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Disney President of Production Says There's a Competitive Advantage to Female Empowerment

With "Beauty and The Beast" earning Disney $700 million dollars to date (and on track to break $1 billion), Sean Bailey, President of Production at Walt Disney Pictures, says to expect some collaborations in the Disney princess franchise. Read More »

North Korean Activist Yeonmi Park Is the Voice of the Oppressed and "Forgotten" People of North Korea

One Young World Ambassador, Yeonmi Park, spoke her truth at the Read More »

"Power Rangers" Director Follows "Beauty and the Beast" Director's Lead and Introduces the First Openly LGBTQ Superhero

"Beauty and the Beast" director, Bill Condon, might have set an example for the rest of the world by casting Disney's first openly gay character. Read More »

Meet the Actress Who Was Just Cast to Play Hillary Clinton in Upcoming Biopic

A new film about Hillary Clinton's coming-of-age story just cast its very own young Hillary. The 2016 presidential candidate will be played by 25-year-old Addison Timlin. The film follow's Clinton on her gap year working in Alaska in 1969 before attending Yale Law School. Read More »

IMDb Just Released New F-rating System for Feminism

IMDb just coined a new rating system that highlights the role of women in film, Digital Spy reports. Read More »

Powerful "When I Play" Short Film for ESPNW Shuts Down Stereotypes in the Best Way

Written and directed by Allison Glock for espnW, the new "When I Play" short film " Read More »

Gloria Steinem Writes NYT Op-Ed: "Women Have 'Chick Flicks.' What About Men?"

MAKER Gloria Steinem took to The New York Times Thursday morning after a long delay on an airport Read More »

Way to Go, HBO: Network Honors Women's History Month With Special Programming

HBO NOW and HBO GO are celebrating Women's History Month with a month-long series of TV and movie choices divided into themed weeks, and we’ve got the lineup. Read More »

Leading Roles for Women in Movies Have Increased — But It's Not All Good News

We were all ecstatic to leave 2016, but it turns out not everything about last year was terrible. Read More »

Five Need-To-Know Facts About Bridget Jones

Bridget Jones, the clumsy, eternally embarrassing singleton struggling to navigate modern life, played by Renée Zellweger, is back. This time, it’s for the third film instalment of the rom-com trilogy, Bridget Jones’s Baby. Read More »

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