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10 Famous Women on Facing—and Overcoming—Failure

Society pretty much hardwires us to fear failure—practically every piece of content we consume (from movies to TV shows and even some news stories) depicts failure as some kind of all-consuming tragedy that you must consciously avoid. Read More »

Madonna Made Two Major Feminist Statements at the Billboard Women in Music Awards

Just last week, Madonna didn't hold back in an amazing installment of "Carpool Karaoke", but at the Billboard Women in Music Awards on Friday, the iconic singer got real in whole other way in her acceptance speech for the honor of Woman of the Year. Read More »

See MAKERS' Red Carpet Coverage of Billboard's Women in Music 2016

MAKERS was on the ground at Billboard's Women in Music event that honors women across genres of the music world. Read More »

These Quotes Prove That Madonna Is a Feminist Role Model

The "Like A Virgin" and "Material Girl" singer, Madonna Ciccone, turns 58 on Tuesday, and with her birthday comes a flood of memories of her all-time Read More »

Depressingly, Only 15 of the World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities Are Women

"Forbes" released its annual 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities list on Tuesday, and even though Taylor Swift ended Read More »

Madonna Tells Howard Stern Her Rape Was "Too Humiliating" to Report

While a guest on The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday, Madonna talked to the radio show host about being raped when she first moved to New York City in 1977 at the age of 19. Read More »

Here's What Madonna's Thinking When Everyone Talks About Her Age

Though Madonna seems to have a thick skin—she's never really cared what people say about her, has she?—there is one thing that's been bothering the 56-year-old Queen of Pop lately: ageism. Read More »