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12 Times Rihanna Dropped the Truth About Life

Pop star and all-around dynamic diva Rihanna has never been one to shy away from speaking her mind or strutting her truth —whether it be on runways or on her chart-topping hits. Read More »

Meet the 9 Female MacArthur 2015 Fellowship Winners

The 2015 MacArthur "Genius Grant" Winners were announced Tuesday and as always, this year's class is made up of some serious talent. Read More »

Tina Fey and Mindy Kaling Talk Presidential Crushes, Double Standards and More

Just off the heels of Vanity Fair's controversial feature on the men of late-night TV, comedic greats and best friends in our heads Tina Fey and Mindy Kaling remind us just how essential women's voices are t Read More »

Shop Ellen DeGeneres's Personal Furniture On Paddle8

Last October, Hamish Bowles followed Ellen DeGeneres on an inspired trip through Paris and Amsterdam and penned a charming acco Read More »

11 Times Joan Rivers Inspired Us to Own Our Individuality

September 4 marks the one-year anniversary of Joan Rivers' death.  Bold, unapologetic and fearless on and off the stage, Rivers was a trailblazer in her own right. She spoke her mind and always had the uncanny ability to hilariously articulate what we all were thinking. Read More »

6 Female Movie Characters Who Overcome the Odds

Movies have the special ability to transform real-life tales into captivating, compelling stories. And no stories are more empowering (or complex to translate onscreen) than those of women who achieved greatness against all odds. Read More »

Yes, Women Athletes With High Levels of Testosterone are Still Women

On Monday, the final appeals courts for global sports made an important ruling that will favor athleticism over gender identifiers. Read More »