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Oprah Winfrey

MAKERS On Equal Pay

On Women's Equality Day, MAKERS share their thoughts and experiences being unfairly paid and how to lessen the wage gap. Read More »

A Glimpse at Oprah's Career In Her 20s and What We Can Take From It

She's a titan of media, philanthropy, film, literature and a cultural icon. Is there anything Oprah Winfrey doesn't do? Read More »

10 Famous Women Dish Out the Truth About Body Image

As the summer days get hotter, paying a visit to the beach is inevitable (because you can't spend the next few months locked away in an air conditioned dungeon). For some, the idea of stepping out into the light of day clad in a bikini sounds like a nightmare. But why is that? Read More »

7 MAKERS On Magazine Covers

Whether you still rush to newsstands to pick up your favorite magazines, or prefer to download them to your devices, magazines haven't gone anywhere. Even in the digital age, print magazine covers still create buzz and spark conversations. Read More »

Oprah, Gloria Steinem and More Talk Experience with Unequal Pay

MAKERS like Gloria Steinem and Oprah Winfrey talk about their experiences with equal - well more like unequal - pay. And how they demanded more. Read More »

Is YouTube Star Michelle Phan the Next Oprah?

By Megan Angelo Read More »

7 Badass Women in History Who Need a Big Biopic, Stat

Female biopic development is on a tear lately: Marisa Tomei is gearing up to channel feminist icon Gloria Steinem. Elizabeth Banks just inked a deal to play tennis legend Billie Jean King. And this summer, Suffragette—about the staunch lionesses who won women the vote and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep, and Carey Mulligan—will hit theaters. Is it asking too much to tack projects on these seven fascinating figures onto the list? I think not. You can send the paperwork for my producer credit to the Glamour offices... Read More »

The Women Behind the Scenes of Oscar Nominated Movies

While we love the actors who star in this year’s greatest films, a big part of MAKERS’ philosophy is celebrating women behind-the-scenes. Without them, movies wouldn’t get financed, actors would go naked, and soundtracks might not make us cry. With them, these cinematic experiences are complete. Read More »

Oprah Threw a House Party Just to Meet Ava DuVernay

When Oprah was introduced to filmmaker Ava DuVernay's work, she knew immediately they would be friends. She just had to find a chance for them to meet. Read More »

Best-Picture Nod for 'Selma' Caps Big Year for Black Women

Three black women released movies in 2014, more than ever before in a single year. And one of them is a contender for the motion picture academy's top prize. Read More »

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