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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?

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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 »

On This Day: Oprah Winfrey Launched Her OWN Network

Three years ago on January 1, 2011, Oprah launched The Oprah Winfrey Network, building on her success with “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and her reputation as the Queen of Daytime. Read More »

Oprah Says Her Career Wouldn't Have Been Possible with Kids

America’s most motherly figure said her career wouldn’t have been possible if she’d had kids. Read More »

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