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Women in Hollywood

Another Reason to be Excited for 2015: Sarah Silverman's New Show

If 2014 saw the rise of women-led TV, 2015’s going to mark a rocket launch. While shows like Girls and VEEP will continue, some of our favorite creative minds are launching new projects. Read More »

Jennifer Lopez is Becoming Superwoman by Banking on Herself

Jennifer Lopez is a singer, actress, mother, fashion designer, and more—but now she’s adding superwoman to the list.  Read More »

Sony Hacks Reveal Jennifer Lawrence Was Paid Less Than Her Male Co-Stars

When hacker collective Guardians of Peace broke into Sony’s servers on November 24, hundreds of thousands of the entertainment network’s private emails became public. Read More »

Whoopi, Streisand, and Streep: A Look Back at the Legends of the Golden Globes

When the Golden Globes began in October 1943, the ceremony was held during a luncheon at 20th Century Fox and the award winners received scrolls. It wasn’t until 1946 that association president Marina Cisternas came up with the “golden globe” statuette. Read More »

Shonda Rhimes Gives the Most Empowering Speech You Must Read

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Ava DuVernay Becomes First Black Woman Nominated for Best Director Golden Globe

Ava DuVernay tends to accept her awards (and her award nominations) with other people in mind. Read More »

Selma, Sundance, and Scandal: Ava DuVernay on Fighting for Equality in Film

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has made a name for herself as a black female director in a land where mostly men hold the role. Read More »

Allison Williams Isn't the First--Meet 8 Other Women Who Have Ruled Neverland

On December 4, Peter Pan Live! will air on NBC, starring Allison Williams (of Girls fame) as the mischievous Peter. Christopher Walken joins the cast as jaunty villain Captain Hook. Read More »

Female Celebs Celebrating Movember

Since November became Movember in an effort to spark conversation and raise funds for men’s health programs, men have been growing their moustaches out for the month. Read More »

A Role Model For Our Times: Katniss Everdeen's Unassuming Heroism

Katniss Everdeen never set out to be a warrior or a hero - she wanted to protect her family and save her sister from the horror of the Hunger Games. Read More »