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Women in Hollywood

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 »

Emma Stone's Cabaret Debut, Plus 8 Other Famous Women on Broadway in 2014

On Wednesday night, Emma Stone made her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in Cabaret, now playing at Studio 54. Read More »

Grace Kelly: A Woman of Ambition

On November 12, 1929, Grace Kelly was born to champions. Her father won three Olympic gold medals in sculling, and his construction company became one of the biggest on the East Coast. Read More »

A Look Back at Calista Flockhart's Big Break: Ally McBeal

On her 50th birthday, we reminisce on the actress' most famous role. Read More »

Margaret Mitchell and the Could-Have-Been Scarletts

Margaret Mitchell was born in Atlanta on November 8, 1900. She was a debutante who challenged social restrictions on women at the time as one of Georgia’s first female newspaper reporters. Read More »

The Guardian Talks to Margaret Keane, the Woman Behind Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes'

For 16 hours a day, Margaret Keane painted children with big eyes. Her work was an art sensation: originals went to 60s stars like Jerry Lewis and Kim Novak while millions of prints sold in corner stores. But Margaret got none of the fame or money. Read More »

Lupita Nyong'o is Glamour's 2014 Woman of the Year

When Lupita Nyong'o won her Oscar for 12 Years a Slave in February, she said she hoped her success would inspire others: “No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid," she concluded Read More »

Women Who Rule the White House--and Primetime

What if these fictional women put their heads together? They'd run a very high-powered cabinet. MAKERS imagines what titles they'd take. Read More »

On This Day: Rita Hayworth, "The Epitome of Glamour," Was Born

Rita Hayworth (born today in 1919) was, in the 1940s, the epitome of American glamour and one of the most well-known celebrities in the world. She was a talented dancer and seductive actress. Read More »

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