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Sophia Bush Doesn't Care What You Think About Her Feminist Views

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.16.2016 | Women

Actress Sophia Bush has definitely received pushback for her outspoken, feminist views, but it hasn't necessarily come from her Hollywood peers. The ...

EXCLUSIVE: The Top Secret Outline of GOOP's Next "Sex Issue"!

Em & Lo | Posted 05.13.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

This week, Gwyneth Paltrow launched the first ever Sex Issue on her "much-discussed" lifestyle blog, GOOP.com.  It's been a long-time coming from th...

Sophia Bush Says She Receives Pushback For Voicing Political Opinions

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.09.2016 | Entertainment

Sophia Bush's tweets are full of hashtags and links to causes that are near and dear to her heart. From climate change to the water crisis in Flint to...

"How To Get Away With Murder" Star, Aja Naomi King, Has The Best Advice For Young Actors

Quora | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

The advice that I was always given when asking for advice about acting was that if I could imagine myself doing anything else, anything else at all, then go do that. It is a brutal industry filled with so much rejection and heartache, you constantly go out of your way to figure out what someone else wants you to be in an audition room and still be authentic to your own instincts as an artist, and it feels like you're completely in the dark.

10 Women Who Prove You Can Rock Cleavage Like A Boss At Any Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.09.2016 | Fifty

Susan Sarandon got some flack for her recent revealing look at the SAG Awards, with TV host Piers Morgan questioning if the bold ensemble was appropri...

Are Media Mergers Good for Latinos?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 01.31.2016 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

A study found that the percentage of Hispanic actors onscreen increased from 6.6 percent before the merger to 7.3 percent afterward. That's good news, right? Well, even that mild improvement comes with a caveat. Basically, more shows were hiring more Hispanics to appear as servants and thugs. Yay for progress!

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Star Nails The 'Contradictory Messages' Women Face

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.18.2016 | Women

Being a woman in Hollywood means trying to perfect a never-ending balancing act of opposing expectations, actress and writer Rachel Bloom told HuffPos...

This New Queer Film Explores The Intricate Dynamics Of Interpersonal Relationships

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Actresses," a new short film by Jeremy Hersh, is making waves at film festivals across the country. The film follows two queer women during the earl...

Kate Mara: It's 'Quite An Honor' To Play A Female Superhero

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women

It's no secret that female superheroes are few and far between. That's why actress Kate Mara fully appreciates her role as Sue Storm, the kick-ass her...

23 Black Stars Who Shined On Broadway Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.23.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and ...

The 'Terrifying' (But Hilarious) Reason Why Carla Gugino Will Never Sleep Naked In California

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.12.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

While Carla Gugino may have once enjoyed the luxury of sleeping nude in the privacy of her home -- the practice now conjures up some "terrifying" memo...

5 Reasons Meryl Streep Is The Absolute Best

Next Avenue | Jill Yanish | Posted 04.30.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jill Yanish Meryl Streep has proven yet again that she is amazing. The 65-year-old actress has just funded a pro...

5 Famous Onscreen Couples Who Didn't Like Each Other In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.24.2015 | Fifty

At times, the chemistry between TV and film co-stars is so strong that it leads to real-life romances. Yet there are plenty of instances when famous c...

Take Care and Iron Man Actress Leslie Bibb on Romantic Comedies, Women in Film, and the Acting Process

Quora | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

I love a good Romantic Comedy. I really do. I typically go for a forties or fifties rom com. A good black and white with Cary Grant, a little Hepburn, Jimmy Stewart. They made great movies back then.

Megan Fox, and 9 Other Women Michael Bay Added to Our Desktop Wallpapers

AskMen.com | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
AskMen.com

If we go back over the past 20 years, we can really see that not much has changed when it comes to his casting process. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't take the time to make sure we really see the journey up close. So... let's meet Bay's babes.

For Ruby Dee, Who Made Me Believe

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

There was something happening out there -- mostly in New York, I gathered, as a little black girl growing up on Chicago's South Side in the 50s. I didn't understand it, but I could see and feel it, whenever I saw Ruby Dee on TV or the big screen.

How to Fix Hollywood's Gender Age Wage Gap

Paige Morrow Kimball | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Paige Morrow Kimball

In Hollywood or in the corporate world we're still paid less, we keep hitting the glass ceiling and we continue to try to climb the proverbial ladder. (This is for those who may have lived under a rock for the last 100 years.)

Gravity Review: In Space, Nobody Can Hear Your One-liners

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Morgenstern

It really had the opportunity to transcend, and despite being a cinematic masterpiece, I'm not sure it is a film I will want to watch again once it's out of IMAX.

8 Actresses Who Created Parts For Themselves

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.15.2013 | Women

"Quality roles in studio films are just not available in great numbers for women, period," Joe Reid succinctly wrote for the Tribeca Film Festival's b...

Kerry Washington: Olivia Pope 'Fully Owns Being A Woman'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.02.2013 | Women

Another day, another reason to love Kerry Washington. Washington portrays high-powered political crisis manager Olivia Pope on ABC's hit show 'Sca...

Summer Movie Women Finally Get Some Respect

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.20.2013 | Women

Summer blockbusters are notoriously guy-centric, and this summer is no exception, as movie-goers can witness men (both superhuman and not) team up and...

How Putting Celebrities On Magazine Covers Has Affected Body Image

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 06.01.2013 | Style

The era of models-as-cover-stars came to an end around the time Anna Wintour took over at Vogue. There, she popularized the casting of celebrities -- ...

Hey Baby, What's Your Number?: Step Off the Scale

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Allure's highlighting of Saldana's weight reduces this talented performer to a one-dimensional image, reinforcing the strange and fraught relationship women (and men) have with one of the most reviled twentieth-century innovations: the bathroom scale.

You'll Never Guess Who This Beauty Is

Posted 04.04.2013 | Fifty

She went on to become a comedy icon.

Frauds on the Red Carpet? True Confessions of Academy Award Winners

Dr. Valerie Young | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Dr. Valerie Young

It's a challenge to maintain a consistent level of confidence when you know you are only as good as your last performance, when even the brightest stars fade quickly, and where success requires that you prove yourself over and over again in ways few others must.