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Female Roles

Uzo Aduba Can't Choose A Fave 'OITNB' Character For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.14.2015 | Women

Actress Uzo Aduba can't pick a favorite "Orange is the New Black" character -- and there's damn good reason why. "I'm not even trying to be dodgy on t...

Carla Gugino: Young Women Are Finally Getting 'Roles That Really Count'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women

Actress Carla Gugino told HuffPost Live on Monday that there have been some real changes in Hollywood since the beginning of her career. While many ac...

Jessica Chastain Calls Out Hollywood For Lack Of Female Roles

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Entertainment

Jessica Chastain is the latest actress to speak out against the lack of female roles in Hollywood. In a recent round of press for "The Disappearance o...

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Excited To Not Just Play 'The Sexy Girl'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.19.2014 | Entertainment

Mary Elizabeth Winstead has starred in such movies as "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" and "Live Free Or Die Hard," but she cites her role in "Alex of Ve...

I Witnessed Hollywood's Sexism Firsthand -- And Said Nothing

Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.04.2014 | Women
Kathleen Miles

One man said, "Would you rather keep the Oscar statue or get a blow job from any actress in the first three rows?"

More Female Scientists Are Showing Up In Action Movies

Slate | Posted 07.05.2012 | Women

It's hard to decide when the James Bond franchise hit bottom (before being resuscitated by Daniel Craig in the 2006 remake of Casino Royale). But a go...

'Girls' Has Passed The Ultimate Woman Test

BuzzFeed | Posted 05.07.2012 | Women

In an interview, cartoonist Alison Bechdel reveals she also watches "Sex and the City" on loop, and discusses how difficult it can be to write about h...

What 'Don't Trust The B----' Really Says About Women

Salon | Posted 04.12.2012 | Women

Every morning as I walk my daughters to school, I pass a billboard advertising a new sitcom on ABC. Alongside a close-up of a smug young woman danglin...

The Damsels In ‘Damsels In Distress’ Discuss The Film, Director Whit Stillman, And Women In Films

The Daily Beast | Posted 04.05.2012 | Women

Simply finding a movie with a single interesting female role can feel like a major discovery. But stumbling upon a film with four vibrant, fresh, funn...