Scandal took the biggest leap in recent history by featuring a one-minute abortion procedure, which marked the first time since Roe vs. Wade that a main female TV character underwent the procedure. And it was not all that dramatic, which is the exact point we are trying to make about abortion.
"My inspiration doesn't come from just one person, it comes from everything and everyone. My inspiration comes from what I see every day, from the gems that I buy, and literally from my dreams."
Sunday night's Emmy Awards Show and Apple's new ad should be just the beginning. It's time for Hollywood to step up and for the viewing audience to step up to demand more positive, "Real" images like these.
Most definitely social constructs come into play when it comes to loving or hating the mistress or any other controversial character. But in any case, we just want to see the most empathetic main characters win.
I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.
There are many of us in the LGBT community who want allies, but do we extend ourselves to help the "other others," those people who are seemingly most unlike ourselves? Now that we as a community are gaining strength and more equality, it is time for us to become vocal and visible allies to other communities.
Pope's impeccable problem solving skills, assertiveness and unapologetic demeanor are traits that attribute to her success as a fixer. However, these qualities are typically not viewed positively when displayed by women. Yet, she is revered by those around her.
Why are Canadian based web series and shows taking a stand more than US prime time network shows?
Ever since Homeland premiered, fans of Showtime's extraordinary gem have been dying to say it "Jumped The Shark."
It's been a particularly abundant whirlwind several days as one thinks about recent events within pop culture as they intersect with tech.
The Season 3 cliffhanger has left our Scandal team in disarray -- and "Popeless." The gladiators (ahem... plastics) are stranded with a colossal mess on their hands, and we can't wait to see Liv's next move.
It appears that many journalists and publicists were angered, but NOT surprised by the snubbing of legendary photographer Bill Jones at the recent rec...
Some of the most famed faux pas of the past are also turning up on fashionable faces in the beauty realm, from matte finishes to matching lipstick to blue eyeliner.
Aside from the obvious fact that Olivia would not be welcome at a Clippers game (the character is played by African American actress Kerry Washington), there are a few tips any crisis expert would have advised.
Because Scandal is so much like real life, there are some very important life lessons to take away from it each week, because after all, which one of us can't say we haven't been a part of an international cover-up that seemingly resolves itself in 44 minutes or less? No one, my point exactly.
When a magazine calls a woman with pale eyes and hair beautiful, I don't have any problem agreeing. They are beautiful. We all are. But what many magazines fail to realize is that there's more than one brand of beauty.