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Kathryn Hahn And Annie Mumolo Dish On 'Bad Moms'

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 07.19.2016 | Entertainment


Patricia Clarkson Has No Time For Complaints From White Male Actors

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women

In an interview with The Guardian timed to her new film "Learning to Drive," actress Patricia Clarkson held nothing back when it came to sexism in the...

Lenny Letter HBO Series Will Destroy Sexist Production Norms

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 06.09.2016 | Entertainment

Lenny Letter just launched in September, but the feminist newsletter already has its own book imprint, an HBO series and a podcast in the works. At t...

Los Angeles, On Foot

Lauren DePino | Posted 06.03.2016 | Good News
Lauren DePino

I love taking walks. Long ones. I start by choosing a direction. Then I let something lead me. I'm not sure what to call it--maybe it's intuition or...

Why Male Directors Need To Be Called Out On Their Sexism

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.03.2016 | Women

"I'll never make a film with supermodels again." This was director John Carney's passionate declaration, made in an interview with The Independent on ...

Megan Fox Says 'The Nag, The Trophy, The Escort' Still Dominate Women's Roles

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 06.03.2016 | Entertainment

Plenty of women in Hollywood will tell you just how hard it is to find a meaningful role. The latest to speak out on the issue: Megan Fox. The "Teenag...

"Good" Charlotte/"Bad" Charlotte: Charlotte Stewart Tells All in New Book "Little House in the Hollywood Hills".

Jed Ryan | Posted 06.02.2016 | Books
Jed Ryan

Her most iconic roles have been the beloved schoolmarm Miss Beadle in Little House on the Prairie, the haunted "Mary X" in the midnight masterpiece Er...

My Feminist Opinions Ruined Game of Thrones for My Boyfriend

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

Like all women I know who do watch the show and read the books, I entered the fanbase by recommendation from a man already watching the show, AKA the only Game of Thrones point of entry for women.

Virginia Madsen And Her Mom Open Up On Feeling 'Lucky' To Grow Older

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.07.2016 | Fifty

Mother's Day is this weekend: it's the perfect time to be part of Talk To Me, and record your own conversation with your child or parent. Creating a T...

The Jerky Girls: Hollywood's Sisyphean Task

Jon Eig | Posted 04.27.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

So will we ever get a popular selfish hero who happens to be a woman in a movie? Is it simply a matter of matching the right actress to the right screenplay? Or are we too culturally immature for an adorable asshole with breasts?

Gillian Anderson Says Women Need To Stop Feeling Ashamed Of This

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.21.2016 | Fifty

Gillian Anderson insists she hasn't had any work done, but says she's no stranger to the pressure women in Hollywood feel to keep turning back the clo...

20th C. Fox, Paramount Have ZERO Female Directors Through 2018

The Wrap | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment

A tally by TheWrap found 22 consecutive films from Fox — not counting Fox Searchlight — and 25 from Paramount had no women directors in sight....

Jeremy Renner Conveniently Changes His Tune On Women In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.12.2016 | Entertainment

Jeremy Renner is advocating for women in Hollywood now, so we're going to pretend that all of his 2015 comments about females in the industry don't ex...

What the F**k Is F**kable?

Heather Matarazzo | Posted 04.07.2016 | Women
Heather Matarazzo

I don't know if I can answer that question for you, but I can share my own experience.

Melissa McCarthy Nails Her Response To A Weight Loss Question

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.31.2016 | Style

Melissa McCarthy, you are a true boss. In a new interview with Refinery29, the hilarious actress waxed poetic on her relationship, her new movie and ...

Yvette Nicole Brown Tired Of 'Sassy' Requirement For Black Actresses

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 03.26.2016 | Entertainment

Actress Yvette Nicole Brown, known for her roles in "Community" and 2015's "The Odd Couple," recently sat down with Essence magazine deputy editor Yol...

Nia Vardalos' Daughter Walked Out Of A Movie Without 'Enough Girls'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment

Clearly, Nia Vardalos is doing parenting right. In a conversation with Melissa Silverstein on the "Women and Hollywood" podcast, the star of "My Big ...

Patricia Arquette Responds To The Suggestion Women Are Bad Filmmakers

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment

Patricia Arquette kicked the conversation around gender equality into a higher gear by using her Oscars acceptance speech to protest discriminatory pa...

Natalie Portman Says Hollywood Has 'A Long Ways To Go' Toward Gender Equality

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 03.19.2016 | Entertainment

Natalie Portman spoke out about gender inequality in the entertainment industry in a recent interview with People. "For myself I feel excited about 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...

Brie Larson On Being Asked To Wear A Miniskirt To An Audition

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment

Oh, sexism. When Brie Larson was coming up as an actress, she was reportedly asked to wear particular items of clothing for certain auditions. She to...

Cate Blanchett On The Scrutiny Women Face In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Lauren Moraski | Posted 03.03.2016 | Entertainment

On Sunday, Cate Blanchett will spend her day getting ready for the 88th annual Academy Awards -- she’ll get her hair and makeup done, put on a gorge...

Older Women Are Beautiful And Amazing. Why Are They Left Out Of Movies?

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.23.2016 | Entertainment

A lot of women will tell you that once we get past 40, we start to feel kind of invisible. In movies and TV shows, we’re often portrayed as non-sexu...

What 'Desperate Housewives' Taught Eva Longoria About Negotiating Her Salary

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.22.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

ABC's hit show "Desperate Housewives" didn't just kick Eva Longoria's career into high gear -- it taught her invaluable lessons about negotiating a sa...

Meryl Streep On The Biggest Surprise Of Her Career

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.16.2016 | Fifty

Meryl Streep is one of the most revered actresses of all time, and yet, the 66-year-old revealed she wasn't always sure her career would enjoy such lo...