As a little kid in the early 1980s, I remember watching the video for Prince’s “I Wanna Be Your Lover” for the first time, as I experienced the magic of cable television and MTV in my family’s first house.
Historic Overhaul Will Place Harriet Tubman, MLK, Marian Anderson, And Susan B. Anthony On New U.S. Currency
In a historic overhaul of U.S. currency, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Wednesday that Harriet Tubman, the slave turned abolitionist, will be featured on the front of a newly redesigned $20 note.
Plus: What those Trump supporters she interviewed thought of their segment This year’s election season is a big one for Samantha Bee — not only is it the first one she’s covering as part of her weekly
The oeuvre of the channel once known as Lifetime: Television for Women has historically been met with near-unanimous critical disdain. Lifetime’s films are commonly regarded as “kitsch,” “insulting and
From women musicians like Dolly, Nina, Billie and more. Contemporary pop music is full of empowering anthems about women's independence. But long before the riot grrrl movement and power pop jams braced
Meet Zari, Sesame Workshop’s first Afghan Muppet. Zari, a 6-year-old girl who’s “curious and eager” and whose name means “shimmering,” will be featured on season 5 of Afghanistan’s Baghch-e-Simsim, the
"Look at Channing Tatum. He was a stripper just like me. No one says sh*t." Sexism in the entertainment industry is nothing new -- just ask Amber Rose. The model, author and feminist icon has been on receiving
Ahead of Captain America: Civil War‘s May 6 release, Marvel has launched a program to support girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The “Girls Reforming the Future Challenge”
From Gloria Steinem to Lena Dunham, there are many fierce ladies who have been (and should continue to be) applauded for working to make the world a better place for women. But it's also important to that
Sexism is still alive and well in Hollywood. Studies conducted throughout 2015 showed that there are still ridiculously few films being made with female protagonists; that there are even fewer being helmed
Tell the truth: Do you click on unretouched photos of celebrities? If so, you’ve been busy the past few weeks. More than 200 shots from a 2013 L’Oréal cosmetics campaign leaked on Feb. 18, showing Beyoncé
While re-watching Grease the other day, I came to one important realization: If Rizzo were watching Grease with me (and oh, man — I wish), she’d be embarrassed for all of us. First, like any rational she’d