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This Live Stream of Gymnasts Describing Their Sexual Assault In Court Is Hard to Watch but Incredibly Important

More than 150 victims are getting their days in court—facing their abuser, former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar—as they address him and what he did to them.

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Where Do Republican Women Fit in the Women’s Movement?

"There are Republican women running for office for all different reasons, and no one is telling their story."

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May This Razzie Be the Only Award Mel Gibson Receives on His “Rehabilitation” Tour

Nominations for the 38th Annual Razzie Awards were announced today, and they included nods to Mel Gibson for Worst Supporting Actor, to The Emoji Movie and The Mummy for Worst Picture, and more.

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First Clip From Black Panther Shows T’Challa and Shuri in Action

Black Panther's trailers have been cool as hell, but we haven't gotten a chance to see any parts of the movie in sequence until now.

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The Most Important Magic in Mary and The Witch’s Flower Is No Magic

The magic of Mary and The Witch's flower is beautiful, but director Yonebayashi and producer Nishimura explain why its non-magical moments are so important and personal.

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Tracee Ellis Ross Clarifies Pay Negotiations for Black-ish, Is “Truly Thankful” for Support

She shared on Twitter that while she's both grateful and thankful for the support, "there were never any threats."

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Things We Saw Today: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Imitates Kate McKinnon’s Impression of Her

As part of a recent discussion at Sundance, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked what she thought about Kate McKinnon's impression of her on Saturday Night Live. "I liked the actress who portrayed me," Ginsburg said, "and I would like to say 'Gins-Burn' sometimes to my colleagues."

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Wonder Woman 2 Will Be the First Film to Adopt New PGA Sexual Harassment Prevention Policies

Wonder Woman 2 will be the first film to implement the brand-new guidelines for sexual harassment prevention from the Producers Guild of America (PGA).

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There Are Some New Salary and Release Date Rumors for the Black Widow Solo Movie

According to reports that originated with the Daily Mail—so file them all into the "hm, maybe" pile—Scarlett Johansson has signed a $25 million contract for a Black Widow solo film that Marvel wants to release by 2020.

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Jordan Peele Explains What Get Out‘s “Sunken Place” Represents, and Why It Feels Like We’re There Now

"Every day there is proof that we are in the sunken place."

As part of his acceptance speech for the Producers Guild Stanley Kramer Award, Jordan Peele explained what inspiredGet Out's Sunken Place and why "every day there is proof that we are in the sunken place."

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SNL‘s “What Even Matters Anymore” Is a Crushingly Real Game Show About Trump’s Scandals

Last night, Jessica Chastain hosted Saturday Night Live, and they confronted the endless, seemingly consequence-free scandals of the Trump presidency with a shockingly bleak game show skit, "What Even Matters Anymore."

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Why Marchers Wore Red for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women at the 2018 Women’s March

A number of Women's March events yesterday highlighted the epidemic of violence against Indigenous and Native women in North America.

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The Angry, Amazing, and Heartbreaking Speeches from Yesterday’s Marches

"I want my pin back."

These speeches from Viola Davis, Whoopi Goldberg, Halsey, Scarlett Johansson, and Natalie Portman are an excellent reminder of everything we've gained by speaking out—and how much further we have to go to ensure those benefits reach every woman. 

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Things We Saw Today: The Focus for the 2018 Women’s March Is “Power to the Polls”

The Women's March is back this year, and the theme for 2018 is "Power to the Polls." To commit to that theme, they'll launch a yearlong, nationwide voter registration initiative.

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For the First Time, There’s Enough All-Ages LGBTQ Content That the GLAAD Awards Have a Whole Category for It

The nominees for the 29th GLAAD Media Awards have been announced, and for the first time, they include a category for LGBTQ-inclusive Kids & Family Programming.

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All Those Possible Harley Quinn Projects Have Reportedly Been Narrowed Down to Three

According to "insider sources" who spoke with The Wrap, DC and Warner Bros. have zeroed in on three possible live-action Harley Quinn projects: the Suicide Squad sequel, a Birds of Prey movie, and the Joker/Harley film.

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Funko’s First Jurassic Park Set Includes a Gloriously Shirtless Dr. Ian Malcom, But Leaves Out Dr. Ellie Sattler

Funko has announced a new collection to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the original Jurassic Park film. The collection includes a bunch of dinos, Dr. Grant, a gloriously shirtless Ian Malcolm, and ... no Dr. Ellie Sattler. A figure is coming, but why are women so often an afterthought in merchandising?

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A Cosmetics Company Tried to Trademark #MeToo

According to a recent article in TMZ, Hard Candy Cosmetics recently applied to trademark #MeToo, the hashtag created by Tarana Burke. While they have since abandoned the application due to public outcry, this incident illustrates the uncomfortable ways that corporate marketing can appropriate feminist language.

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Unsettlingly Apropos: On the Anniversary of Trump’s Inauguration, Government Shuts Down

On the one-year anniversary of Trump's inauguration, the U.S. government is shutting down after a Republican party that controls the House, the Senate, and the White House couldn't manage to compromise its way to a budget. The one good thing to come out of this? Democrats are finally taking a strong stand to protect DACA recipients.

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These Rumors About Handmaid’s Tale Director Reed Morano Joining the Star Wars Family Are Too Much for Us to Handle

Reed's work is beautiful and intense. It tells not just a narrative story, but an emotional one. We would love to see what she would do with Star Wars. And yes, the fact that is a woman makes this prospect all the more exciting.

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