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Things We Saw Today: The Legends of Tomorrow Writers Have A Reminder About Trump and Sexual Assault

The Legends of Tomorrow writers' room recently tweeted a reminder that Donald Trump is unfit for any office.

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Happy Birthday to Carrie Fisher, Our Once and Future Princess, Rebel, and General

Today would have been Carrie Fisher's 61st birthday. To celebrate her life, I thought I'd round up some of the amazing stories, speeches, anecdotes, and interviews we've published about and from her over the years.

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The Trump Administration Is Holding An Immigrant Girl Prisoner Because She Asked For an Abortion

Although an undocumented teenager received state approval to procure an abortion, the Trump administration refuses to release her to the clinic and allow her to exercise her constitutional right. They continue to delay her procedure with court appeals - and she's already 15 weeks pregnant.

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Come Watch Taika Waititi Read and Respond to Internet Comments About Thor: Ragnarok

IGN had the highly animated Taika Waititi, director of Thor: Ragnarok and What We Do in the Shadows, over to respond to some of their commenters.

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“We are tired of relying on whisper networks”: Women and GNC Animators Demand Concrete Changes to Stop Sexual Harassment

More than 200 women and gender non-conforming animators have signed an open letter to the animation community, demanding concrete changes to weed out sexual harassment in the industry.

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Irony Is The First Tribute to Die in Dubai’s Hunger Games Theme Park

Lionsgate has partnered with Dubai Parks and Resorts to open “The World of The Hunger Games” theme park.

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Things We Saw Today: Reviews for The Snowman Are So Bad They Almost Make Me Want to See It

The thriller starring Michael Fassbender as a person named Detective Harry Hole chasing a killer who loves making snowmen or something is getting scorchingly critical reviews.

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Chelsea Handler Quits Her Netflix Show, Because She’s Got Activism to Do

If it can be said that there's a silver lining about the election of the Trump administration, it's that it has gotten people for whom politics was a mere afterthought to bring the state of our country and the world front and center in their minds. That's certainly the effect Trump's election seems to have had on comedian and host, Chelsea Handler.

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Lupita Nyong’o Speaks Up About Harvey Weinstein to End “the Conspiracy of Silence”

The parade of testimony against Hollywood predator Harvey Weinstein, sadly, doesn't seem to have an end yet. This time, one of our favorite actresses around these parts, Lupita Nyong'o, has come forward in a personal essay for The New York Times, giving a harrowing and detailed account of an entire spectrum of abuses she received at the hands of the disgraced (and disgraceful) movie mogul.

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We Need More STIs on Our Sex Shows

During the second season of the hit HBO television show Insecure, there was a big discussion about condoms being depicted on screen. Mainly, that they aren't really. The controversy came when viewers noticed that it seemed as though Issa's partners were just "sliding into her DMs" with no pause for a glove.

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Rian Johnson Is Happy to Keep Us All Guessing About The Last Jedi

Star Wars is a franchise that's no stranger to big twists. The Empire Strikes Back even pulled a little fake-out with Yoda before dropping one of the most famous movie twists of all time, Return of the Jedi returned to that same well with Luke and Leia, and The Force Awakens, pulled a similar trick in the reveal of Kylo Ren's true identity. Rian Johnson, director of The Last Jedi, is enjoying fan anticipation of future surprises.

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Harvey Weinstein Is Apparently Being Awful At “Sex Rehab”

The Hollywood mogul at the center of the widespread sexual harassment and assault allegations is reportedly falling asleep in therapy sessions, claiming conspiracies against him, and "barking" into a mobile phone he isn't supposed to have.

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The Trump Administration Chose a Pregnant, Undocumented Minor as the Latest Target of Its Bullying

So, let’s see—the past month has seen the president of the United States repeal a policy that ensured millions of women’s access to free or affordable birth control, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement actively deny an undocumented minor access to abortion, and of course, thousands of people take to the internet to share heartbreaking tales of sexual abuse.

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Does The Walking Dead Have a Big Negan Problem?

I was struck by a take in USA Today by Kelly Lawler, whose headline declares, "The Walking Dead needs to kill Negan to survive." In the article, Lawler argues that Negan has overstayed his welcome by whole seasons, and is now bogging down the entire show.

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The #WhyIWrite Tag Is a (Mostly) Positive and Awesome Tribute to the Written Word

#WhyIWrite is part of National Day of Writing and authors, bloggers and all lovers of the written word have taken to Twitter to express what writing has meant for them.

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Scarlett Johansson Assembles the Avengers (and Other Celebrity Friends) to Benefit Puerto Rico Disaster Relief

Imagine Captain America as the narrator of Our Town. It's kinda perfect, right? Well, I don't know if that's the role Chris Evans will be reading, but what I do know is that Scarlett Johansson is gathering her Avengers buddies, as well as some other celebrity friends, for a staged reading of Our Town, which will benefit Puerto Rico's disaster relief effort.

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Cartoonist Plays Himself by Trying to Make Fun of Girls Joining the Boy Scouts

When it was announced that the Boy Scouts of America was going to start allowing girls to join all sections of the programs, it was expected that there would be some pushback from different places. I mean girls ... in the boy scouts? What's next? The White House? Anytime women begin to integrate a literal boy's club, instantly traditionalize act as though the very concept of masculinity/manliness is under attack.

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Listen to the Stranger Things Season 2 Soundtrack Now

The soundtrack for the second season is currently on Spotify, and the original work of Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, members of the band S U R V I V E is as perfectly synth-heavy as ever.

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Illustrates How Women Survive Trauma

“You cannot overcome suffering if you refuse to look at it” is a line spoken to the titular character in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. It also serves as something of a thesis statement for the game, in which a warrior traverses the Norse mythology-based Underworld to redeem the soul of her deceased love. Hellblade gives us something sorely needed in gaming: an achingly realistic portrayal of how women experience and cope with severe trauma.

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If It Sounds Like a Crappy Excuse, That’s Probably Because It Is

"I knew enough to do more than I did," he said, "There was more to it than just the normal rumors, the normal gossip. It wasn’t secondhand. I knew he did a couple of these things."

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