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Let’s Dispel The Myth That Being a “Creative Genius” Excuses Terrible Behavior in Men

You can make great art without being an ass.

The myth of the troubled artistic genius has persisted ever since some pompous pre-historic ass clown smeared pigment on the cave walls in Lascaux before pitching a cup of berry juice at the head of his poor assistant. As the #MeToo Movement barrels on, we hear variations of the same story again and again. A lauded creator given carte blanche to wreak havoc and abuse in the name of art, his behavior protected and defended by The Powers That Be.

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The Well-Deserved Fallout From the Arrested Development Interview Continues

After the horrible New York Times interview that exposed pretty much all the male cast of Arrested Development (sans Michael Cera) participating in the dismissal, mansplaining and gaslighting of Jessica Walter, the fallout has continued.

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Pete Davidson Responds to Trolls Suggesting Mental Illness Means He Can’t Be in a Healthy Relationship

"I'm simply writing this because I want everyone out there who has an illness to know that it's not true and that anyone who says that is ill and full of sh*t."

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Harvey Weinstein Arrested and Formally Charged with Rape and Sexual Misconduct

Nearly eight months after the New York Times and the New Yorker published chilling accounts of his crimes, Harvey Weinstein has finally been arrested. The disgraced mogul turned himself in to authorities Friday morning, where he was arrested and formally charged with with first- and third-degree rape and a criminal sex act in the first degree.

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Trump Policy Raising Abortion Rates Abroad, Coming Soon to the U.S.

Surprisingly enough, this week in reproductive rights was quiet in the realm of state legislatures, which have spent the past few weeks trying to ban abortion as early as possible. But in terms of groundbreaking studies, updates on the Trump administration’s decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding, and an impending major vote on abortion in Ireland, this week has hardly lacked for big news.

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Most Fans Forgot Boba Fett Would Be Star Wars’ First Lead of Color & That’s a Problem

Since he first appeared in The Empire Strikes Back, the bounty hunter Boba Fett has been a popular character in the Star Wars universe, despite his limited screen time. So, it's not a surprise that, despite the fact that we aren't getting a standalone Lando film this next go-round, Fett seems like the next natural choice.

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Interview: Annihilation Stunt Coordinator Jo McLaren Breaks Down the Lighthouse Scene

Jo McLaren talks about creating the terrifying action in Alex Garland's Annihilation and the mystifying lighthouse scene at the end.

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Why Is Everyone Updating Their Privacy Policies?

This morning, I opened my email inbox to find yet another privacy policy update from a site whose privacy policy I was never really all that worried about, and I'm not alone.

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The Absurd Reason an Interviewer Was Baffled by Mindy Kaling’s Ocean’s 8 Character

"Mindy, you play a jeweler. Now, you are not married and have never been engaged, so how do you know about diamonds?"

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Michelle Wolf Is Every Strong Female Lead in “Featuring a Strong Female Lead”

She doesn't have time for emotion!

Michelle Wolf is feisty! She doesn't have time for emotions in her sex! She's under indictment!

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Shailene Woodley Talks About Her Standing Rock Arrest But Not the Privilege She Was Afforded Afterward

It's admirable that Woodley uses her privilege to bring attention to political issues. I do wish, though, that she were willing to use the P-word in discussing her own experiences.

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Things We Saw Today: Irish Citizens Are Flying Back Home For the Referendum #RepealThe8th

Irish citizens from around the world are returning home in order to vote in tomorrow's election.

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Harvey Weinstein Set to Turn Himself in, Which is the First Time He’s Done the Right Thing in Decades

Now that Bill Cosby is out of the way, we can move on to the next big name on the Douchebags to Be Implicated in the Time's Up Era list: Harvey Weinstein. It seems not all of the charges against him are burdened by a statute of limitations.

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Facebook Wants Your Nude Pics in an Effort to Protect You From Revenge Porn

This gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "junk mail."

In lieu of protecting our elections, Facebook has decided to protect our boobies. The social networking giant launched an experimental program designed to combat the scourge of revenge porn by taking preemptive measures. The program works by assigning a digital fingerprint to nude content, which will then block the image from spreading.

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Women of Color Deserve to Enjoy the Wish Fulfillment of Princesses

The princess is a trope that feminists talk about often in terms of how it represents heteronormativity and patriarchy, but what can it mean to women of color?

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Forget Risa—There Could Be a Star Trek-Themed Park Coming to Universal Studios in Orlando, Which is Much Closer

Who wouldn't want to immerse themselves into their favorite fictional setting for a little while? Star Trek fans have reason to be excited as there's a rumor that Universal Studios in Orlando, FL may be creating a Star Trek-themed attraction at their park. I know where I'm going to want to go on my next vacation!

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Show Dogs Will Be Recut Over Criticisms That It Depicts Grooming Tactics Similar to Those Used By Child Abusers

A number of parenting blogs, along with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, have called out the film for a story arc that they say sends a disturbing message about sexual abuse. The movie depicts a number of scenes that show Max, an anthropomorphized dog, being touched in ways that make him uncomfortable, specifically when the dog show judges inspect his genitals.

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Morgan Freeman Accused of Sexual Harassment in New Investigation

Another Day, Another #MeToo Story

A new CNN investigation features eight women accusing actor Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment and misconduct. CNN's An Phung and Chloe Melas published an in-depth report detailing accounts of the 80 year old film icon's alleged on-set behavior, where several women claimed he would repeatedly harass them about their bodies and clothing choices.

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Caitlyn Jenner Not Voting Trump in 2020 Over LGBTQIA Issues Is Four Years Too Late

Did you know that Trump and his administration would be terrible for LGBTQIA issues? Yeah, you probably did. Most people did, actually. For many of their supporters, that was actually a selling point. For detractors, they were part of a long list of interconnected issues that the Trump administration would be terrible at handling. For Caitlyn Jenner, however, this seems to have been one big ol' surprise.

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