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Can We Please Believe Dylan Farrow About Woody Allen Now?

#BelieveAllWomen

Today Dylan Farrow took to Twitter to call out not just Woody Allen, but those who continue to support him. Fallow is Woody Allen's adopted daughter with Mia Farrow and in 2014, she took to the New York Times and wrote an open letter detailing her events of child abuse and sexual molestation she claims Allen committed against her.

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Why People Want a Dark-Skinned Storm

Along with Misty Knight, who appeared in comics the same year (1975), Storm (Ororo Munroe) is one of the first female black comic book superheroes. While the character has a messy history sometimes, as the result of mostly being written by white men throughout a majority of her existence, she is still, along with Black Panther, one of the most important black characters. Which is why her live-action counterparts have been some of the most hotly debated casting choices.

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The Case of Irene Garza & the Catholic Church

There was a recent episode of one of my favorite podcasts, My Favorite Murder episode 99: "Shin Kick," which discussed the murder and case of Irene Garza, and instantly I thought, I need to write about this, but how? Well, life finds a way.

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Matt Damon: We Know Al Franken & Harvey Weinstein Aren’t the Same

Man, there was a time when I really, really liked Matt Damon, but ever since the Project Greenlight fiasco it has just been a downward spiral from cool liberal dude Matt Damon to "liberal dude mansplainer" Matt Damon.

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Rosa Diaz: The Bisexual Avenger

Somedays I'm really jealous of the youth for getting to have the representation that I did not get to have as a child.

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Tavis Smiley Suspended From PBS for Alleged Workplace Sexual Misconduct

Yesterday, Variety put out an exclusive statement about the suspension of Tavis Smiley's program from PBS over alleged sexual misconduct.

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How Do We Call Out Colorism Without Calling Out Blackness?

Earlier today on Twitter, grown-ish's lead actress, Yara Shahidi addressed something very important after someone tweeted they wouldn't be watching the show because "how is it that a spinoff only occurs when the oldest daughter is racially ambiguous."

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Things We Saw Today: Nina Simone Joining The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Two amazing women of color enter the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Superman will officially live forever and Creepypasta Pokémon Black, the game where your Pokémon might...die?

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Salma Hayek Breaks Her Silence on Harvey Weinstein

Just when you think the story of Harvey Weinstein can not become anymore disgusting or terrifying, another voice is added. Salma Hayek has written an op-ed for The New York Times detailing her account of Weinstein's harassment and power-plays throughout her attempts to get the Academy Award-winning movie Frida made.

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Black Women Saved The Day Last Night

Black Votes Matter

I and the rest of the progressive side of the internet are still in celebration today over Doug Jones' historic win last night in Alabama.

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DOUG JONES IS THE NEW SENATOR FOR ALABAMA—HAPPY HANUKKAH & THANK YOU ALABAMA

Maybe the next six days will be filled with impeachment!

DOUG JONES WON!

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We Are All Sassy The Horse and Roy Moore is Destroying Us

Godspeed, Sassy ... godspeed.

You'd think Roy Moore, homophobe, racist, accused sex offender, and apparently equestrian enthusiast, wouldn't find ways to further shoot himself in the foot with his Second Amendment pistol. Hahaha, you'd be wrong.

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Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year Is “Feminism”—Damn Straight

According to Merriam-Webster, the word of the year is "feminism" and considering the year we've had, that should come as a surprise to no one.

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Women Are Talking About Bad Sex, and That Is a Good Thing

Regardless of how you feel about Kristen Roupenian's "Cat Person" as a literary piece, the way that it's blown up on social media shows that it struck a chord with women (and men) about dating, sex, and how technology has made things harder and more complicated.

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Things We Saw Today: “Cat Person,” The New Yorker Story People are Obsessed With

Dating is fun for some people and for others it can be a mess of misunderstandings and with technology as the middleman sometimes it can lead to projecting things onto to people. Then a fountain of regret. "Cat Person" the short story in the New Yorker that has blown up and resonated with a lot of people for different people.

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6-Year-Old From “Ryan ToysReview” Made 11 Million Dollars This Year

Cries softly into my debt and ramen

Six-year-old Ryan, who is the host of a popular YouTube channel called "Ryan ToysReview," apparently made $11 million this past year, according to The Washington Post.

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Season Two of Netflix’s The Crown Tackles Women in Power, Toxic Masculinity & The Modernization of the Royal Family

"The question is how can you forgive yourself?'

I don't think Netflix's The Crown could have asked for a better advertisement than the Royal Engagement between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Taylor Swift Is a Silence Breaker…When It Comes to Sexual Assault

My (mostly sarcastic) wish was that there would be an end to Taylor Swift think pieces for the Holiday season. However, her presence on the Time cover has caused a backlash, a response to that backlash, and a continuous discussion as to if she "deserves" to be on the cover. Because of course it did.

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Things We Saw Today: Haters Can’t Stop The Love Witch

Apparently, Anna Biller's crew on "The Love Witch" tried to screw her over at every turn. Well, joke's on them, because the movie was amazing. Also, Louis C.K.'s film is to be sold back, another Stephen King movie is being remade, the best athlete ever gets a building named after them, and pretty liars are back in business.

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Yes, We Need to Believe All Women, Mika Brzezinski

“I’m just wondering if all women need to be believed and I’m concerned that we are being the judge, the jury and the cops here and so did Senate Democrats getting ahead of their skis.”

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