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Let 2018 be the Year We No Longer Have to Convince People That Female-Led Films Make Money

Sexist "accepted truths" are so 2017.

The three highest-grossing films last year all centered female protagonists. So, can we please just accept the fact that female-led movies make money? Please?

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Proud Mary Stars One of Television’s Biggest Stars, yet Sony Isn’t Promoting It

Have you heard about the movie Proud Mary? Do you know when it's coming out? Do know what it is rated? If not, you aren't the only one.

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Cate Blanchett Is This Year’s Jury President at Cannes…So, Why Can’t I Be Entirely Happy About It?

I love me some Cate Blanchett. I love her when she's mainstream, and I love her when she's artsy and weird. She's not only a phenomenal actress, but she's been the artistic director of a theater company, she's been a producer, and she's an outspoken feminist. All of these things make me thrilled that she's just been chosen to be this year's Jury President at the Cannes Film Festival. So...what's this feeling of dissatisfaction that's gnawing at me...?

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Olivia Pope and Annalise Keating Could Be in the Same Room, and I Think I’m Gonna Die

Scandal's Olivia Pope and How to Get Away With Murder's Annalise Keating are two of the most powerful and fascinating women on television right now, played beautifully by Kerry Washington and Viola Davis, respectively. Wouldn't it be amazing if they could share screen time? Well, this might not be as far-fetched as we thought!

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A Different World For a New Generation: Grown-ish Series Premiere Tonight on Freeform

Episode one of Grown-ish starts tonight at 8pm EST on Freeform with an hour-long premiere and I couldn't be more excited about what the show will be bringing to the table! Not only is Yara Shahidi an amazingly talented actress with great hair, she has also been an outspoken activist when it comes to racism, gender inequality and a vast number of issues.

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Thirteen Is More Than Just “a Female Doctor”; She’s the Next Phase of the Doctor’s Evolution

This year's Doctor Who Christmas special was thrilling for several reasons. We got to watch the Twelfth Doctor interact with the First Doctor (brought beautifully to life again by David Bradley). We witnessed the moment where the Doctor preserved a very important future relationship. But perhaps the most thrilling thing of all is that, in regenerating into their thirteenth form, the Doctor is now a woman. The best part? The Doctor seems pretty damn happy about it.

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Thank You For Being a Friend, Golden Girls, and for Making Me Excited About Getting Older

Picture it: Queens, New York, 1986. A seven-year-old, chubby Puerto Rican girl sat in front of her television mesmerized by the exploits of four "old ladies." That little girl? Was me. That show? The Golden Girls.

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Heather Graham Makes Her Feature Writing and Directing Debut With Half Magic

Oh, and Stephanie Beatriz in a dominatrix outfit, for those of you who are into that sort of thing.

Heather Graham's making her feature film debut as a writer and director with the upcoming comedy, Half Magic. Check out the first trailer after the jump!

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C.B. Cebulski Issues a Second Apology for His Akira Yoshida Pseudonym, But Marvel Remains Weirdly Quiet

Marvel's editor-in-chief C.B. Cebulski has issued a second apology for his Akira Yoshida pseudonym: "I’ve spoken with talent close to this issue, and have had candid and productive conversations about how we can improve the industry and build better stories, while being mindful of the voices behind them."

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I Want to Live Inside of Shonda Rhimes’ Matriarchy Bubble

"I am so deep in a matriarchy bubble over here that I forgot a simple truth: It's a bubble, and a small one at that."

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Here Are Some Great Comics by #ActualAsianComicWriters That You Can Buy – Just in Time for Holiday Shopping!

In response to the revelations about C.B. Cebulski's yellowface pseudonym, activist Mark Tseng-Putterman started up the hashtag #ActualAsianComicWriters. In the spirit of that hashtag, and to give you all a start on that holiday shopping, we wanted to share some of our favorite work by Asian and Asian diaspora writers.

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Why Hari Kondabolu Decided to Take on The Simpsons in The Problem With Apu

The Problem With Apu brings together South Asian talent to talk about the importance of representation in a series of candid and personal interviews. Hari Kondabolu explains what he wants the documentary to accomplish.

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Lena Waithe’s New Showtime Series The Chi Already Looks Like a Must-Watch

Ever since I first got to know her work on Master of None, especially the awesomeness that was the Emmy-winning "Thanksgiving" episode, which she co-wrote with show creator, Aziz Ansari, I've been down for anything Lena Waithe-related. Well now, she's got her own show coming to Showtime, and it looks amazing! Check out the trailer after the jump!

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Louis C.K. Ruined More Than Just His Own Career

Louis C.K. had the power to amplify marginalized voices. But now those voices are subject to his downfall.

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Condé Nast Shutters Print Edition of Teen Vogue to Go Full Digital. Here’s Why That’s a Slap In the Face.

Last night, Twitter was a-buzz (a-Twitter?) with the news that Condé Nast, as a result of myriad cuts across their titles, not to mention a hiring freeze and cutting 80 jobs, would be ending Teen Vogue's print edition entirely, while also cutting issue numbers down for other titles. Makes sense, right? After all, aren't all kids on their phones all day anyway? Here are some things to consider.

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Tessa Thompson Fought for a Scene That Confirmed Valkyrie’s Bisexuality in Thor: Ragnarok – And Then It Got Cut

Because of course

Though Tessa Thompson "convinced [Taika] Waititi to shoot a glimpse of a woman walking out of Valkyrie's bedroom," the scene was eventually cut, because of course it was.

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New The Last of Us: Part II Trailer Is Harrowing AF

The new trailer for The Last of Us: Part II, which Sony debuted at its Paris Games Week showcase leading up to the main event later this week, focuses on new characters, and is harrowing AF.

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Things We Saw Today: Ryan Murphy’s Pose Makes TV History With Five Transgender Actors

For his upcoming anthology series Pose, set in 1980s New York, Murphy has cast five transgender actors: MJ Rodriguez, Indya Moore, Dominique Jackson, Hailie Sahar, and Angelica Ross. All will be series regulars, setting a record for scripted television.

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John Leguizamo Right About Representation, Wrong About the Complete Lack of Latinx Comics Heroes

As a Latina, I always feel a special kind of pride whenever I see a Latinx hero pop up on the pages of my favorite comics. Though, to hear John Leguizamo tell it, there are none, which has me a little confused.

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Things We Saw Today: BET is Cancelling Being Mary Jane and I’m Weeping Into A Glass of Wine

Signing Off, I'm Mary Jane Paul

Being Mary Jane, the BET drama staring ageless vampire and beautiful human being, Gabrielle Union, will not be renewed for a fifth season.

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