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The director of Selma has been chosen for an opportunity previously afforded no other woman of color in Hollywood: to direct a blockbuster.

August 05 2016 1:28 PM

The movement has been a wild success, with sons supporting their mothers and sisters and men standing up for their wives. 

August 05 2016 1:05 PM

But it's not really a big deal because all men should be feminists, according to the president. 

August 05 2016 7:55 AM Updated

In an uplifting commentary in Glamour, Obama wrote, "forcing people to adhere to outmoded, rigid notions of identity isn’t good for anybody—men, women, gay, straight, transgender, or otherwise."

August 04 2016 10:59 AM

“Today, in schools they are teaching this to children — to children! — that everyone can choose their gender,” the pope says, none too pleased.

August 02 2016 8:34 PM

Linda Thompson told police she had been beaten, turned away from a homeless shelter and no longer felt safe living on the streets. 

August 01 2016 8:32 PM

Out rocker Susan Surftone describes how Hillary Clinton has provided years of inspiration.

July 29 2016 5:06 AM