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Closing the Gender Gap: Meryl Streep Funds Women Screenwriters Over 40

Meryl Streep Funds Screenwriting Lab for Women Over 40

Originally posted 04/20/2015 07:20PM

Meryl Streep has been vocal about ageism in Hollywood, but now she's making a move to fight it.

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Why Are 'No Catcalling Zone' Signs Popping Up All Over New York?

'No Catcalling Zone' Signs Pop Up Throughout New York

Originally posted 04/15/2015 10:45PM

Pedestrians in New York may have noticed a new street sign forbidding a certain form of human activity: catcalling.

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Emma Watson: I Was Threatened 12 Hours Within Speaking Out About Women's Rights

Emma Watson: I Was Threatened 12 Hours Within Speaking Out About Women's Rights

Originally posted 03/08/2015 04:00PM

Actors are often criticized for taking on political causes.

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Filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler Takes Ownership of Her Eating Disorder

Filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler Takes Ownership of Her Eating Disorder

Originally posted 02/20/2015 08:20AM

Los Angeles-based filmmaker and comedian Jessie Kahnweiler wants to put a humorous spin on what she says has long been a "taboo" topic: bulimia.

"I want to inspire people to ask questions," she tells PEOPLE of The Skinny – her forthcoming web series about a feminist comedian "living, loving and really trying to deal with an eating disorder."

She adds, "It's based on some girl that I know." And of course, that girl is a version of herself.

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How Lena Dunham Learned About Sex

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How Lena Dunham Learned About Sex

Originally posted 02/18/2015 07:20PM

While Girls creator Lena Dunham is comfortable talking about sex, that wasn't always the case.

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How Would Grown-Up Wednesday Addams Handle Catcalling? This Video Has the Answer

How Would an Adult Wednesday Addams Handle Catcalling? YouTube's Melissa Hunter Has the Answer

Originally posted 02/18/2015 07:00AM

If there's one fictional character who could handle catcalling while remaining cool, calm and collected, it's Wednesday Addams.

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Becky Hammon Makes NBA History As Spurs' Assistant Coach

Becky Hammon Makes NBA History As Spurs' Assistant Coach

Originally posted 08/05/2014 05:35PM

The San Antonio Spurs hired WNBA star Becky Hammon on Tuesday, making her the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff.

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Beyoncé Demands Equal Pay for Women in New Essay | Beyonce Knowles

Beyoncé Writes Essay on Gender Equality

Originally posted 01/13/2014 08:00PM

Girls may run the world, but Beyoncé is making it known that they don't have the paychecks to show for it.

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