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Pitch Perfect 2 Puts Elizabeth Banks in the Female Comedy Directors Club

Pitch Perfect 2 Puts Elizabeth Banks in the Female Comedy Directors Club

Originally posted 05/18/2015 12:25PM

The opening of Pitch Perfect 2 in theaters on Friday meant the return of Fat Amy to our lives, sure, but it also meant something else for director Elizabeth Banks.

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Should Harriet Tubman Appear on the U.S. $20 Bill?

Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill? One Group Says Yes

Originally posted 05/12/2015 08:00PM

In the year 2020, Americans will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which extended the right to vote to female citizens of the United States. And one group is proposing that the occasion be celebrated by putting abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

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Pope Francis Calls Pay Disparities Between Women and Men a 'Pure Scandal'

Pope Francis Calls Pay Disparities Between Women and Men a 'Pure Scandal'

Originally posted 04/29/2015 05:15PM

Women's rights advocate Patricia Arquette will have to make some room for Pope Francis, the feminist.

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'Beach Body' Ad Campaign Vandalized in London, Model Speaks Out

'Beach Body' Ad Campaign Vandalized in London, Model Speaks Out

Originally posted 04/27/2015 01:00PM

The phrase "beach body" continues to cause a stir among body image campaigners around the globe – this time in England.

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Meet the People Fighting to Get a Woman on the $20 Bill

UpdatePosted 04/27/2015 07:15AM

Meet the People Fighting to Get a Woman on the $20 Bill

Originally posted 04/24/2015 05:00PM

If Hillary Clinton has her way, we'll be seeing a woman in the White House soon.

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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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