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Women's issues hilighted through celebrity pop culture including pay inequality, sexism, misogyny, role limitations with age, and other societal issues also present in Hollywood.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Dear Gossips,

In January 2015, Emily Doe was found behind a dumpster at Stanford University. She was unconscious. Brock Turner, her rapist, tried to run away but was held by two male witnesses, so disturbed by what they saw that one them couldn’t speak for crying so hard.  Read Full Intro

Glamour's all-star stage

November 15, 2016 17:54:22 Posted at November 15, 2016 17:54:22
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Kevork Djansezian/ Jon Kopaloff/ Rachel Murray/ Frank Trapper/ Jeff Vespa/ David Crotty/ Getty Images

Glamour's Women of the Year event concluded last night with a tribute to Hillary Clinton as many of the celebrity and activist attendees, including Shonda Rhimes, Elizabeth Banks, Adam Scott, Zendaya Full Story

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JK Rowling on Depp and Dumbledore

November 11, 2016 17:21:33 Posted at November 11, 2016 17:21:33
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Wenn, Ben Gabbe/ Taylor Hill/ ANGELA WEISS/ Michael Stewart/ Getty Images

It was confirmed this week that Johnny Depp has indeed been cast as Gellert Grindelwald in the sequel to Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. Many fans then expressed disappointment in light of his divorce from Amber Heard and the allegations – and accompanying photos and texts and witnesses – of domestic abuse. Full Story

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Zendaya and the next gen

November 10, 2016 15:51:00 Posted at November 10, 2016 15:51:00
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen

Yesterday morning, while most of us were just trying to get through the day without sobbing into our keyboards, The Hollywood Reporter released its Next Gen issue featuring Zendaya on the cover. The issue celebrates the next generation of talent in Hollywood. Full Story

Keira Knightley is Tragically Normal

November 4, 2016 16:05:43 Posted at November 4, 2016 16:05:43
Duana Posted by Duana

The other day on our group text, Lorella investigated a picture of Gwyneth Paltrow standing in front of some bookshelves, and discovered there was a book in the background, assumedly in G’s house or office, devoted to napkins. “Napkins with a Twist”.   Full Story

Beyoncé & the Dixie Chicks

November 3, 2016 15:47:51 Posted at November 3, 2016 15:47:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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A few weeks ago, we had a memory scientist on The Social who talked about how sometimes we remember things that we can’t possibly remember. Like your dad feeding you a piece of chocolate when you were 14 months old and you spat it out and it’s the story you’ve been hearing all your life so, somehow, you’ve created the memory in your mind but it’s almost impossible for you to really be able to remember it because our brains don’t build memories that early. Full Story

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Kiss her by the pussy

October 27, 2016 18:07:35 Posted at October 27, 2016 18:07:35
Lainey Posted by Lainey

When Ben Affleck’s Nick Dunne went down on Rosamund Pike’s Amazing Amy in Gone Girl a couple of years ago, near the beginning of the movie, right after they meet, I was surprised. And turned on. Ben really went for it. Cunnilingus in mainstream pop culture is as rare as an Asian romantic hero. Full Story

#AmySchumerGottaGoParty

October 25, 2016 14:21:42 Posted at October 25, 2016 14:21:42
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen

People were joining in on that hashtag before they knew what Amy Schumer did – or if she even did anything except, you know, be Amy Schumer. When I looked up the hashtag on Sunday night, I had to scroll for a while before I realized that a) yes, Amy Schumer did something and b) for the love of sweet baby Blue Ivy, I wish I could un-see that something. Full Story