Brianna Provenzano
Brianna Provenzano

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Feb. 21, 2018

“Tremendously shocking”: New data shows just how bad Hollywood’s sexual misconduct problem is

Nearly all of the respondents to a new survey said that they have experienced some form of sexual harassment.

Feb. 9, 2018

‘Star Wars’ isn’t the only Hollywood franchise that snubs women directors and writers

The number of women attached to some of the 21st century's biggest action franchises is... low.
Feb. 5, 2018

Larry Nassar’s sentencing hearings showed just how widespread his crimes were

Nassar now faces up to 360 years behind bars.
Feb. 3, 2018

Tegan and Sara’s camp questions the intent behind Grammys plan for “female advancement”

The Recording Academy is starting a task force to address complaints that the 2018 ceremony disproportionately favored performances and artistry by men.
Jan. 30, 2018

Pink, Halsey and other female artists aren’t happy about Neil Portnow telling women to “step up”

Recording Academy president Neil Portnow has ignited a firestorm within the music industry — and women are "stepping up" to tell him off.
Jan. 29, 2018

#GrammysSoMale is just the latest controversy to hang over the Grammys. Here are some others.

In recent years, the Grammys have faced outspoken critiques regarding the diversity of its voting body, the artists who are honored and more.

Jan. 29, 2018

Kesha’s performance was a powerful nod to #MeToo. The Grammys needed more of that.

Music's "biggest night" was light on acknowledgements of the #MeToo movement and Time's Up initiative.
Jan. 14, 2018

When will Woody Allen’s reckoning come? Some say that’s up to the actors.

Scandal has dogged Woody Allen's name for years, but that's never stopped him from getting work.
Jan. 10, 2018

Serena Williams opens up about the first few months of motherhood in February ‘Vogue’

The tennis great opens up at a time when health issues among black women in the United States have been the subject of increased scrutiny.
Jan. 8, 2018

Give Oprah another Golden Globe for her Cecil B. Demille speech

"A new day is on the horizon."
Jan. 8, 2018

Sterling K. Brown just made history at the 2018 Golden Globes

The 'This Is Us' star is the first black actor to ever win for best performance by an actor in a television series drama.

Jan. 5, 2018

Broadway legend Ben Vereen accused of sexually assaulting multiple women

Ben Vereen has been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior by multiple members of a 2015 community theater production of the musical 'Hair.'
Jan. 5, 2018

Ed Westwick’s role in BBC drama recast following sexual assault allegations

Westwick is the second actor in recent weeks to be replaced in a role following sexual misconduct allegations.
Jan. 4, 2018

Logan Paul is taking time away from YouTube “to reflect”

Logan Paul is stepping away from his 15 million YouTube subscribers "to reflect."
Jan. 3, 2018

Writer Max Landis will not be involved in the ‘Bright’ sequel

The screenwriter has also recently been accused of sexual misconduct, but it's not clear if that played a role in him being left out of the upcoming Netflix project.
Dec. 29, 2017

A California comedian is getting sued for hosting a women-only comedy show

In the lawsuit, a lawyer for the plaintiff called the idea of a women-only comedy show "typical of old-fashioned sexism."

Dec. 27, 2017

Rihanna puts out a call to ”#EndGunViolence” after the death of her cousin in Barbados

Gun violence, which has been on the rise in Barbados, claimed the life of Rihanna's 21-year old cousin Tuesday.
Dec. 13, 2017

Trump tweets that he knew Roy Moore couldn’t win, despite endorsing him: “I was right!”

Trump says he knew Moore would lose Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday.
Dec. 12, 2017

Merriam-Webster’s 2017 word of the year is “feminism”

The publishing company announced in a statement that the word received 70% more online searches in 2017 than it did last year.
Dec. 12, 2017

Trump tweets that he’s “never met” the women accusing him of sexual misconduct. That’s a lie.

The president says he's never met the women accusing him of sexual assault, despite being personally and professionally involved with many of them.