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Gloria Steinem and women activists cross from North to South Korea

Gloria Steinem and South Korean peace activists march along a military fence at a military check point.

Yoonjung Seo and Anna Fifield 9:39 AM   They faced accusations they were legitimising Kim Jong Un's regime and ignoring its human rights abuses.

Lena Headey

Game Of Thrones star Lena Headey reveals new baby with awesome blog post calling for gender equality

Lena Headey as Cersei in Game Of Thrones.

9:12 AM   Sure beats those baby notices you find in the newspaper.

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller is speaking up for gender equality at Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 13: Jury member Sienna Miller attends the opening ceremony and premiere of "La Tete Haute" ("Standing Tall") during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2015 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Miller has taken time out of her gruelling schedule as Cannes juror to express her optimism about the direction of women's rights.

Renaissance Woman

"I was so lost in my imagination and it would always take me to pretty dark places".

Michael Idato   Singer Florence Welch has experienced the darkness of depression but the light of creativity burns brightly.

Celebrity Sexism

Buzzfeed reporter reacts to Ferg Donnelly harassing her at work

It all started when Ferg - sorry, Johansson - asked "why are you so tan"?

Ironically, actor Paul Johansson went there to create the article "13 Ways To React To Dicks At Work".

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett clears up speculation over her sexuality

Cate Blanchett poses during a photocall for the film "Carol" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival.

Bryan Alexander   "In 2015, the point should be, 'Who cares?' "

Johnny Depp

Barnaby Joyce has threatened to kill Johnny Depp's dogs

Johnny Depp with one of his dogs.

Tony Wright   Sending his fugitive pups to a Brisbane poodle groomer was Johnny Depp's big mistake.


Anna Kendrick drops f-bombs on Hollywood sexism

Anna Kendrick arrives at the 2015 Oscars in February. She has criticised the awards for the fact that all of the best picture nominees were male-led movies.

Karl Quinn   A pitch-perfect reaction, you could say.

Taylor Swift calls 12-year-old fan with cancer

Taylor Swift has delighted a young fan with cancer by giving her a call on the phone.

Emily's mother said her daughter had "the biggest smile" and "jumped up and down" after the call.

Kristen Stewart says Hollywood is 'disgustingly sexist'

Kristen Stewart  is  tipped to be pleased at the new trainers trend.

"Hollywood is disgustingly sexist. It's crazy. It's so offensive it's crazy."

What Sophia Loren knows about men

"Kissing Cary Grant was very nice": Sophia Loren.

Jane Rocca   Screen icon Sophia Loren on the significant men in her life.

Sophie Turner

Stark reality

Sophie  Turner

Jessica Salter   Five teenage years playing Sansa Stark in the savage and sexy Game of Thrones have been quite an education for Sophie Turner, as Jessica Salter discovers.

Beyonce's mum got married because Blue Ivy wanted her to

Blue Ivy Carter

The best part? The whole wedding album is online.

Lena Dunham: 'When I was raped, I felt powerless'

Lena Dunham at Variety's annual Power of Women event

Lena Dunham talks about her evolution as a feminist and surviving a sexual assault.

Jared Leto reveals Joker look

Crazy for Joker: Jared Leto looking literally insane as the Clown Prince of Crime in the upcoming <i>Suicide Squad</i> movie.

It's a tough job making Leto look anything but angelic. But this is pretty terrifying.

Mark Ruffalo answers the sexist questions usually directed at Scarlett Johansson

<i>Avengers</i> co-stars Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo.

Nice guy Mark Ruffalo got an ever so small taste of what it's like to be woman in Hollywood.

Bruce Jenner tells Diane Sawyer 'I am a woman'

Bruce Jenner

"Yes, for or all intents and purposes, I'm a woman."

Bruce Jenner tells Diane Sawyer 'I am a woman'

Bruce Jenner

"Yes, for or all intents and purposes, I'm a woman."

Carey Mulligan says Hollywood is "massively sexist"

"There's a lack of material for women. A lack of great stories for women."

The 29-year-old actress says complex roles are hard to come by for young actresses.

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron on ageing: "Women start to feel like we're cut flowers"


The 39-year-old actress talks about society's pressure on women in the new issue of W Magazine.

Louis C.K. apologised to Sarah Palin and she was quite gracious

Louis C.K. found a good solution when another comedian used his material.

Soraya Nadia McDonald   C.K. is proof that not only do we not have to be our worst tweets, we can even transcend them.

Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg schools white pop stars on cultural appropriation

Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg in her video on cultural appropriation.

The Hunger Games star to Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry: "Don't cash crop on my cornrows".

Laverne Cox

Transgender actress Laverne Cox posed naked for magazine cover

Laverne Cox in Allure magazine.

 Laverne Cox has posed naked on the cover of Allure magazine's nude issue for the best possible reason.

BFF poem

Tilda Swinton wrote a poem for Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer and Tilda Swinton at the 24th Gotham Independent Film Awards.

Tilda Swinton and Amy Schumer are fast becoming our new favourite celeb BFFs.

Jemima Kirke shares her experience of abortion

Jemima Kirke: "I realised that if I didn't take the anaesthesia I would be able to afford to do this."

"We think we have free choice... but then there are these hoops we have to jump through."

Rita Wilson reveals she was diagnosed with breast cancer, had a double mastectomy

Recovering: Rita Wilson.

Emily Yahr   The actress said she's "getting better every day" and is expected to make a full recovery.

Pink smacks down fat-shamers


Ann Oldenburg   Seriously, even the notoriously fit singer has to defend her body?


Social media reacts to Hillary Clinton's presidential bid

Hillary Clinton announces her campaign for president in a video posted to hillaryclinton.com on Sunday.

Megan Levy   "Anything Bill can do, Hill can do better."

Kate Upton

Terry Richardson uploaded Kate Upton's Cat Daddy video without her consent

Kate Upton and Terry Richardson intro the 'Cat Daddy' video that was released without her consent.

Jenny Noyes   It turns out Upton was horrified when the video was made public.

Baby joy

Penny Wong welcomes new baby girl

Senator Penny Wong has welcomed her second child.

Mary Ward   "Sophie and I are delighted to announce the arrival of Hannah, a sister to Alexandra," she announced on Twitter.

Kylie Jenner

Did Kylie Jenner do a 'blackface' photo shoot?

The photo shoot where Kylie Jenner looks like she is doing "blackface".

Kylie Jenner has come under fire for pictures she has posted to her Instagram account that appear to show her with a "blackface".

Helen Mirren is fed up with manspreading

Dame Helen Mirren is not happy with manspreaders.

"When I wear trousers, I deliberately sit like that just to say 'I could do it too'."

Jamie Dornan stalked real women like a creep for his new role

Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey in <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>.

"It felt kind of exciting in a really dirty way".

Taylor Swift beats Obama in list of world's most powerful leaders

The Shake It Off hitmaker is the highest-placed woman on the 2015 list.

Really? The pop star is the greatest female leader in the world?

Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne would 'rather die' than play dumb sexy girls

cr: Getty Images Sunday Life beauty - feb 15  NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 21:  Model Cara Delevingne makes a personal appearance for Sephora + Burberry at Sephora Meatpacking District on October 21, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Sephora)

"It’s about how men perceive women and it’s not accurate, and it annoys me!"

JK Rowling's blunt response to fan who 'can't see' Dumbledore as gay

British author JK Rowling, who penned the Harry Potter series.

Tom Decent   "Maybe because gay people just look like...people."

Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem says black women invented 'the feminist movement'

Maya Angelou and Gloria Steinem on their way to the March on Washington on August 27, 1983 in Washington, DC.

A slam dunk from the feminist icon.

Mistaken Identity

Eva Chen says she’s regularly mistaken for Vera Wang

Eva Chen, head honcho at Lucky Magazine, attends SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Kathleen Lee Joe   "I mean, I love Vera, I bow down to her talent, but I'm like, I'm not Vera Wang!"

Marta Dusseldorp

Marta Dusseldorp reveals breastfeeding cost her a major acting job

Australian Actress Marta Dusseldorp says breastfeeding cost her a job.

Melanie Kembrey   She says she was forced to withdraw from a Sydney Theatre Company production because a director did not approve of her breastfeeding.

Elton John slams Dolce & Gabbana for criticising IVF and gay parenting

Sir Elton John in concert at Rod laver Arena in Melbourne.18th November 2012, THE AGE.Picture by Mal Fairclough

Elton John slammed Italian fashion duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana on Sunday and called for a boycott of their brand after the pair championed "traditional" families.

Bill Cosby speaks to fans in new video

Bill Cosby releases video message for fans.

Ann Oldenburg   Bill Cosby has sent out a video of himself. And no, he doesn't address the sexual assault claims.

Caitlin Stasey

Caitlin Stasey admits being queer at a Catholic school led her to self-harm

One of the portraits of Caitlin Stasey, posted on her website Herself.com.

The outspoken actress also has ambitions of running a strip-club and a pornography company.

Clive Palmer's beloved dinosaur 'Jeff' savaged by fire

Clive Palmer with Jeff the dinosaur.

Natasha Christian   Unfortunately, poor Jeff could not be saved.

RIP man bun

Jared Leto's beautiful flowing locks are history

Jared Leto at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

Rest In Peace gorgeous man bun.

Emma Watson crushes Prince Harry rumour

Emma Watson.

With a classy tweet, of course.


If Tony Abbott was a Hollywood Film

Tony Abbott as Princess Leia

You probably haven't devoted much time to pondering the title of a Tony Abbott biopic. But, of course, Twitter has. 

Dumb questions actors of colour get asked


Amy McNeilage   A peek into the world of working as an actor of colour. Warning, it is bleak. 

Humans Of New York

Humans of New York blogger raises more than US$1 million for students

Brandon Stanton: The man behind Humans of New York.

Melanie Eversley   What started out as a fail for blogger/photographer Brandon Stanton has turned into a major success for him and a group of New York schoolchildren.


Shonda Rhimes just perfectly called out Hollywood's sexism problem


Rob Moran   Do not call her shows "female-driven dramas", unless you want to be publicly Shonda-rised.

Jennifer Lopez

"Cougar" label is sexist, says Jennifer Lopez


Damn right, J-Lo.

Betty White's b'day

Watch Betty White's adorable reaction to being surprised with a flash mob for her 93rd birthday

Betty White.

Rob Moran   This will make you wanna call your grandparents.

Day maker: This dog looks exactly like John Travolta

Boof (on left) and the real John Travolta.

Effie Mann   But please don't hold that against him as he needs a new home.

Benedict Cumberbatch is set to become a father

EXPECTING: Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting their first child, already dubbed the "Cumber-baby".

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are reportedly expecting a baby.

Russell Crowe

Hollywood actresses need to act their age, says Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe.

Rob Moran   Everyone listen, man has opinions on women.