Entertainment

Breast cancer survivors reclaim their bodies with tattoos over scars

Anne Hulett had a mastectomy on her left breast.

Beau Donelly 9:20 AM   Survivors say the tattoos are an important part of their recovery, reinforcing their femininity and building confidence.

Florence Welch: 'I have a very self-destructive, chaotic, impulsive side'

"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.

Mother seeks a groom for her son in India's first gay marriage advert

Padma Iyer and her son Harish

"Seeking 25-40, well-placed, animal-loving, vegetarian GROOM for my SON."

Hogwarts Hottie

Neville Longbottom has turned into a grown man without a shirt

Matthew Lewis, the actor formally known as Neville Longbottom, on the June cover of 'Attitude'.

And poor J.K. Rowling doesn't know how to feel.

When Mindy met BJ

Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak are co-writing a book about their weird, adorable relationship

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Rob Moran   YES. We don't need you anymore, Harry and Sally.

Batkid Begins

Watch the trailer for the Batkid Begins doco, cry uncontrollably all over again

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Rob Moran   It's the official behind-the-scenes look at the greatest story of our age.

Maggie Gyllenhaal, 37, was 'too old' to play 55-year-old man's love interest

Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Josephine Tovey   When the 37-year-old Maggie Gyllenhaal is refused a role as the love interest opposite a 55-year-old male actor for being 'too old', you can understand why actresses like Rebel Wilson may be reluctant to reveal their real age.

This mum was thoroughly underwhelmed by her daughter's coming out

The mother of 22-year-old Bri, a lesbian soldier in the US Army, got internet cred for her nonchalant re-enactment of her daughter 'coming out'. Bri posted a video on her Tumblr (i-am-brosiedon.tumblr.com) and said her mum is a religious minister. 

Elsewhere in the blog her mum is quoted giving a message to Bri's followers: "If your family has forsaken you, I'm sorry. I serve a God greater than any circumstances. He won't leave you even if they do. The choice is yours. Live a beautiful life your way."

On a spectrum of ways to react to a child telling you they're gay, this must sit close to perfect.

Stars reject Cannes' Year of the Women label

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 13:  Actress Natalie Portman and choreographer Benjamin Millepied  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 Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Eric Randolph   This year's Cannes Film Festival has been dubbed the 'Year of the Women' for its focus on female issues and filmmakers, but many of the women in question seem keen to fight back against the label.

Mobama workout

Watch Michelle Obama's intense workout routine

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Rob Moran   Wow, Mobama will kick your butt.

Watch Amy Schumer take down child pageants

Inside Amy Schumer.

Sit up because Amy 'can-do-no-wrong' Schumer has feasted again.

Australia story

"America is now in our bones. The fair go attitude has given way to a me-first mentality."

Anna Broinowski   Filmmaker Anna Broinowski charts her evolution as a patriot through decades of travel and social change.

Creation theory

Penny Byrne's <I>Hurt Locker</i>.

Jane Rocca   Some of Australia's best contemporary artists are showing their work at Venice's prestigious Biennale this month.

Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan honoured at the Women's Rights Awards

Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan at the 10th Annual Global Women's Rights Awards

The creators of your faves 'Scandal' and 'Orange Is The New Black' were awarded for changing the face of media.

Vegemite pride

Hugh Jackman schools Jimmy Fallon on Vegemite

But Jimmy Fallon doesn't look convinced.

Remember Jimmy, this isn't Nutella you're eating.

#MadMenFinale

Conan just uncovered Matthew Weiner's original ending for Mad Men

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Rob Moran   Probably a good idea he changed it.

Sevigny & Blume

Chloe Sevigny interviewed Judy Blume for Harper's Bazaar

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Rob Moran   And mainly asked her about sweaters.

Cannes Film Festival's 'high-heels only' red carpet policy sparks outrage

'I think that everyone should wear flats, to be honest' ... Emily Blunt is not impressed
with Cannes' high-heels only rule, and her <i>Sicario</i> co-star Benicio Del Toro says he may start wearing them in solidarity.

Stephanie Bunbury   As Emily Blunt says, "I think that everyone should wear flats, to be honest."

Maxim's Hot 100

Taylor Swift tops Maxim's 'Hot 100', celebrates by schooling readers on the importance of feminism

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Rob Moran   Wow, Maxim magazine, you've really changed.

Personal lives of the brilliant Bronte sisters to be aired in new BBC drama

Anne, Emily and Charlotte Bronte as painted by their brother, Branwell.

It will look at the sisters' relationships with each other and with their troubled brother Branwell.

The film by two women that has Wall Street talking

Alysia Reiner (left) and Sarah Megan Thomas (right) think the time is right to update the image of women on Wall Street, nearly three decades after Melanie Griffiths starred in "Working Girl".

Stephanie Mehta   Two American actresses are chasing funding from well-heeled investors, including former mayor Michael Bloomberg's company, to produce a film about women on Wall Street.

Maya does Beyo

Maya Rudolph busted out her Beyonce impression in the middle of this college commencement speech

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Rob Moran   And that's how you inspire a new generation of graduates.

#WarOnTerrier

Watch John Oliver's hilarious take down of Barnaby Joyce and the 'war on terrier'

John Oliver tore into Australian Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce over his stance on Johnny Depp's dogs.

Kate Aubusson   "I am not sure finer words have ever been spoken in the English language than 'shut up Barnaby you insensitive wanker'."

Melissa McCarthy

"It's an intense sickness": Melissa McCarthy calls out Hollywood sexism

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Rob Moran   The actress also recounted the time she confronted a film critic who focused on her appearance in a review.

#ToysLikeMe

#ToyLikeMe: Toy company makes new line of dolls for kids with disabilities

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Rob Moran   British manufacturer Makies created the line in response to the viral #ToyLikeMe campaign.

Lynch locked in

David Lynch will be directing the Twin Peaks sequel

Filmmaker and visual artist David Lynch has confirmed he will be involved in the reboot of Twin Peaks.

Relax everyone, it's back on.

Bill Cosby evades rape allegation questions in bizarre, rambling interview

Bill Cosby interviewed by  ABC News' Linsey Davis.

The 77-year-old has vowed to make a small screen comeback during a bizarre interview on US TV.

It's okay everyone, Hulu has confirmed it will pick up The Mindy Project

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Gary Levin   Hulu confirmed on Friday it's ordered a 26-episode fourth season of the show. Phew.

Isabella Rossellini: It's 'unbelievably difficult' for actresses to work and have a family

Isabella Rossellini attends the opening ceremony and premiere of "La Tete Haute.

Andrew Pettie   The star speaks out at the Women in Motion event at the Cannes Film Festival.

The Intern

Anne Hathaway is Robert De Niro's new boss in the trailer for 'The Intern'

Intern

Rob Moran   It's the latest film from writer/director, Nancy Meyers.

Watch Kristen Schaal ridicule our 'Dad Bod' obsession

Men no longer need to worry about magazines like this shoving an impossible body image down their throats. Hurrah!

Don't worry, you're not the only one perturbed by the Dad Bod being hailed as a victory for male body image.

All Male Panels

This excellent Tumblr names and shames all-male panels

Congrats, you've got four wealthy white men talking at a poverty summit.

"Congrats, you have yet another all male panel."

Louis CK

Watch Louis CK tell a wonderful story about the time he went to Russia as a depressed 20-something

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Rob Moran   It was his acceptance speech after winning this year's Moth Award.

Sia

Did you know Sia was on 'Home And Away' before she was famous?

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Rob Moran   And there's awesome footage to prove it.

#RealMenSupportWomen

This boy asked his friends to bring tampons and pads to school to support girls

15-year-old Jose Angel Garcia's Instagram post calling for boys to support girls during their period has gone viral.

15-year-old Jose wants to break the taboo around periods and help his female friends. Props to him.

Stubborn resolve

Miss Japan Ariana Miyamoto fights racial discrimination

Ariana Miyamoto.

First biracial Miss Universe Japan winner wants to help create a Japan where anyone can make things happen.

Cate Blanchett speaks about her sexuality in Variety interview

Cate Blanchett on the cover of Variety.

Has she had past relationships with women? "Yes. Many times". But she prefers not to use labels.

Brady Bunch

Florence Henderson 'begged' Brady Bunch writers to give Carol a job

Florence Henderson appears on The HuffPost Show.

But even with Alice on hand it was just too controversial.

OITNB

Watch the new trailer for Season Three of 'Orange Is The New Black'

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Rob Moran   And check out some pretty excellent newly released pics from the upcoming season.

Of course Snoop Dogg thought everything on Game of Thrones was real

Venture capitalist Snoop Dogg: The worlds of pop and tech share a common urge: to find the next big thing.

Mary Ward   "I watch it for historic reasons, to try to understand what this world was based on before I got here."

#MyKidCantEatThis

#MyKidCantEatThis turns nightmarish mealtimes into a fun game

#MyKidCantEatThis "because the banana broke while he was eating it".

Jenny Noyes   Forget playing this-spoon-is-an-aeroplane. Your kid is way too sophisticated for that.

Gender pay gap

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin call out Netflix after finding out their supporting male co-stars are getting the same salary

Grace & Frankie

Rob Moran   "The show is not 'Sol and Robert' - it's 'Grace and Frankie,'" said Tomlin.

JK Rowling

JK Rowling shuts down trolls after receiving online abuse following UK elections

JK Rowling

Twitter users have rallied to show their support for JK Rowling after she became a target for online abuse in the wake of Britain's general election result.

Notorious RBG

Natalie Portman to play Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a new movie

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The Notorious NP takes on the Notorious RBG.

The Mindy Project

'The Mindy Project' cancelled by Fox, could be picked up by Hulu

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Justin Wm. Moyer   Sad news, but also good news?

Sex Ed

Schoolgirl suspended over her (perfect) answers to sex-ed homework

Some of the answers that got a 14-year-old Canadian schoolgirl suspended.

Her teachers didn't like the swear words but the internet has given her an A+

Broad City's Abbi and Ilana are making a feature film with Paul Feig

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer in Broad City.

Broad City meets Bridesmaids... what could be more badass?

Ricki And The Flash

Meryl Streep will play a rocker mum in Ricki And The Flash

Meryl Streep as rock chick Ricki Rendazzo in Ricki and the Flash.

She and IRL daughter Mamie Gummer play the film's on-screen mother daughter pair. Yes!

Mean Girls sequel

Jennifer Aniston is rumoured to star in the Mean Girls sequel

Jennifer Aniston

Oh and it's going to be called 'Mean Moms'.

Magic Mike XXL

Oh look, there's a new trailer out for Magic Mike XXL

Magic Mike XXL: It's not bro time, it's showtime.

And it's very, very hard. To resist.

Key & Peele

Key & Peele's bleak 'Negrotown' sketch is mandatory viewing

Key & Peele's 'Negrotown' is an imaginary utopia free from white violence.

Jenny Noyes   This is the definition of black comedy, and what it has to say about racism today isn't funny at all.

Inside Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer's latest brilliant skit takes aim at the way women are judged on-screen

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Rob Moran   It's an episode-length parody of '12 Angry Men', and it's already being called "the greatest sketch to air on TV this year".

Still Not Sorry

Jeremy Renner still unapologetic over Black Widow 'slut' call

Jeremy Renner tells Conan O'Brien that even he would be a slut if he slept with four Avengers.

Jenny Noyes   The Avengers star went on Conan to back himself up, and wasn't very convincing.

Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling reveals cover and release date of her new book

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Rob Moran   Finally, a selection your book club will agree upon.

Kristen Schaal

Watch Kristen Schaal star in this shot-for-shot remake of Natalie Imbruglia's 'Torn'

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Rob Moran   Here's something awesome you didn't know you needed in your life.

Nellie Bly

Today’s Google Doodle about Nellie Bly is the best

Jenny Noyes   Today is the 151st birthday of the pioneering journalist, suffragette, industrialist, inventor, philanthropist and world-circumnaviator.