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Melissa McCarthy Doesn't Want to Be Hollywood's 'Stepford Wife'

In a recent interview with "InStyle," Melissa McCarthy confronted the criticism she receives for playing roles that don't fit within Hollywood's narrow definition of women.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.9.19
Film

Daniela Vega Is 'A Fantastic Woman'

The transgender actress shares how she developed her character in the Oscar-winning film, 'A Fantastic Woman,' as well as how her family helped her to live out her full identity from an early age.
Coco Romack
5.7.18
Culture

Natasha Rothwell on the Radical Power of 'Black Women Being Regular' on TV

We caught up with "Insecure" actor and writer ahead of her new HBO show, which she's producing, writing, and starring in.
Linda Yang
2.15.18
Film

'Pitch Perfect' Star Hana Mae Lee on the Joys of Making a Women-Led Film

The actor, model, and comedian tells Broadly about reuniting with the iconic cast one last time, and why everyone should have bangs.
Linda Yang
1.2.18
How to Behave

Model Barbie Ferreira Says Her New Show Is 'Definitely Feminist Propaganda'

The body-positive Instagram model-turned-actor tells Broadly why her playful yet political show is the one women need right now.
Leila Ettachfini
10.2.17
Film

Actress Meredith Hagner on Becoming a Rising Comedy Star

We met up with actress Meredith Hagner to talk about her kombucha-stocked fridge, bad spray tans, and her break-out career.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
11.21.16
Broadly Meets

Australian Actress Brenna Harding on Same-Sex Parenting Rights and Female Collectives

Broadly sits down with Puberty Blues actor Brenna Harding to talk activism and the power of female collectives.
Broadly Staff
10.13.16
Film

The Woman Behind Marlon Brando’s 1973 Oscars Protest Says Hollywood Still Sucks

In the 70s, Sacheen Littlefeather refused to accept the Academy Award for Best Actor on behalf of Marlon Brando. Forty-three years on, the Native American activist reflects on #OscarsSoWhite and her unlikely rapport with Jada Pinkett Smith.
Deborah Coughlin
2.24.16
Interviews

'Full House' to the 'Underground' Slave Railroad: One Black Actress' Journey

Jurnee Smollet-Bell has appeared in some of the most well-loved series of the last decade, now she's starring in WGN's new dramatic thriller about the underground railroad. Smollet-Bell talks to Broadly about diversity, empowerment, and the Tanners.
Scott Neumyer
2.13.16
Broadly Meets

Rose McGowan on Sexism in Hollywood

In this episode of Broadly Meets, Mary HK Choi interviews Rose McGowan. Once known for her pin-up girl looks and roles in films like 'Scream' and 'Planet Terror', Rose is now back in Hollywood as a filmmaker.
Broadly Staff
8.4.15