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Film

Bollywood’s First Lesbian Rom-Com Is Bringing Queer Love to Indian Cinema

The mother of a gay child, Shelly Chopra Dhar, and Gazal Dhaliwal, a trans woman, co-wrote the script for a groundbreaking new movie in India in the hopes of getting through to parents of LGBTQ children.
Alyssa Klein
3.8.19
Reel Women

Kathleen Collins’ ‘Losing Ground’ Is a Rare, Revolutionary Gem

The 1982 film about the inner workings of Black lives resists fetishization or absolution—and it is a breath of fresh air.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
3.6.19
Film

2019 Is Going to Be a Hauntingly Good Time for Horror Lovers

From Octavia Spencer as a loner with a dark side in 'Ma', to Jen and Syliva Soska's much-anticipated big screen return with David Cronenberg remake 'Rabid', 2019 will be a vintage year for lovers of female-centered horror.
Anna Bogutskaya
3.6.19
Film

How 'Cruel Intentions' Brought High-Glamor Cruelty On a Shoestring Budget

For its 20th anniversary, we speak to the cast and crew of the cult classic about persuading the Rolling Stones to play ball, sourcing school uniforms from Goodwill, and how that rosary necklace was made.
Sirin Kale
3.5.19
NETFLIX

7 Movies New to Netflix This March That Pass the Bechdel Test

"The Notebook" is finally on Netflix this month and yes it (barely) passes the Bechdel Test!
Leila Ettachfini
3.1.19
Oscars

Most Women From Yalitza Aparicio's Hometown Won't Get to See 'Roma'

In the city where Oscar-nominated actress Yalitza Aparicio was born, most women have two or three jobs to survive and no time for movies or entertainment.
Melissa Amezcua
2.25.19
Oscars

Rayka Zehtabchi Is the First Iranian-American Woman to Win an Oscar

“I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar."
Terry Nguyen
2.25.19
Oscars

Two of Three Black Women to Receive Non-Acting or Music Oscars Won Tonight

Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler made history at the 2019 Oscars on Sunday night with wins for behind-the-scenes work on "Black Panther."
Terry Nguyen
2.25.19
Op-Ed

'A Star Is Born' Has Always Been About Emotional Abuse

It's easy for filmmakers to portray abusers as clear-cut villains; it's much harder to treat them with compassion and to layer a story with the moments of levity and genuine connection.
Robyn Bahr
2.22.19
Op-Ed

How Rachel Weisz Became the Unofficial Straight LGBTQ Ambassador

People used to love Rachel Weisz for her charming and magnetic romance roles. But that was before the rabid queer internet community and I got a hold of her.
Jill Gutowitz
2.22.19
Oscars

Lena Waithe Says Halle Berry Made Her Feel Like She Could Do Anything

Ahead of the Oscars, the Emmy-winning screenwriter talks to Broadly about working with Halle Berry on BET's "Boomerang" remake and the "string connecting" their trajectories as groundbreaking Black artists.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.21.19
Film

How to Film a Sex Scene In a Safe, Respectful, and Chill Way

The intimacy coordinator from Netflix's "Sex Education" explains how to approach even the raunchiest scenes with sensitivity.
Zoe Whitfield
2.20.19
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