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Sylvester Stallone Won't Face Sexual Assault Charges

A Los Angeles District Attorney's office dropped a 30-year-old sexual assault charge against the "Rocky" actor due to "insufficient evidence."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.31.18
Culture

Nicole Kidman: Marriage to Tom Cruise 'Kept Me From Being Sexually Harassed'

In an op-ed for The Cut, the actress talks about her experience of being married to a megastar at 22 years old.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.15.18
assault

Busy Philipps Says James Franco Assaulted Her While Filming 'Freaks and Geeks'

In her forthcoming memoir, "This Will Only Hurt a Little," Busy Philipps says James Franco violently pushed her to the ground on the set of "Freaks and Geeks."
Sara David
10.8.18
Culture

Asia Argento Plans to Sue Rose McGowan Over Sexual Assault Statement

Rose McGowan may be facing a libel lawsuit after not responding to Asia Argento's request that McGowan retract her statements about a sexual assault claim against Argento.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
9.18.18
#metoo

#MeToo Has Always Been About Power—Not Specific People

In the wake of allegations against Asia Argento and Avital Ronell, activists and experts on sexual abuse say we shouldn't be focusing on victims or villains, but rather on justice and real systemic change.
Kimberly Lawson
8.24.18
LGBTQ

Hollywood Power Players Just Joined a Radical Call for Transgender Inclusion

Nearly four dozen signatories from production companies, talent agencies, and advocacy groups are calling on Hollywood to end harmful trans representation and include trans voices in filmmaking.
Diana Tourjée
8.7.18
Culture

The Radical Life of Blaxploitation's Forgotten Hero, Vonetta McGee

The actress held her own opposite Clint Eastwood and Sidney Poitier. So why did she languish in obscurity until her death?
Wedaeli Chibelushi
6.20.18
Culture

The Women in Hollywood Ready to Take Abuse to the Supreme Court

Industry insiders want to use the Civil Rights Act to stop sexual harassment and tackle discrimination against women. Director Maria Giese explains how it would work.
Leila Hawkins
5.1.18
#metoo

Brett Rossi: When Will Sex Workers Get Our #MeToo Moment?

I came forward with abuse allegations against Charlie Sheen in 2015 but was dismissed as a gold-digging porn star. Even in the era of #MeToo, voices survivors in the sex industry are left largely unheard.
Brett Rossi
4.27.18
Film

Bella Thorne Is Trying to Be Herself

Bella Thorne has spent basically her entire life in the public eye, beholden to an image someone else created for her. Now she's trying to define herself on her own (admittedly contradictory) terms.
Broadly Staff
4.11.18
movies

How to Direct a Brutally Violent Hitman Film, Minus the Cliché

"We Need to Talk About Kevin" director Lynne Ramsay talks to Broadly about "You Were Never Really Here," her subversive new thriller starring Joaquin Phoenix.
Tom Seymour
3.13.18
Womens History Month

'Transparent' Star Trace Lysette on How to Build a Trans-Inclusive Hollywood

"Transparent" star Trace Lysette opens up about her experiences being typecast and her vision for a gender-inclusive entertainment industry in the era of #MeToo.
Katelyn Burns
3.12.18