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

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
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

How Inclusion Riders Could Help Fix Hollywood's Diversity Problem

Frances McDormand gave inclusion riders a shoutout in her Oscars acceptance speech—here's how the contract requirements help ensure racial and gender diversity.
Abbey Bender
Zing Tsjeng
sexual assault

Kobe Bryant Predicted to Win an Oscar, Despite Past Rape Accusation

Over 16,000 people have signed a petition asking for Bryant’s nomination for Best Animated Short to be removed due to an alleged sexual assault in 2003.
Cole Kazdin
sexual abuse

Natalie Portman Is One of the Few Celebrities to Apologize for Supporting Roman Polanski

We reached out to some of the most high-profile signatories to a 2009 petition in support of Roman Polanski, to ask them whether they regretted their endorsement of the convicted abuser.
Sirin Kale
sexual harassment

'I Will Kill Your Family': Lawsuit Details New Harvey Weinstein Abuse Claims

New York prosecutors are suing the Weinstein Company after a four-month investigation revealed allegations that he had viciously bullied and sexually harassed his own employees.
Zing Tsjeng
sexual misconduct

Aziz Ansari and the Reductive Ways We Talk About Consent

After sexual misconduct allegations emerged against the actor, the Internet erupted in a debate over "mixed messages." But such arguments miss the larger question: Is it time to re-envision the way we conceive of consent?
Sirin Kale

What Actors Have Said About Continuing to Work with Woody Allen

In the wake of #MeToo, some actors who have worked in Woody Allen films are expressing their sincere regret to Dylan Farrow, who says he sexually assaulted her as a child. Others, conversely, are giving interviews about what a good director he is.
Zing Tsjeng
golden globes

Why Oprah's Golden Globes Speech Was So Damn Good

In a moment where she had every right to be self-centered, Oprah used the platform to highlight the experiences of “the women whose names we’ll never know.”
Leila Ettachfini

These Women Activists Were the Real Stars of the Golden Globes

Learn about the activists and campaigners who graced the Golden Globes red carpet with some less important celebrity dates.
Zing Tsjeng
Harvey Weinstein

Women in Film On How to End Hollywood's Toxic 'Casting Couch' Culture

Following sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men in Hollywood, Broadly spoke with women filmmakers about how we can build a better entertainment industry.
Kimberly Lawson