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Octavia Spencer is Named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

Jan 18
Octavia Spencer, who won an Oscar and several other awards for best supporting actress in "The Help," was named Woman of the Year on Wednesday by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

Latinx United to Celebrate Reproductive Justice

By EDGE | Jan 18
On January 18 at El Cortez in Brooklyn, performers and drag queens will gather for the Happy Anniversary Roe V. Wade party. The event will bring together Latinxs to celebrate reproductive justice.

Three Times as Many Bus Permits Requested for Women's March Than Inauguration

By EDGE | Jan 18
There have been three times as many bus parking permits requested for the Women's March in Washington, D.C., on Saturday than for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday.

Listen: Fiona Apple Crafts Scathing Anti-Trump Tune for Women's March

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 18
Fiona Apple has channeled her anger toward President-Elect Donald Trump into a minute-long protest chant, which is sure to be a big hit among the 250,000 marchers in Washington, D.C., on January 21.

Run, Don't Walk, to Women's March on Washington, Says Harlem Run

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 17
A groundswell of support has risen for the January 21 Women's March on Washington, with one recent group of women deciding to forgo the bus trip altogether, and instead run down to the nation's capital.

Women Have Many Motivations for DC Inauguration Protest

By Nancy Benac | Jan 16
Gay rights, gun control, immigrant rights, equal pay, reproductive freedom, racial justice, worker rights, climate change, support for vaccinations: They all make the list of progressive causes that are attracting people to the Women's March on Washington

Cyndi Lauper Debuts on 'Austin City Limits'

By EDGE | Jan 14
Grammy, Emmy and Tony-winning music icon Cyndi Lauper is taking her country album "Detour" to landmark television music series "Austin City Limits" (ACL) this Saturday, January 14 on PBS.

Actors' Gang Forum Features Sister Helen Prejean, Tim Robbins 

By EDGE | Jan 12
On January 13, The Actors' Gang will begin their 2017 season with a one-night-only special event featuring Sister Helen Prejean and The Actors Gang Artistic Director Tim Robbins.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee to Boycott Trump Inauguration

Jan 12
Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced that she will not attend the inauguration of Donald J. Trump on Friday, January 20, 2017.

Breakups Are the New Black: DeLaria Splits From Fairless

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 12
Love, it's a bitch. That's the sad story of the recent breakup of "Orange Is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria and her longtime fianceé Chelsea Fairless.

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