Posts tagged "quotable"

Terry Crews Talks “Gender Purposes,” Male Pride & Feminism

In a new interview with Dame Magazine, Terry Crews has a myriad of simply fantastic things to say about how being married and a parent to four daughters (and one son) led to him exploring feminism.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 14, 2015

Viola Davis Knows A Thing Or Two About Tough Times

“One thing that is missing from the vision boards is what happens when you don’t get what you want. Your ability to adapt to failure, and navigate your way out of it, absolutely 100 percent makes you who you are.”
Viola Davis told Glamour about growing up in poverty, finding acting success as a young adult,…

By: Claire Hannum / March 11, 2015

Where Others Find Awkwardness, Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson Find Humor

They rep real people’s vaginas, you guys!

By: Claire Hannum / March 10, 2015

Pussy Riot Hopes To Inspire “Individual Bravery”

“Our real goal is individual bravery, when each person decides, ‘I’ll go out onto the square—I can do it, even if it’s cold, even if they’ll arrest me.’ That’s how change begins.”
Maria “Masha” Alekhina of Pussy Riot spoke to Glamour alongside her bandmate Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova and shared the duo’s goals for a better Russia and a…

By: Claire Hannum / February 27, 2015

Channing Tatum Sympathizes With Women Who Wax

“I waxed last time, and I promised myself I was not gonna do it again. And then Matt Bomer goes, ‘No, no, you just didn’t have the right lady. She just wasn’t doing it right. And then I went again, and it sucked just as bad…After they started, they said, ‘Oh, you’re ginger’ — I have a

By: Claire Hannum / February 5, 2015

Jennifer Aniston Implies Brad Pitt Never Cheated On Her With Angelina Jolie

“We’re not in daily communication. But we wish nothing but wonderful things for each other. Nobody did anything wrong. You know what I mean? It was just like, sometimes things [happen]. If the world only could just stop with the stupid, soap-opera bullshit. There’s no story. I mean, at this point it’s starting to become

By: Claire Hannum / January 22, 2015

Jenny Slate Champions Repro Rights While Accepting Award For “Obvious Child”

I am so proud to be in a movie that is joyful and thoughtful and depicts a modern and authentic experience of unplanned pregnancy…Gillian Robespierre and Elizabeth Holm, who wrote this movie, assert that even while we’re fighting for our rights we can do so creatively. Activism and creative expression can go together.
Jenny

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 16, 2015

Hilary Duff Is Gloriously Normal (Kinda)

It feels so weird to talk about because I don’t know how to answer. A lot of people have compared me to other people who came up when I came up and I don’t know what it is. I think part of it is just me, maybe my family, and the friends that I’ve kept.

By: Claire Hannum / January 16, 2015

Stevie Nicks Shares My Thoughts On Dating Significantly Older Guys

“What if I fall in love with somebody and they die?”
Finally, somebody who shares my fears!

By: Claire Hannum / January 15, 2015

New Mom Gaby Hoffmann Made Smoothies Out Of Her Placenta, Yum!

“Placenta, placenta, placenta. Just eat that s–t up, and it does a girl good. … I made smoothies out of it for three weeks. I had a home birth, so my midwife and my doula took it and cut it up into 20 pieces and froze it, and every day, I put it in a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 7, 2015

Emily Blunt Will Not Sugarcoat Your Life

“Chris Pine [who plays the prince] was telling me that most schools in America only do the first act of the play, where everything is happy ever after. And it’s just sad that we’re choosing to coddle our children that way, because no one’s more perceptive than a child…Bambi loses his mother, Dumbo is wrenched away

By: Claire Hannum / January 5, 2015

Breaking: Actress Has Priorities Other Than Weight Loss

“It took nine months to build. It should take nine months to get off. I wanted fettuccini alfredo. I didn’t want a barbell…I was like, ‘Don’t talk to me about how fast and fabulous you are or it came off. That was not my experience. I’m having to work my ass off until I even think about getting it off.”…

By: Claire Hannum / December 19, 2014

Michelle & Barack Obama Talk Racial Profiling

“I think people forget that we’ve lived in the White House for six years. Before that, Barack Obama was a black man that lived on the South Side of Chicago, who had his share of troubles catching cabs … I tell this story – I mean, even as the first lady – during that wonderfully publicized

By: Claire Hannum / December 18, 2014

Jennifer Aniston: Feminism Is Not Complicated

“…people overcomplicate it. It’s simply believing in equality between men and women”
In the January issue of AllureJennifer Aniston sums up feminism in just one sentence. If we reminded ourselves more often that the movement’s bottom line is simply about equality, we’d all save ourselves a lot of grief. Aniston posed in a gorgeou…

By: Claire Hannum / December 16, 2014

Lena Dunham: “Why I Chose To Speak Out” About College Rape

Speaking out was never about exposing the man who assaulted me. Rather, it was about exposing my shame, letting it dry out in the sun. I did not wish to be contacted by him or to open a criminal investigation. I am in a loving and peaceful place in my life and I am not…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 10, 2014

Joni Mitchell Holds Onto Joy & Leaves Sorrow Behind

I don’t really want to paint sorrowful stuff, you know? Like, I get that out of my system. I guess what I was trying to say in the writing. You know, like “For The Roses” is really, you know, writing my sorrows. That’s probably the one. “Court and Spark” has got some of it. “Blue” has got

By: Claire Hannum / December 9, 2014

Paul McCartney Reflects On The Anniversary Of John Lennon’s Death

“I was at home and I got a phone call, it was early in the morning…it was just so horrific, you couldn’t take it in…Just for days, you couldn’t think he was gone. It was just a huge shock and I had to tell Linda [Paul's late wife] and the kids. It was very difficult.

By: Claire Hannum / December 8, 2014

Taylor Swift Will Sing Her Music And Her Music Only

“I’m not going to be one of those artists who walks in [to a room with songwriters] and says, ‘I don’t know, what do you want to write about?’ or one of those things where they say, ‘So what’s going on in your life?,’ and I tell them and then they have to write a…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 8, 2014

“Wild” Author Cheryl Strayed Talks Vulnerability

“…She was really brave and raw and both emotionally naked and physically naked in ways that she’d never quite been before…So much of, for me, writing ‘Wild’ was about being fearless. Not just on the hike but in writing the book. Being fearless about what truth looks like and showing not just the positive parts

By: Claire Hannum / December 5, 2014
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