This Is How You Use Your Privilege, Part 2: ‘Your Silence Is Your Discrimination,’ Says Jessica Chastain

“When you know better, you do better,” or so the saying goes. Sometimes—most times—it takes someone with privilege to enact change for everyone else. In January, actress Jessica Chastain made headlines when she advocated for equal pay for fellow actress and friend Octavia Spencer, addressing the persistently deep pay…

Author Junot Díaz Responds to Accusations of Sexual Misconduct and Verbal Abuse: ‘I Take Responsibility for My Past’

Updated Friday, May 4, 2018, 4:12 p.m. EDT: Junot Díaz has responded to the allegations from several female writers who came forward Friday with accusations of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse. Author Zinzi Clemmons actually confronted Díaz on Friday in Australia during a literature panel about the incident she…

Meeting in the Ladies’ Room: Tracee Ellis Ross to Interview Michelle Obama at United State of Women

Here’s a conversation we don’t want to miss: Black-ish actress and all-around brilliant bae Tracee Ellis Ross will interview our forever first lady, Michelle Obama, this Saturday, May 5, at the United State of Women Summit at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles—and we officially know how we’re spending this weekend.