Scarlett Johansson will no longer play a trans male character in the upcoming film Rub and Tug after receiving widespread backlash for the casting decision. “In light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding my casting as Dante ‘Tex’ Gill, I have decided to respectfully withdraw my participation in the project,” the actor said in a statement provided to LGBT+ focusing news outlet Out Magazine. Ms Johansson was lined up to star in the film as Dante “Tex” Gill, a real life crime kingpin who was born a woman but identified as male.
The 40-year-old human rights attorney shined during a night of intimate conversation on everything from politics to motherhood.
Another royal wedding is upcoming, and Meghan Markle is getting an invite. Here's why she may not want to go after all.
What is love, the great Haddaway once asked, framing, like St Paul before him, humanity’s forlorn quest for meaning in a meaningless world. Is it too early to speculate on whether the Rosie storyline represents for Love Island an unlikely beeline toward the family entertainment market? Let us first briefly overlook the public intervention of an actual domestic violence charity (we’ll come on to that shortly), and simply enjoy the narrative arc of Rosie, and its parabolic trajectory that would scarcely make it over a speed bump mound with a 10,000 mile run up.
Teetotallers are more likely to die early than those who are light drinkers, a study has found. The research discovered a person’s risk of developing a number of cancers and early death is at its lowest among those who drink alcohol lightly. “Light lifetime alcohol consumption was associated with reduced overall and cardiovascular-related mortality compared to never drinking,” the study, conducted by scientists at Queen’s University in Belfast, found.
As a newly minted royal Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has a lot of hurdles to cross as she learns to fit in to the royal lifestyle. Fortunately, her husband, Prince Harry, is there to offer words of advice and encouragement. Sharp eyed Instagram account harry_meghan_updates caught such a moment during yesterday’s celebration.
Many people tweeted their devastation about Kate Spade's passing and discredited a common misconception about the reasons for suicide.
Miss America was founded as a beauty pageant in the 1920s, and it’s stayed that way for decades. At its core, the competition is predicated on looks. Can changing the format really get rid of that? Maybe not.
Gretchen Carlson announced plans to scrap the swimsuit portion, and current Miss America Cara Mund is cheering on the decision to say #byebyebikini.
“Did she leave him?” POTUS reportedly said, while pointing to his wife, Melania Trump, who was seated in the front row.
Graduation ceremony dress codes might not seem like a huge deal — after all, most of the outfit is covered by the graduation robe. But apparently some who failed to follow the rules at Bryan Station High School in Lexington, Ky., didn’t get to walk the stage at their graduation on Friday.
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, a Florida Republican, is planning to hold a Women's Summit on 9th June that he's billing as "an opportunity for women to learn about relevant topics that have a direct impact on their lives," according to the Tampa Bay Times. In a statement to the Tampa Bay Times, Bilirakis said that he had crowdsourced the topics from a former event. Quite a shameless election-year stunt considering his anti-woman voting record—he voted against Violence Against Women Act, Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, etc—& refusal to denounce Trump’s misogyny.