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Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monoe and more address Roe v. Wade at BET Awards

Henson first thanked opening performer Lizzo for pledging $1 million to Planned Parenthood before using the singer’s song titled, “About Damn Time” to make a point. “It’s about damn time we step into our power,” Henson said. “It’s about damn time we talk about the fact that guns have more …

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BET Awards 2022: How to watch, nominees and more

Taraji P. Henson will host the event, set to feature performances from Lizzo, Latto, Chance the Rapper, Jack Harlow, Babyface and more. Producer and artist Diddy will be honored with lifetime achievement award. The show airs on BET at 8 p.m. ET and will stream on Hulu with Live TV, …

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Phoebe Bridgers’ Glastonbury set includes anti-Supreme Court chant after Roe V. Wade ruling

“I’m having the sh—iest day,” said the American singer-songwriter, 27, referring to the ruling that holds there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion.  She continued, during her set at the iconic British music festival held in Pilton, England, by asking, “Are there any Americans here?” She …

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Summer of joy is what we need

Vaccines were finally available and we were seeing a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. Or so we thought. The variants had other plans for us. One year later, Covid is still here. But I am feeling more determined than ever to reconnect with community and feel some …

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Analysis: Billionaire comedy ‘Loot’ with Maya Rudolph is so money

Basically, good vibes all around. Such happiness deserves some great content, so let’s go. It feels right to start with Maya Rudolph, since her Bey impersonation in a 2012 episode of “SNL” is legendary. Starring in a new comedy series, Rudolph plays a woman who lives in rarefied air, thanks …

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Geena Davis looks to the future as ‘A League of Their Own’ turns 30

In fact, she’s built an research empire of sorts through her Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media and founded a film festival that both aim to empower underrepresented voices in Hollywood. But on this day, beaming in via Zoom from Arkansas, Davis is mum, even when implored to end …

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Denise Richards is following her teenage daughter onto OnlyFans

The “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum announced in an Instagram story Thursday that she was the latest member of the subscription-based service. Sharing a photo of herself posing flirtatiously, Richards simply tagged the OnlyFans Instagram account and added the caption: “Link in bio baby.” The 51-year-old actress followed up …

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The power of pop group MUNA’s queer joy

On a number of their songs, MUNA’s members — lead singer and songwriter Katie Gavin and guitarists Naomi McPherson and Josette Maskin — convert into text the sorts of notions and emotions that in bygone decades had to be subtext. Take “Silk Chiffon,” the lead single from the new album, …

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‘Trevor: The Musical’ review: The off-Broadway musical sensitively brings the story behind the Trevor Project to Disney+

Building a musical around the Oscar-winning 1995 short film that inspired the Trevor Project, a suicide-prevention program for LGBTQ youth, wasn’t an obvious fit. Nor do the songs consistently rise to the level that would make this a top-tier production, especially juxtaposed with the Diana Ross numbers from which the …

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Sharon Stone says she suffered nine miscarriages

The Golden Globe-winning actress shared her painful experience underneath an Instagram post by People magazine, where “Dancing with the Stars” performer Peta Murgatroyd opened up about losing a pregnancy while her husband, Maks Chmerkovskiy, was in Ukraine. Stone, who is the mother of sons Roan, Laird and Quinn through adoption, …

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