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Entertainment

‘Suicide Squad’ Star Mayling Ng Making A Name For Herself As An On-Screen Warrior Woman

‘Suicide Squad’ Star Mayling Ng Making A Name For Herself As An On-Screen Warrior Woman

Our summer just kicked into high gear with the release of James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’, which premiered August 6 in theaters and on HBO Max. Starring your fave line-up […]

Girl on a Mission

Actress/Singer/Activist Malynda Hale On A Mission To Make More Black Voices Heard

Actress/Singer/Activist Malynda Hale On A Mission To Make More Black Voices Heard

America, it’s time we had a talk. A REAL honest, uncomfortable, lay-it-all-out-on-the-table kinda talk. There are many people leading the way on important conversations regarding topics that are being unearthed […]

Contributors

After Years Of Battling An Eating Disorder & Others’ Expectations, Saying “YES” To Myself Set Me On The Path To Recovery & My Dreams

After Years Of Battling An Eating Disorder & Others’ Expectations, Saying “YES” To Myself Set Me On The Path To Recovery & My Dreams

By Francesca Alejandra I grew up trying to fulfill everyone’s expectations of me. I was always the smartest and best-behaved girl in the class. Growing up in my home country […]

Interviews

‘Grand Army’ Breakout Star Marcela Avelina Goes From Stage To Screen In Fall’s Most Anticipated Young Adult Drama

‘Grand Army’ Breakout Star Marcela Avelina Goes From Stage To Screen In Fall’s Most Anticipated Young Adult Drama

One of the Fall season’s hottest and most anticipated shows on Netflix is ‘Grand Army’, created by Katie Cappiello and based on a successful play she wrote and directed. ‘Grand […]

Girl on a Mission

Actress & Producer Patricia McKenzie Using Storytelling To Change Hearts And Minds In Hollywood

Actress & Producer Patricia McKenzie Using Storytelling To Change Hearts And Minds In Hollywood

By Dana Corddry “Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign. But stories can also be used to empower, and to humanize. Stories can break the […]

Interviews

British Actress Bethany Antonia Talks Bullying, Black Lives Matter & Her Breakout Role In Netflix’s “Get Even”

British Actress Bethany Antonia Talks Bullying, Black Lives Matter & Her Breakout Role In Netflix’s “Get Even”

For many of us, COVID-19 has meant more time spent on Netflix, which in turn has enabled a number of shows on the international streaming platform to suddenly become viral […]

Interviews

A still image from Maya's interview in NQAPIA's 'Uncovering Our Stories' series.

Actress, Activist & Trans Woman Maya Jafer On Her Global Journey To Find Her True Self

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are doingevery day. Over […]

Interviews

Cheray O’Neal’s One Woman Show Explores The Power Of Love, Choice & Forgiveness

Cheray O’Neal’s One Woman Show Explores The Power Of Love, Choice & Forgiveness

Throughout October there are a number of breast cancer awareness initiatives that are centered around sharing stories of hope, resilience and healing. We’re big fans of taking the awareness beyond […]

Interviews

Meet The Actress Whose Life-Changing Health Condition Turned Her World Upside Down – For The Better

Meet The Actress Whose Life-Changing Health Condition Turned Her World Upside Down – For The Better

What would you do if that which defines you was suddenly taken away? Who would you be? What if your dreams and ambitions hinged on your physical appearance above all […]

Interviews

‘With A Kiss I Die’ Film Re-Imagines ‘Romeo & Juliet’ With A Lesbian, Interracial Vampire Love Story

‘With A Kiss I Die’ Film Re-Imagines ‘Romeo & Juliet’ With A Lesbian, Interracial Vampire Love Story

We’re all familiar with the fated story of Romeo and Juliet, the most famous love story ever told, from renowned author and playwright William Shakespeare. There have been numerous iterations […]

Contributors, Entertainment

Actress Jenny Paul On ‘The Looming Tower’, John O’Neill, & The Surge Of Woke Men In The #MeToo Era

Actress Jenny Paul On ‘The Looming Tower’, John O’Neill, & The Surge Of Woke Men In The #MeToo Era

By Jenny Paul When I auditioned for ‘The Looming Tower’, I had no idea what kind of show it was or even that it was going to be about 9/11 […]

Feminism

Pakistani Actress Sohai Ali Abro On Her Definition Of Feminism & Playing Badass Women In Film

Pakistani Actress Sohai Ali Abro On Her Definition Of Feminism & Playing Badass Women In Film

She is a household name in the world of Pakistani entertainment, having graced television screens, theater stages, and movie screens with two of the country’s highest grossing films. Sohai Ali […]

Interviews

Up-And-Coming Actress Julia Flores Talks Penny Drives, Bullying & Her New Film ‘CENTS’

Up-And-Coming Actress Julia Flores Talks Penny Drives, Bullying & Her New Film ‘CENTS’

It’s the coming-of-age film for this generation. Award-winning writer/director Christopher Boone’s ‘CENTS’ is the edgy, badass, and inspiring story of high school student Sammy Baca who is on a quest […]

Celebrities

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

By now you are probably already familiar with actress Amandla Stenberg for her role as the ill-fated Rue in ‘The Hunger Games’. Many social media users are also a fan […]

Interviews

Actress Adriana Mather Launches Prod. Co Started By Two Women & A Native American

Actress Adriana Mather Launches Prod. Co Started By Two Women & A Native American

There are many reasons why we need more diversity in Hollywood. The biggest one of all is the need to see a wider variety of stories, characters, and perspectives on […]