women and power

Powerful Women Talk About Power (And Powerlessness)

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When Brown Lipstick Was the Only Thing I Could Control I worshipped my babysitter. That’s why I stole her makeup.
I Think About This a Lot: The Bagel Scene on The Leftovers Justin Theroux’s Kevin Garvey desperately tries to get a grip on his sanity — and his carbs — in a world of unknowns.
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Here’s a Fun New Way to Describe Your Bad Relationship Are you in an ACR?
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Viktor & Rolf’s First Fashion Show Smelled Like a Subway The two fashion designers love the scent of paper.
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What Power Means to Lena Waithe, Stormy Daniels, and More The first chapter in a series about women and their relationship to power.
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Rape Survivor Confronts Man Who Laughed As Trump Mocked Ford She’s a local Democratic Party chair and he’s an election commissioner.
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What the Prune Chefs Hoped to Do With the Spotted Pig Gabrielle Hamilton and Ashley Merriman dreamed of writing the second chapter in the #MeToo story. Instead, they got scorched.

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Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of October 15 If the world throws obstacles in your path this week, know that it will also offer gifts.
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A History of Lipstick As Warfare How lipstick has been used to both oppress and overcome.
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It’s Complicated: Adventures in Dating While Christian I didn’t mean to make my faith an ultimatum. Not at first, anyway.
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The Freshly Single Man Refusing to Answer Texts From His Ex This week’s sex diary.
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Stormy Daniels Didn’t Want to Be Anybody’s Hero “I started this just because I wanted to set the record straight and not be bullied. Now I’m in charge of saving the world.”

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Samin Nosrat Is a New Kind of Domestic Goddess Making a BLT with the host of Netflix’s Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat.
i love this song!
‘Shallow’ Isn’t Even the Best Song From A Star Is Born But is the best song Bradley Cooper mumbling “all you have to do is trust me” or one of Lady Gaga’s pure pop bops?
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What Is Fat Bear Week and Why Is It So Good? Everything to know about America’s premier competition for the fattest bears.
scent memories
Viktor & Rolf’s First Fashion Show Smelled Like a Subway The two fashion designers love the scent of paper.
you know what i heard
Everything We Know About Channing Tatum Dating Jessie J And more in this week’s celebrity gossip column.
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This Vacation Episode of KUWTK Isn’t Exactly Relaxing Kim Kardashian has a lot of ideas about what her sisters should and shouldn’t wear during their trip to Japan.

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Tessa Thompson Knows People Can’t Stop Thinking About Her She’d just rather you think about her work than her personal life.
Sonoya Mizuno Doesn’t Just Want to Dance A conversation with the ballerina-turned–Crazy Rich Asians star about representation and following your gut.
Marisa Tomei Knows What She’s Worth A frank conversation on money, beauty, and sticking with work you love.
Summer of Rage White men are the minority in the United States — no wonder they get uncomfortable when their power is challenged.
Meet Jorja Smith: The Soul Singer Who Turned Down Drake “Maybe I am a bit of a siren.”
Time’s Up, Bill Is Bill Clinton the only one who doesn’t realize he needs to join the #MeToo reckoning?
How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People — and Its Banks Somebody had to foot the bill for Anna Delvey’s fabulous new life. The city was full of marks.
What I Learned on My Date With a Sex Robot Maybe they need to be more like us. Or maybe we’re already learning to be more like them.
In Her New Book Motherhood, Sheila Heti Confronts an Eternal Female Crossroads The writer takes up the problem of whether to have a baby in her engrossing autobiographical novel.
Busy Philipps on Instagram, Her BFF Michelle Williams, and Losing Heath Ledger Instagram’s favorite storyteller has so much more to say.
The ‘Mirror Face’ of 17 New York Women Women, photographed through a two-way mirror, reveal what they desire in themselves.
Teens Already Know How to Overthrow the Government You would too if you’d grown up reading the Hunger Games.