Emma Watson

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the transformative and terrifying role of gowns in film

The “makeover scene” scene is about more than heterosexual validation, it’s a chance to challenge identity, class, and reality.
Mel Campbell
4.20.17
News

watch emma watson's powerful speech on campus sexual assault

'The experience must make it clear that the safety of women, minorities, and anyone who may be vulnerable, is a right, not a privilege,' the actress and U.N. ambassador declared yesterday while presenting HeForShe's groundbreaking new report.
Hannah Ongley
9.22.16
News

emma watson on her magical meeting with noma dumezweni, the new hermione

'It was AMAZING,' Watson said of seeing ‘Harry Potter and The Cursed Child,’ the stage adaption that became the subject of racist backlash last year when it was announced that her character would be played by actress Noma Dumezweni.
Emily Manning
7.8.16
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emma watson and lena dunham give a moving shoutout to the women who inspire them

“Behind every successful woman is another successful woman,” reminds Sheryl Sandberg's new #LeanInTogether video.
Blair Cannon
6.24.16
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emma watson is petitioning for a suffragette statue in london

The feminist icon is calling out Parliament Square's serious lack of gender diversity.
Hannah Ongley
5.11.16
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emma watson is taking a year off acting to focus on feminist activism

In conversation with feminist icon bell hooks, Watson reveals how she'll spend the most productive stretch of vacation leave ever.
Hannah Ongley
2.19.16
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​emma watson says fashion is a feminist issue

The actor also reveals that she was advised not to use the word 'feminism' in her famous #HeForShe speech.
Nick Levine
11.30.15
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​malala yousafzai says she identifies as a feminist because of emma watson

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning women’s rights activist found the term “tricky” until hearing Watson’s speech at the UN.
Charlotte Gush
11.5.15
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emma watson responds to “white feminist” criticism

She says she has been thinking about it a lot and is aware of her own privilege.
Charlotte Gush
10.14.15
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13-year-old actress rowan blanchard just schooled us all on feminism

The tween star is leading a tumblr discussion on the topic.
Hana Beach
8.24.15
Culture

35 feminist icons that changed the game

From early crusaders like Betty Friedan to Caitlyn Jenner, we celebrate 35 of the coolest, bravest, most inspiring heroines from music, politics, film and fiction. Each has made a huge impact for women with their words, writings, and action.
Courtney Iseman
8.11.15
News

​ask emma watson a question on international women’s day

Emma Watson will be answering all your HeForShe and gender equality questions in London, this Sunday.
Felicity Kinsella
3.4.15