Culture & Arts

Films like "Can't Hardly Wait," "Clueless" and "Cruel Intentions" held up an unflinching mirror to the roles young people were socialized to play in a heteronormative society.
Our annual list of artists, activists, entertainers and entrepreneurs who are doing the work to make change and inspire others.
Even as the pandemic rages on, the event steadfastly highlighted impressive movies across genres, languages and formats that attendees — both virtual and in-person — could enjoy.
The artist and music historian is amplifying voices and calling out the erasure of Black Latino contributions to music through her platform, Reggaeton Con La Gata.
His film “Every Day in Kaimukī” was the first Native Hawaiian feature-length film to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
The artist is giving Black boys permission to actively, intentionally seek their own happiness with initiatives like the S.M.I.L.E-ing Boys Project.
The actor talked to HuffPost about subverting the ways sex workers are portrayed on-screen, modern masculinity and his "exposing and simplistic" new film.
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" depicted abortion in ways most TV shows hadn't before. Now, the showrunner is reflecting on how she got each storyline made.
The word “abortion” was rarely uttered on screen back in 2001, but writer Jenny Bicks wanted women to feel it was OK.
Screenwriter Shelley Scarrow, who wrote “Accidents Will Happen,” talks about why it’s important to portray teens navigating abortion.