Vanity Fair

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Lisa Borders Plans to Take Time's Up to the Next Level

The former head of the WNBA talks about her new role as the Time’s Up initiative’s president and CEO.

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Lena Waithe Covers Vanity Fair

Writer Jacqueline Woodson on Waithe: “You’re clear-eyed and queer from the womb, born as part of a larger narrative—that of the Great Migration. Already, there is resistance running through your veins.”

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Shonda Rhimes Says Emmys' Self-Congratulatory Attitude Toward Diversity is 'Embarrassing'

In a new Vanity Fair profile, the Shondaland executive discusses the need to empower artists of color and the launch of her new content platform.

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Serena Williams Embraces Motherhood on Cover of Vanity Fair

The Annie Liebovitz-shot cover shows the tennis star displaying her pregnant belly.

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Black Actresses Discuss Why Broadway Needs More Diversity Than 'Hamilton'

Danai Gurira, Danielle Brooks and Renée Elise Goldsberry break down the need for more plays by and for people of color.

Rachel Dolezal In Vanity Fair: ‘I Wouldn’t Say I’m African American, But I Would Say I’m Black'

She also says she wants to write a book

Laverne Cox Said a Mouthful About Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair Cover

“[T]his has made me reflect critically on my own desires to ‘work a photo shoot,’ to serve up various forms of glamour, power, sexiness, body affirming, racially empowering images of the various sides of my black, trans womanhood,” she posted on Tumblr.

Lupita Nyong'o, Michael B. Jordan Among Black Actors Featured in Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue

Hey, it’s progress.

One Small Step for Vanity Fair: Sofia Vergara on Cover of TV Issue

The good thing: Sofia Vergara made the cover in one of those entertainment industry round up covers. The bad thing: black actresses still got pushed to back.

Here's What a Less Racist 'Vanity Fair' Hollywood Issue Cover Would Look Like

A few suggestions for Vanity Fair. Illustrated with the help of a little Photoshop.

Vanity Fair's White Hollywood Issue

One of this year’s biggest issues includes only two black actors.