Ms. Rose, an Australian actress who has described herself as gender fluid, said she was baffled by assertions that should not play a lesbian character.
She helped shape new ways of thinking about Jewish identity, including challenging the Zionist notion that Israel must be honored as the homeland.
In a city where power, gender and technology converge, artists ask hard questions about diversity.
For years, men have made up the vast majority of public monuments in this country. A series of campaigns are now pressing for women to get their (monumental) due.
A fictional feature that is more of a doc-narrative hybrid, the film directed by Crystal Moselle dives deep into a kind of hangout freedom.
Azza Abo Rebieh got her guards to give her pencils and paper, then began sketching the faces and habits of fellow inmates in Syria’s notorious detention system.
Even amid #MeToo and #OscarsSoWhite — and celebrated films like “Wonder Woman,” “Black Panther” and “Call Me by Your Name” — Hollywood is as white, straight and male as ever, a new report reveals.
“A Girl Stands at the Door,” by the Rutgers historian Rachel Devlin, shows how the work of desegregation was done disproportionately by young black women.
Scott W. Stern’s “The Trials of Nina McCall” is the first book-length history of the “American Plan,” under which women suspected of having venereal disease were forcibly examined and imprisoned.