The Activist

Three weeks following the death of Sacheen Littlefeather, the activist who famously accepted Marlon Brando’s Oscar for “The Godfather” at the 1973 Academy Awards, a new column alleges that Littlefeather had been posing as a Native American through her life. Published Saturday in the San Francisco Chronicle, the piece features…

National Dessert Day arrives October 14th with an emphasis on polishing the sweet tooth, and surrendering to caloric abandon. Just as every zodiac sign has a set of qualities, quirks, charms and insufferable tendencies so too do they have a dessert.

Elizabeth Olsen may save the day in Marvel films, but on Wednesday evening she highlighted her own hero: Gail Abarbanel, the founder and director of the Rape Foundation and Stuart House. In her speech at Variety’s Power of Women event presented by Lifetime, Olsen spoke passionately about Abarbanel, also in…

For movie lovers, it’s a debate as old as time: Was there enough room for Jack on the door that saved Rose’s life at the end of “Titanic”? When Malala Yousafzai, the 25-year-old Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was probed with the hot-button question by moderator Anna…