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Terry’s Picks: Wearing Black, Oprah Winfrey, Laura Dern

Wearing Black: Kudos to all the women and men who wore black at this past weekend’s Golden Globes Awards to show their solidarity with the women speaking out against sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. And speak out they did. From impassioned speeches to quick, smart digs like Natalie Portman’s laser-sharp “Here are the all-male nominees” as she presented a directing award, Indiewire perhaps put it best: “Hollywood’s sexual harassment scandal wasn’t the elephant in the room; it was the room.”

Oprah Winfrey: Speaking of impassioned speeches…I loved Oprah Winfrey’s remarks as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award – she’s the first black woman to do so in the award’s 66 year history. It’s about time.

Laura Dern: Congratulations to our recent Muse Award honoree Laura Dern on her Golden Globe win for her performance in Big Little Lies! From the Muse Awards to her knockout feminist performance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, to her Golden Globes speech, she’s had quite the month and we were honored to be a part of it.

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