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Women Who Dare

Disobedience is the mustsee lesbian film of the year.


Rachel Weisz
Brigitte Lacombe

The tagline for the excellent new film Disobedience is “Love is an act of defiance”—but it’s fair to say that the idea of women working together in the film industry these days is equally defiant. Disobedience, an intelligent and complex feature film, is produced by the actor Rachel Weisz, with Rachel McAdams as her co-star. While McAdams has shared her account of being a victim of sexual harassment at the hands of film director James Toback—an account which helped contribute to the groundswell of the #MeToo movement—it’s important not to view Hollywood’s actresses as merely players in a narrative of victimization. Equal if not more powerful is the narrative of women spearheading creative projects that empower them as talented players in an industry that often stacks the odds against them.

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About Curve

Spring is the perfect time for new beginnings, a fresh approach, and inspiring ideas to sustain us for the rest of the year. And so we’re very pleased to present the official relaunch issue of Curve! We hope you enjoy the new look—and the new quality—which makes reading the magazine in print even more enjoyable than it was before. We couldn’t think of a better person to grace our cover this issue than Cate Blanchett, star of our favorite lesbian movie, Carol. Plus, we have interviews with rising songstress Lauren Ruth Ward, the legendary Nona Hendryx, and insight from out political analyst Masha Gessen. We also focus on fitness, well-being, interior design, and style—and we welcome travel partner Olivia to share their upcoming vacations and adventures with us. Enjoy!