Cate Blanchett: Feminism’s Sweetheart

Cate Blanchett has been one of Hollywood’s most prestigious and versatile actresses, garnering accolades for her performances in films such as Elizabeth (1998), The Aviator (2004), and this year’s Blue Jasmine, for which she is expected to win the Oscar—again. Yet this time around she’s emerging as not only a critically acclaimed actress, but a prevalent advocate of women’s rights.