The girlpower phenomenon has invaded every corner of the earth. From women's marches to television series, feminism is more present than ever in our society. The same has happened in advertising, with brands appealing to body-positive and female empowerment to capture our attention.
99 men and one woman: the list of the 100 most innovative leaders with whom Forbes is being questioned
We love to browse the lists that Forbes makes and find out who are the highest paid actresses in Hollywood or the models that are charging the most for their work today. However, when the lists are mixed, the magazine is not exempt from controversy and that is what has happened with its ranking of The 100 Most Innovative Leaders, which could also be called 99 men and one woman.
The lack of female filmmakers and the presence of Polanski's film mark the beginning of the 76th Venice Film Festival
The Venice Festival has doubled this year the presence of directors in the contest for the Golden Lion: it has gone from one to two among the twenty-one films in competition. A slight increase that has occurred after two editions with a single filmmaker in the contest. This is the Saudi Haifaa Al-Mansour with her movie The Perfect Candidate, and the Australian Shannon Murphy with Babyteeth.
Barbie inspires new generations: Rosa Parks, Sally Ride and Samantha Cristoforetti are turned into dolls
Mattel continues to find its place in terms of empowering the new generations, moving from outdated stereotypes and betting on recreating memorable women. If a few months ago he launched a collection of scientific Barbies, he now returns with two iconic figures and a collaboration with ESA: Samantha Cristoforetti, Rosa Parks and Sally Ride already have their own doll.
It is not a topic that is usually talked about in public, but Alyssa Milano has wanted to defend the right to abortion by sharing her experience. Before becoming a mother, in the 90s, she carried out two abortions in just a few months. It was 1993, she was in her twenties, she used contraceptive methods and she was with a stable partner.
Ashley Graham floods body-positive social networks with a nude selfie that all Instagram is thanking
Ashley Graham is a maximum inspiration when it comes to feeling comfortable with our curves and falling in love with our bodies, whatever they are. Because the curvy model always advocates body-positive and diversity, being very realistic when talking about stretch marks and cellulite. But now he has gone one step further, showing them on Instagram without any editing.
These menstrual panties are the only thing I wear when I lower my period and the expansion of their brand is something we will all celebrate
Raise your hand who does not feel uncomfortable with the compresses, which move and end up being a gurruño. But there are also many of us who suffer from dryness with tampons and have not yet managed to put on the first menstrual cup. That's why I wanted to look for alternatives and these menstrual panties have become, for years, my solution.
Netflix has just premiered the fourth season of Las chicas del cable, a Spanish fiction series that not only has a costume that makes us fall in love, but tells the story of women whose friendship and struggle for equality is marking the whole story in the Serie. Blanca Suárez, Ana Fernández, Nadia de Santiago, Ana Polvorosa and Maggie Civantos are the undisputed protagonists of a series that began with a telephone company, the first in Madrid, and women who were in charge of the switchboard, but what is The story behind which he was inspired?
Emily Ratajkowski has accustomed us to other types of photos on Instagram, rather light clothes and temperature rises. In her latest social media post, the celebrity has also boasted lace lingerie and transparencies. But this time all eyes have focused on another surprising detail: underarm underarms that have been viral.
His name is Lynch, Lashana Lynch. And she is the new agent 007 in the next spy and villain movie of the great James Bond franchise. Because after months of rumors about which actor would come to fill Daniel Craig's shoes, the answer has surprised everyone. It will be a 31-year-old black woman who will make history, getting British spy code 007 at the service of Her Majesty.
The technology company Google has reported that it is working so that when you write in your search "lesbian" does not appear the first of all pornographic content. Google thus responds to a request from LGTBI collectives. It is about modifying your mathematical algorithm, which generally shows the most visited pages, but in this case, not the most convenient and successful ones.
Meghan Markle was offered to be the cover of the September Issue of British Vogue magazine. But instead of starring, the royal decided to change her photo for 15 women who inspire and empower her. In this way, the Duchess of Sussex wanted to take the opportunity of that media speaker, choosing a very feminist group.
Lady Gaga, Elizabeth Moss and the Spanish Irene Escolar join the Academy to make it more equal and can vote in the next Oscars
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body responsible for awarding the Oscar awards every year, has often been accused of being little diverse when it comes to choosing the members that represent the industry and being composed of way too homogeneous by older and white men.
A few months ago, La Audiencia de Navarra, first, and the Superior Court of Justice of Navarra, later, found La Manada guilty of a crime of sexual abuse, imposing a sentence of nine years in prison for its members, who were in provisional release However, today the Supreme Court has dismissed what was sentenced by both courts to find violence or intimidation in the events that occurred in Pamplona on July 7, 2016.
The dramatic and melancholic trailer of the movie Frozen II generated great enthusiasm during its premiere last week when it was viewed 116.4 million times in just 24 hours. In the two minutes that this advance lasts, Elsa is left alone in a stormy coast landscape before running off to the high waves and turning them into ice.
In Japan, a stream of women tired of employers requiring them to wear high heels in their jobs have started a movement to change the laws that allow it. This is #KuToo, a pun that covers the famous #MeToo (saving the distances between the two causes) with the words "kutsu" (shoe) and "kutsuu" (pain).
Women protest against the new abortion laws in the US: Jameela Jamil, Milla Jovovich and seven other celebrities who have talked about theirs
The Alabama Senate has passed the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. A news that came a few days after Georgia signed another law that restricted abortion to the maximum. Alyssa Milano reacted by calling a sex strike on Twitter. With this measure, the actress and defender of the #MeToo movement, aims to avoid any risk of pregnancy since "the reproductive rights of women are being eliminated."
To desperate situations, desperate measures. That is what Alyssa Milano should have thought when calling a sex strike this weekend, in response to the strict abortion laws of the state of Georgia. "We stop having sex until we return the autonomy of our bodies." The Bewitched actress took Twitter with this unconventional strike, in which she calls women to deny men sex "to avoid any risk of pregnancy because our reproductive rights are being eliminated.
Everything I've learned by watching the Netflix documentary by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, "Conquering the Congress"
Before women made history in the US Congress, 81% of congressmen were white upper class men. The Netflix documentary Conquering the congress, goes well beyond a campaign of Democratic primary or a history of overcoming. It reflects a great step for feminism when it comes to politics, and not only that, it is a learning available to anyone.
This platform that makes creative women in the world of advertising visible is fighting for brands such as Google, Facebook and Netflix to hire women beyond quotas
With the aim of correcting the gender gap within the world of advertising, three Argentine women in the sector have come together to create a platform that makes women working in different creative fields of the industry visible. Playing with that same purpose they have baptized it as InVisible Creatives (creators inVisibles) and have set the goal of becoming the largest database of creative women.
The body-positive has taken the fashion world with force, completely changing the ideal of beauty. But as we saw a few months ago, this break in stereotypes still has a way to go to be 100% inclusive. Who better to tell us than the plus-size models? These four beauties tell us about their experience, about the fat-phobia in the industry and the (not always pretty) way to become models of large sizes.