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Mel B Appears in Harrowing Short Film About the Horrors of Domestic Violence

Warning: This post contains distressing content. Spice Girl Mel B has taken part in a graphic video highlighting the horrors of living with a violent partner. The 4-minute clip, which was created by classical composer Fabio D’Andrea and is a collaboration with UK charity Women’s Aid, is called Love Should Not Hurt.  Advertisement In the video,…

Thandiwe Newton attends a red carpet event. She has black hair that's tied back in a ponytail and wears an off the shoulder white dress with vibrant red lipstick.

Thandiwe Newton Reclaims Correct Spelling of Her Name

For more than three decades, she’s graced our screens and magazines. She’s won various accolades for her supreme talent including an Emmy award and a BAFTA and she’s consistently used her platform to advocate for women of colour and survivors of sexual assault. But that entire time, we’ve all been spelling her name incorrectly. Advertisement…

Justin Baldoni at a red carpet

Justin Baldoni’s Powerful Message Urging Men to Show Compassion Instead of Using #NotAllMen

Actor, director, philanthropist and the man redefining how the world understands masculinity, Justin Baldoni, has shared some powerful words about the #NotAllMen hashtag that’s all over social media right now. It’s the hashtag that’s re-appeared following the death of Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old woman who left a friend’s place in South London at about 9.30pm…

Justin Timberlake attends a red carpet event. He wears a black tuxedo, white shirt and a black bow tie. He is surrounded by paparazzi.

Justin Timberlake Apologises to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson For “Failing” Them

Justin Timberlake has shared a statement on Instagram apologising to both Britney Spears and Janet Jackson for his past “ignorance” and the way his actions contributed to a “system that condones misogyny and racism”. The singer has been widely criticised since the release of the New York Times’ Framing Britney Spears documentary this week where we revisited some pretty horrid…

Regina King smiles at a red carpet event and makes a "thumbs up" gesture. She has black hair that sits in an elegant wavy bob and wears a white dress with thin straps.

Women Dominate Best Director Nominations for the First Time in Golden Globes History

The nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes are out and for the first time in the awards’ 78 year history, women are dominating the Best Director category! The Hollywood Foreign Press Association which is the voting body behind the show, has nominated Chloé Zhao for her work on Nomadland, Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman and Regina King for One Night…

Jameela Jamil (Photo: TInseltown/Shutterstock.com)


Our favourite feminist-in-progress, Jameela Jamil has sparked an uplifting and empowering conversation on social media encouraging women to own their achievements and be proud of the obstacles they’ve overcome – and we are totally here for it! It all started with a post on Instagram where The Good Place star responded to “a few dickhead…

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Malala Just Posted Her First TikTok and it’s Goooood!

Girls’ education advocate, Nobel Prize laureate and Taliban shooting survivor Malala Yousafzai is on TikTok! The 23-year-old has posted her first video through her foundation “@malalafund” and while there’s no dancing involved, Malala does use the opportunity to tell her incredible life story, in less than 60 seconds. “I was 11 years old when I started speaking…

Emily Ratajkowski at a red carpet event. She has long brown hair that sits past her shoulders.

The Essay by Emily Ratajkowski You Need to Read Right Now

Model, actress and entrepreneur Emily Ratajkowski has penned a chilling essay on power, control and the way women are robbed of owning their self-image. Writing for New York Magazine’s The Cut, she describes a number of instances where men have claimed ownership of her images and used them without her consent.   View this post on Instagram…

America Ferrera and Eva Longoria Bastón (Photo: Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock.com)

Eva Longoria Bastón and America Ferrera Launch Online Platform to Support and Empower Latinas

Eva Longoria Bastón and America Ferrera have joined forces with prominent Latina figures to launch a new digital lifestyle platform to support and empower their Latina sisters. It’s called She Se Puede – which translates to “she can” – and will cover everything from health to parenting, food, fashion and culture. “So when we say empowerment, we…

Taylor Swift attends a red carpet event. She has blonde hair to her shoulders and a side-swept fringe. She wears hoop earrings and a black dress with spaghetti straps.

Taylor Swift Just Made A Teenager’s University Dreams Come True

Taylor Swift has left a surprise £23,373 donation (that’s almost $30k US and over $40k AU!) on a teenager’s GoFundMe page that means she can now go to university and work towards her dream of becoming a mathematician. Vitoria Mario was given an “unconditional offer to study Mathematics at the prestigious University of Warwick” after…