Ahead of turning 30 next year, the actor and activist has tackled societal expectations surrounding relationship status.
One woman's response to the question 'are you a slut?' is going viral for all the right reasons.
A year after nearly half a million women gathered in Washington, D.C., for the first-ever Women’s March, it’s all about to happen again. But this time, it will look decidedly different.
Two teens crafted creative dresses that support Planned Parenthood. Karolina Montes, 16, and Zoë Balestri, 17, are students at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx in New York City. Balestri explains that she and Montes got a grant from their school to purchase materials from Planned Parenthood, and also contacted the reproductive and sexual health care provider about their project and desire to buy materials in addition to what the school grant covered.
These days, stars let their accessories do the talking. Whether it’s supporting Planned Parenthood, GLAAD, or the ACLU, politically-savvy celebrities are turning the spotlight on themselves on the red carpet onto causes near and dear to them with hats, purses, pins, and more.“As a person with a platform, no matter what size it is, it’s important to share your views,” Lola Kirke told Yahoo Style at the Golden Globes, sporting a pin slamming Paul Ryan.Naomi Watts’s stylist Jeanann Williams says it’s stylish and smart to use your attire to push a cause or group that matters to you. “We’re in some pretty scary times right now and change is needed, so everyone should raise their voice and be heard whichever way they can get the word out. So I say wear that ribbon — it couldn’t be any more in fashion.”Click through above for some of the most powerful statements from Cara Delevingne, Emma Stone, Lena Dunham, and more.Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyle and @YahooBeauty.
With the Women’s March having come and gone just over a month ago, our thoughts about what feminism – and womanhood as a whole – really mean remain fresh in our minds.And whatever version of feminism it is you follow, one thing we can all agree on is that there is a great deal of work to do worldwide before women have equal opportunities and freedoms to that of men.Whether it’s their tireless activism, art or simply words of wisdom, here are 11 feminist role models to listen to and feel inspired by this year.Spice Girls take down sexist TV crew in resurfaced footageEmma Stone and Dakota Johnson proudly supported Planned Parenthood at the Oscars
“It feels like everything I stand for is under threat, especially after Trump and Brexit. No sooner had Donald Trump assumed the mantle of the White House than millions of protesters took to the streets in women-led marches across the world. The world is wary of Mr Trump, he’s poised and ready to roll back the years on Women’s reproductive rights, his handpicked cabinet of climate change deniers pose a real threat to the future of our planet, oh, and he’s a well documented racist, homophobe and misogynist who thinks it’s okay to “grab” women “by the pus*y”.
Terminating a pregnancy if you live in Northern Ireland is a tricky feat indeed. Unless you fit specific, strict criteria, it can’t legally be done at home - so your only option is to travel to England, Scotland or Wales to do it instead and pay through the nose for it. This is why abortion rights campaigners are taking matters into their own hands and are planning to fly a drone carrying abortion pills from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland. On Tuesday at 10am, the drone will launch from Omeath, County Louth, and end up landing near Narrow Water, County Down, in Northern Ireland.
26-year-old South Sudanese model Nykhor Paul went viral last week with her bold Instagram post calling out professional makeup artists at fashion shows for not having makeup that matched her skin color. “A good makeup artist would come prepare and do their research before coming to work because oftentimes you know what to expect especially at a show!” With 10 years of modeling under her belt, Paul is using social media and modeling as platforms to get the message out about discrimination in the fashion industry. After years of dealing with that, you get tired,” she tells Yahoo Beauty, noting that her lips are naturally pitch black and don’t require lipstick — just a touch of gloss.