‘Bridgerton’ Star Nicola Coughlan Wants More “Complex Women” Characters on Screen

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Bridgerton star Nicola Coughlan is calling for a more diverse representation of women characters on screen. The actress wrote an op-ed for The Guardian—published just two days ahead of International Women’s Day—in which she reflected on the shows she grew up watching and questioned why the women in them were always so much more glamourous than they were realistic.

“Where were the messy

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My Derry Girls and Bridgerton roles show women our complex, eejit selves on screen

In the noughties, I adored Sex And The City. Like women everywhere, my friends and I debated which of these four impossibly stylish, successful women we were – when the reality was a bunch of university freshers who drank Buckfast from the bottle and lived in hoodies. We probably had far more in common with The Inbetweeners, but there were no female Inbetweeners on screen to compare ourselves to. Where

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The history-making women and other highlights

Fan cardboard cut-outs are seen in the seats before Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021
While the stadium looked filled, it was due to 30,000 cardboard cut-outs

This year’s Super Bowl was like no other, for obvious reasons.

Tom Brady steered the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a comfortable 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, but many of the night’s talking points were off the pitch.

Canadian R&B star The Weeknd was largely forced to perform his half-time show from the stands due to coronavirus

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These women walked Harriet Tubman’s 116-mile journey from the Underground Railroad

When Linda Harris started walking at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, she had no idea how far she’d go. 

“I had no intentions of walking the Tubman trail,” Harris told Yahoo! ahead of the trek. “It’s just something divine, something glorious that happened. And I simply decided to follow the light and the spirit of Harriet Tubman.”

The Maryland resident felt called to learn more about Tubman’s journey and

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Sport is an antidote in a world where black women are told to get back in our boxes and to tone ourselves down

You would be forgiven for thinking the sheer volume of black female athletes who have reached the top levels of their sport is proof that this industry is unaffected by the racism and misogynoir that pervades other areas of society. But sadly, this is not the case. Sport does not exist in a vacuum; it is subject to the same hierarchies and inequalities that affect every other kind of structural

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Showtime’s alluring “Love Fraud” exposes the common con artist charming America’s lonely women

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Love Fraud

Love Fraud Courtesy of SHOWTIME

When Tracy met Richard Scott Smith, she was a single mother who describes her life at that time as consisting of working, paying bills and not much else. Her whirlwind romance with Smith began with a motorcycle ride that gave her a taste of the freedom and fun that a life with him would afford her.

Ellen remembers dining out at Applebee’s and

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Hotel manager sexually abused women looking for a job

New details have emerged over the arrest of a man accused of several sex crimes by female job interviewees, as well as a woman who rented a room.

On August 18, officials announced the arrest of 51-year-old Chandulal Dhanani, a hotel manager in Phoenix.

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Coronavirus child care pinch in U.S. poses threat to economic gains of working women

By Jonnelle Marte and Rachel Dissell

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Most days, Zora Pannell works from her dining room table, sitting in front of her computer, turning off the video on Zoom calls to nurse her one-year-old daughter, Savannah.

Pannell has balanced working from home and caring for her daughter and son Timothy, aged 2, since March when she started a new job as a manager for a language services company

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13 Women Reveal How Much They Really Have in Their Savings Accounts at Age 25

Photo credit: Katie Buckleitner
Photo credit: Katie Buckleitner

From Cosmopolitan

If it feels too weird to ask your friends how much money they have in savings, I get it. Though I believe the world would be a better place if we all were up front about how much we make, spend, and save, we’re not there yet.

So it makes sense if you’re out here turning to Google to figure out whether your savings

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Justin Bieber Files $20 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against 2 Women Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault

Justin Bieber is seeking legal recourse against two anonymous women who previously accused him on social media of sexual assault.

In a filing of a defamation lawsuit against the two Jane Does (who remain anonymous save for their Twitter handles @danielleglvn and @ItsnotKadi and respective names they went by on social media: Danielle and Kadi, respectively), Bieber’s lawyers say the accusations against him are “factually impossible, and disproven both by

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Learn About Riah Milton and Dominique Fells, the Black Transgender Women Murdered This Week

As Black Lives Matter protests continued across the U.S. and the world this week, two Black transgender women were killed within a 24-hour period. Riah Milton of Liberty Township, Ohio was shot several times during a robbery attempt on Tuesday, and Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells’s remains were found alongside the Schuylkill River in the Bartam’s Garden area of Philadelphia Monday night.

“It is with deep sadness that we share the news

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