A “reality” feminist / Una feminista de reality

[Versión bilingüe] Ylenia Padilla Santana was born in Benidorm, Alicante (Spain), and she is 28 years old. After her appearance in the reality show Gandía Shore in 2012 she became a celebrity and thanks to her single “Pégate” in 2015 her fame grew even more. From that moment she has been a collaborator in several … Continue reading A “reality” feminist / Una feminista de reality

March 27: Muslim Women’s Day / Día de la Mujer Musulmana

[Versión bilingüe] March is the month when conferences, readings, marches, and many more events take place daily and internationally, all of them with a common goal: women’s liberation. However, this “women” has brought many problems since the feminist movement started, because, most times, when talking or thinking about “women”, the mental picture that came to … Continue reading March 27: Muslim Women’s Day / Día de la Mujer Musulmana

Marching towards freedom / La marcha hacia la libertad

[Versión bilingüe] This past Wednesday, March 8th 2017, several feminist marches took place all over the world and there was a women’s strike to prove the world that it doesn’t work without us. I live in Madrid so I was able to go to the protest along with Ana and José Juan (also from the … Continue reading Marching towards freedom / La marcha hacia la libertad

8-M: Por todas ellas

Para hablar del 8 de marzo y del Día Internacional de la Mujer podríamos empezar hablando de Lisístrata, que empezó una huelga sexual contra los hombres para poner fin a la guerra o de la Revolución Francesa, en la que las mujeres de París participaron de manera activa. En los ‘’Cahiers de doleances’’ (Cuadernos de … Continue reading 8-M: Por todas ellas

8-M: Review. Le féminisme by Mathieu and Husson

[Versión bilingüe] Illustrated Feminism guide review. “ À l’origine était la misogynie…” Sometimes, we find a new book about feminism which does not deal with new theories, nor does it go deeper, it just explains what Feminism is. Or “feminisms”, because according to the authors, there is not a single movement, it is a group … Continue reading 8-M: Review. Le féminisme by Mathieu and Husson

Feminist Youtubers

[Versión bilingüe] Youtube is young people's new window to the world. Having outgrown colourful cartoons and not being very interested in bridesmaids or interior decorating programmes, teenagers have switched the TV for this fresh, interactive platform full of people who they can feel identified with. Some channels are made and watched for entertainment purposes only: … Continue reading Feminist Youtubers

“What the f**k does she have to do to win Album of the Year?”

[Versión bilingüe] Last night the 59th Grammy ceremony was celebrated in the Staples Center in Los Angeles. As a music fan, I could not miss it and I was very excited since my favourite artist of all time, Beyoncé was nominated in the most important categories, album of the year, song of the year and … Continue reading “What the f**k does she have to do to win Album of the Year?”

El cuerpo de la mujer

[Versión bilingüe] I’m writting this post of an assigment I had to do for College. The theme was completely free so I decided to add my significative rebeliuous touch, basing it on the non-sexualised woman body. Because of the patriarchy, the female body has always been considered an object made to please men. We see tons … Continue reading El cuerpo de la mujer