PERIOD.

[Versión bilingüe] Let’s get to the point. L’Orèal Paris has created a program called “Women of Worth", which honours women who volunteer in their communities and empower other women, giving away money for them to start their project. Thanks to this program, Nadya Okamoto was able to fund back in 2014 a organization called PERIOD. when … Continue reading PERIOD.

A Must: Insecure (HBO)

[Versión bilingüe] HBO is known for takings risks and backing series that tell stories different from the conventional dramas and rom-coms, with characters that do not fit in the rigid white upper-middle-class heteropatriarchal canons. Right now, everyone is talking about the ending of the iconic show Girls (Lucía has written an article about it) and … Continue reading A Must: Insecure (HBO)

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

Girls finale… Freedom finale? / El final de Girls… ¿El final de la libertad?

[Versión bilingüe] Two weeks ago the show Girls premiered its sixth and last season. After five years, the show that has made an impact on so many women, all of them in different stages of their lives, has to say goodbye. For many people this tv show seemed obscene, depicting not so “elegant” women with their lives … Continue reading Girls finale… Freedom finale? / El final de Girls… ¿El final de la libertad?

Let’s keep going

[Versión bilingüe] Thelma OK, then listen; let's not get caught. Louise What are you talkin' about? Thelma Let's keep goin'! Louise What d'you mean? Thelma Go. [Thelma nods ahead of them] Louise You sure? Thelma Yeah. Hit it. The emblematic end of the film "Thelma and Louise," directed by Ridley Scott (1991), which I have … Continue reading Let’s keep going

La literatura en diarios

De lo público a lo privado. Emociones, nudos en la garganta que no se comparten con nadie, excepto con una hoja de papel. Testimonios que hacemos únicos e incuestionables en el momento en el que decidimos no compartirlos con los demás. Algunas personas lo reconocen como escritura terapéutica, yo lo llamo diario. Descubrirse a uno … Continue reading La literatura en diarios