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“Our action creates our destiny, our joy creates space for our freedom.”

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  • Jennifer Lopez, People’s Icon of 2020, accepts the award onstage for the 2020 E! People's Choice Awards
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    JLo explains how 2020 has changed the way she defines success

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    Jameela Jamil’s “chill” make-up tutorial has gone down a storm on social media

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    Amy Schumer lost at the Emmys, but still shared her acceptance speech

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Regina King's 2020 Emmy Awards acceptance speech
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How Regina King honoured Breonna Taylor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Emmys

The Watchmen star wasn’t afraid to get political during her acceptance speech.

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Zendaya's 2020 Emmy Awards acceptance speech
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Zendaya’s history-making speech is an absolute joy to watch

Prepare to feel hope again, everyone.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s latest speech has set the internet on fire

Please rise for AOC.

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Beyonce Black Is King
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Everyone needs to sit up and pay attention to Beyoncé’s 2020 BET Awards speech

“We have to vote like our life depends on it, because it does.”

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Lizzo has a message for anyone who’s missed out on a promotion or award

“As long as you’re winning in life, that’s the only trophy you need.”

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Oscars 2020: why Brad Pitt’s acceptance speech admission is so important

The actor has revealed that public speaking makes him nervous.

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge just got emotional accepting her last award for Fleabag

“This whole thing really has been a dream and if I wake up tomorrow and discover it was just that, then... Thank you.”

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Tom Hanks spotlighted female directors because the Golden Globes didn’t bother to nominate any

How do we love thee, Tom Hanks?

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Why Michelle Williams used her Golden Globes speech to encourage all women to vote

“We are the largest voting body in the country, let’s make it look more like us.”

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Olivia Colman just gave the most brilliantly British Golden Globes acceptance speech

She joked about being boozy, spying on her fellow nominees and celebrating co-star Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag win.

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge could not stop praising Andrew Scott in her Golden Globes acceptance speech

She was named Best Actress and she used her acceptance speech to speak about the power of collaboration.

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It’s scary to call out powerful men by name. Taylor Swift deserves praise for doing so

Taylor Swift just called Scooter Braun out by name at the Billboard Awards – here’s exactly why that is so important.

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Pink’s galvanising People’s Choice Awards is going viral for the most empowering reason

The singer spoke about why kindness is an act of rebellion while accepting the Champion of the Year award.

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Alex Bornstein just hit back at everyone who criticised her for “not wearing a bra”

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star used her Emmys speech to clap back at outraged misogynists everywhere.

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Andrew Scott
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Fleabag’s Andrew Scott just pointed out the big problem with the phrase ‘openly gay’

Why should LGBTQ+ individuals be defined by their sexuality?

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Andrew Scott’s beautiful tribute to Phoebe Waller-Bridge
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Everyone needs to read Andrew Scott’s beautiful tribute to Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Fleabag’s “Hot Priest” has described Waller-Bridge as “the reason I’m standing here”.

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Oprah’s speech on the pay gap is so powerful it will make you cry

“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”

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Newly elected Slovakia's President elect Zuzana Caputova speaks to a journalist in the front of the Presidential palace in Bratislava, Slovakia on March 31, 2019. - The election of Zuzana Caputova as Slovakia's first female president was greeted Sunday as a vote for change, with the anti-graft activist expected to provide a check on a government tarnished after last year's murder of a journalist. (Photo by VLADIMIR SIMICEK / AFP) (Photo credit should read VLADIMIR SIMICEK/AFP/Getty Images)
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Zuzana Caputova has been named Slovakia’s first female president

Caputova, who has almost no political experience, has vowed to end what she calls the capture of the state by “people pulling strings from behind”.

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Beyoncé pays tribute to “fabulous gay man who helped raise me and my sister”

“Witnessing his battle with HIV was one of the most painful experiences I’ve ever lived”

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This inspiring speech from Annie Lennox reminds us why she’s a true icon

Print this, laminate it, and stick it on your fridge…

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