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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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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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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 09: (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission with alternate crop.) Beyonce and Jay-Z attend 2019 Roc Nation THE BRUNCH on February 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Roc Nation )
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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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Jameela Jamil on why Stylist is such an essential voice for modern women

“You don’t patronise women, you don’t condescend to them: you tell us what we want and need to know.”

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Academy Awards 2019: Olivia Colman reigns supreme with beautifully British speech

The Best Actress winner is the absolute definition of women supporting other women

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper perform onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Academy Awards 2019: Lady Gaga just taught us a valuable lesson about failure

The actress, who won Best Original Song for Shallow in A Star Is Born, grew incredibly emotional during her Oscars speech

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Claire Foy and Viola Davis at the 2019 Critics Choice Awards
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Critics’ Choice Awards 2019: Claire Foy reminds us we are so much more than “just the wife”

“Our job is to question ourselves,” declared the First Man star.

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Regina King wins Best Supporting Actress at 2019 Critics Choice Awards
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Critics’ Choice Awards 2019: Regina King’s powerful rallying cry for “the voiceless”

If Beale Street Could Talk’s Regina King won big at the Critics’ Choice Awards

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Amy Adams and Patricia Arquette win Best Actress at Critics Choice Awards 2019
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Critics’ Choice Awards 2019: Amy Adams and Patricia Arquette handle tie in best possible way

“Amy Adams & Patricia Arquette are DELIGHTFUL #CriticsChoice,” tweeted a viewer.

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Lady Gaga wins Best Song for Shallow at 2019 Critics Choice Awards
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Critics’ Choice Awards 2019: Lady Gaga’s tearful A Star Is Born revelation

Lady Gaga revealed the deeper meaning behind Shallow as she accepted the award for Best Song at the 2019 Critics Choice Awards.

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Ignore the tabloids: Venus Williams just taught us the true meaning of sisterhood

The Daily Mail missed the point of Venus Williams’ appearance at Create & Cultivate’s Vision Summit in Miami

Chadwick Boseman’s powerhouse speech is here to light a fire in your soul
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Chadwick Boseman’s powerhouse speech is here to light a fire in your soul

Everything you’d expect from a real-life superhero (and then some!)

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