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Why Ellen Ripley will always be my favorite action heroine

Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley in Alien

I never tire of watching Ridley Scott’s “Alien”, and its sequel “Aliens” starring Sigourney Weaver. (I can’t say the same of parts 3 and 4 as I think they simply attempted to milk what was once a gripping storyline. But I digress).

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20.06.2017 | 10:51

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It’s all in the package

“Now I’ve seen everything.” That was what I’d thought as I stared incredulously at the latest pair of jeans by Topshop. And it was simply because I could indeed see EVERYTHING.

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15.05.2017 | 10:55

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Confident or complacent?

When I first moved from Asia to Europe – specifically to Germany – I was a European size 36. Then I discovered German bread – specifically “brötchen” – and they proved to be my undoing.

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20.04.2017 | 14:46

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Why we have to fight sexism

In the streets, at university, in a club or at home; violence and sexual harassment can happen anywhere and to anyone. In Germany, violence against women – domestic violence in particular -, remains a widespread phenomenon.

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18.04.2017 | 10:22

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Why do women hide their hair?

Muslims, Jews, Christians: Women all over the world cover their heads out of religious piety. An exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum asks what motivates them – and how others respond.

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04.04.2017 | 14:23

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