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Returning Binibining Pilipinas hopefuls more determined

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BINIBINING Pilipinas 2014 aspirants, among them former finalists, on a recent visit to the Inquirer. KIMBERLY DE LA CRUZ

Unfazed by the pressure of topping the Philippines’ impressive performance in international pageants last year, these ladies are staging a comeback to the Binibining Pilipinas stage for another shot to represent the country.

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MTV series focuses on lives of sperm donor kids

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Breeanna Speicher’s curiosity about her background led her to a family she never knew she had and inspired a new MTV series that stretches the very concept of family.

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Girl Rising: 9 brave girls, 1 colorful film

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“Girl Rising” tells the tale of nine girls from different parts of the world and their struggle to live and to learn.

A blinding array of colors greets viewers of “Girl Rising,” a documentary by Richard Robbins, now making rounds all over the world in a bid to enlighten people on the right of girls to education.

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‘Masters of Sex’ serves beguiling side of feminism

his undated publicity photo released by Showtime shows, from left, Lizzy Caplan, as Virginia Johnson, Michael Sheen as Dr. William Masters and Caitlin Fitzgerald as Libby Masters in the pilot for "Masters of Sex." AP Photo/Showtime, Craig Blankenhorn

Dr. William Masters was not a feminist. Apart from his studies of the human physiology of sex, he was a traditional man in the mid-1950s, the kind who kept his wife at home.

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Cowell says ‘X Factor’ female judges reflect music

Television show judge, poducer Simon Cowell. AFP FILE PHOTO

Simon Cowell said the mostly female judges’ panel for “The X Factor” reflects what he calls the “girls’ world” of today’s music business.

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Rapper 50 Cent denies kicking ex-girlfriend

In this May 29, 2013 photo, rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson attends the "After Earth" premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre, in New York. Jackson has been charged with attacking his ex-girlfriend and trashing her Los Angeles condo last month. City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday, July 3, 2013, the 37-year-old "In da Club" singer is charged with domestic violence and vandalism. Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file

Rapper 50 Cent denies allegations he attacked his ex-girlfriend and trashed her condo.

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Gov’t body censures Vice Ganda over ‘tasteless’ rape jokes

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The Philippine government’s policy-making body on women and gender equality on Thursday expressed “grave concern” over Vice Ganda’s “tasteless and revolting rape jokes.”

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Juday: Violence against women unacceptable

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“WE WANT to show that women shouldn’t allow themselves to be abused.”

“Nervous, overwhelmed and pressured” was how Judy Ann Santos described the feeling of doing a drama series after three years of hosting reality shows and occasional acting stints.

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Many more women directors needed

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Women make up half of the movie audience, so logic has it that many female directors should be discovered and trained to “represent” their sisters’ stories on the silver screen. In reality, however, filmmaking remains very much a man’s world, and some women have a hard time imposing their will on a recalcitrant movie crew not used to getting orders from a “lady.”

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Kris Aquino files protection order vs ex-hubby James Yap

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James Yap and Kris Aquino. FILE PHOTO

Accusing her former husband James Yap of overstepping his boundaries and of attempting to seduce her while visiting her home, and of inflicting psychological harm on their son James, or “Bimby,” actress and TV host Kris Aquino has filed a temporary protection order (TPO) from a Makati City court.

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When beauty fades

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TAYLOR. Her wealth couldn’t hide her flaws.

Actresses like Hedy Lamarr, Ava Gardner and Elizabeth Taylor were so gorgeous in their heyday that they left viewers breathless! Lamarr was famous in pre-war black and white films, and was once considered the most beautiful woman in the world. Taylor was breathtakingly lovely in films like “The Last Time I Saw Paris” and “Cleopatra.”

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Postscript to the fest: Sacrificial women

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DINGDONG Dantes and Angelica Panganiban in “One More Try”

It might have been the heightened public awareness on reproductive concerns and gender roles that brought about this coincidence of themes in two out of three of the most-awarded films of the 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).

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