Marina Ginestà on a Rooftop

  In July 1936, a young woman stood on the roof of the Placa de Catalunya hotel in Barcelona, Spain. She was just 17, yet the rifle she carried and the defiantly optimistic look on her face would ensure her name went down in history. The young woman was Marina...

The Rise of Girls Soccer in Spain

In a world dealing with various political, religious and social crises that negatively impact girls, this story was a breath of fresh air. A girls’ soccer team in northeastern Spain has emerged victorious after coming in first in a junior regional league. The...

La Pasionaria

Isidora Dolores Ibárruri Gómez, known as Dolores Ibárruri, was born on 9 December 1895 in a poor region of northern Spain. But from these humble beginnings, she would become one of the most important (and badass) people in Spanish politics. She became interested in...

Spain‚ mid 16th century

The daughters of King Phillip of Spain, the infantas Isabella and Catalina, had their portraits painted many times throughout their girlhoods, almost always in the same type of dress.

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