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The one lesson America needs to learn from the New Zealand shooting

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    Why we need to reconsider ‘turning into your mother’

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    Why the latest criticism of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is so troubling

    The congresswoman was called out for riding in an Uber, proving that her detractors will do anything to try and take her down

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    10 things I want you to know about disability

    Comedian Rosie Jones on what she's learned

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    Why the response to this photo of Kate Middleton pulling a pint is so troubling

    The reaction online says a lot about how we view the female members of the royal family

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    How I created a platform to amplify the voices of Muslim women

    And why it's important we tell our own narratives

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    “What I want people to know about being a Muslim woman”

    “I will no longer fight for a seat at the table when I can create my own position”

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    Mariam Khan
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    The one word we should never use when discussing a woman’s professional achievements

    Nina Hartstone is about to attend her first Oscars, but all anyone can talk about is her being a mum. This has to stop

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    We love this Scottish dad who spoke out against sexist football kit advertising

    “My daughter plays football too, as do thousands of girls. What kind of example does this set for them?”

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    Elena Chabo
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s powerful message to people telling her to smile

    The congresswoman sat stonily through Trump’s State of the Union address, and she isn’t going to apologise for it

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    Adam Levine’s Super Bowl performance exposes a sexist double standard

    Why are women's bodies policed so much more than men's?

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    Meghan Markle can’t even eat an avocado without being attacked by the media

    The Duchess of Sussex’s latest crime? Avocado on toast

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    Angelina Jolie vs Lady Gaga: why the Cleopatra movie backlash misses the point

    Isn’t it time that Hollywood moved on already?

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    “The online reaction to Chris Pratt’s new engagement is seriously disappointing”

    Everyone is happy and all parties involved have moved on. Why can’t the Internet come terms with that?

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    “The backlash over the new Gillette ad is ridiculous. Here’s why”

    Shaving ads have always been political, says Phil Hilton. This is just the latest incarnation of a time-honoured tradition

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    Phil Hilton
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    The problem with the media’s portrayal of the ‘world’s most expensive divorce’

    There is no evidence that Mackenzie Bezos is out to ruin her husband – but you wouldn’t know it from some reports

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's response to critics is a master-class in resilience

    She’s been intimidated, mocked and had her personal life raked over, all in the last week alone.

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    Why must we insist on comparing the royal family’s Christmas cards?

    No, the fact that they have two different festive cards isn’t a sign of a feud. And comparing the two images doesn’t achieve anything.

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    “Why the term guilty pleasure needs to be banned from our vocabulary immediately”

    PSA: You don’t need anyone’s permission to like the pop culture that you like

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    Why does the world think it’s OK to slut-shame Megan Fox?

    The actress said she doesn't want to share her #MeToo stories because she’s not seen as a sympathetic victim. It’s time for that perception to change

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    Why are we so obsessed with the Danish?

    We asked a Scandinavian about our infatuation and what we're getting wrong

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    The dark subtext to the headlines calling Priyanka Chopra a “scam artist”

    The way some publications are talking about the Bollywood star’s wedding to Nick Jonas suggests something more sinister at play.

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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