Opinion

The Stylist Opinions section features opinion pieces from authors on feminist issues and current affairs currently affecting young professional woman

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The most shocking part of the Prince Andrew interview? His erasure of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims

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Emma Reynolds
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    Why Taylor Swift’s battle for her back catalogue matters much more than you think

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    TI’s daughter has responded to his comments, reminding us why the hymen is still a feminist issue

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    “We need to talk about these new Meghan Markle pregnancy rumours”

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Greta Thunberg
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“Stop calling Greta Thunberg an ‘inspiration’ – it’s more damaging than you realise”

The teenage climate activist has rejected an environmental award, and for good reason.

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Lauren Geall
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In defence of the Great British cuppa

Is the builders' brew really on its way out?

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Georgie Young
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This is the hidden danger of refusing to take a sick day

It’s high time you start listening to your body, not your boss.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Meghan Markle and mental health
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Stop telling Meghan Markle to “think positively” – it’s more damaging than you realise

The Duchess has been criticised for talking about her mental health because she is in a privileged position.

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Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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“I’m a London cyclist – and I want you to stop verbally abusing me in the street”

Why are female cyclists such easy targets for abuse in the streets?

Is cuffing season a thing?
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“It’s autumn and I’m single – where did all my coupled-up friends go?”

The effects of so-called “cuffing season” are real.

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Hollie Richardson
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“Why do people still need to come out in 2019?”

For LGBT individuals, coming out definitely isn't a one-off event.

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Christobel Hastings
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There’s a deeply sexist subtext to the ‘controversy’ around Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s haircut

A conservative journalist is trying to shame the politician for getting a haircut. Stop the world, we want to get off.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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No, Jennifer Aniston and Chelsea Handler aren’t feuding – can we stop with the rumours?

Let’s finish with the women against women narrative, once and for all.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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“Are you guilty of gaslighting Harry and Meghan?”

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have revealed their plans to sue the Mail on Sunday, but the response from some quarters has been disappointing.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Boris Johnson faces sexual harassment claim
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“Like Trump, Boris Johnson has a women problem. Here are 3 ways to fix it”

Female voters are turning their backs on Boris – so I came up with ways he could show he cares about women.

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Moya Crockett
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Hollie Richardson
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How the housing crisis sparked London’s new drinking trend

Why can't we just party in our own flats anymore?

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: Caroline Calloway attends the 10th Annual Shorty Awards at PlayStation Theater on April 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Shorty Awards)
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Lucy Mangan: “I can’t help but admire Caroline Calloway”

Commentary around the Calloway – Beach story is far too hectic, says our columnist

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Lucy Mangan
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“Lady Hale is the latest judge to prove that men need to stop playing by their own rules”

All hail Lady Hale, and the other women working hard to put men in their place...

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Aisling O'Leary
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Zoella/Zoe Sugg
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“Zoella’s smear test videos are an empowering example for young women like me”

The series demystifies a procedure which is so often feared by young women.

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Lauren Geall
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Meghan Markle Piers Morgan
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Piers Morgan has attacked Meghan Markle again - and here’s why we’re not standing for it

The Good Morning Britain star talked about Meghan's father this week.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Simone Biles
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The internet is supporting Olympian gymnast Simone Biles

Twitter is focusing on the athlete's career and achievements.

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Hollie Richardson
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Miley Cyrus won't apologise for er past mistakes, and nor should she
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Miley Cyrus is teaching us all a valuable lesson in owning who you are

She won't apologise for her past and we should all endeavour to do the same.

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Almara Abgarian
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Kayleigh Dray
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How are the Rear of the Year Awards still a thing in 2019?

Amanda Holden, Carol Vorderman and Holly Willoughby’s bottoms have all been ranked and rated, because we’re still living in the 50s, apparently.

Meghan Markle isn’t here for those sexist diet pill rumours, obviously
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Meghan Markle isn’t here for those sexist diet pill rumours, obviously

Buckingham Palace has responded to this gross body-shaming commentary with a rare public statement.

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Kayleigh Dray
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