Opinion

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

Anita Ghosh and her family

“I’ve lost count of the times I’ve been asked where I’m ‘really’ from”

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Anita Ghosh
  • Comparing the struggles Black and Jewish people face does nothing when it comes to tackling racism
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    “Comparing the struggles Black and Jewish people face does nothing when it comes to tackling racism”

  • Opinion

    “Charlie Elphicke’s conviction was a victory for the women who reported him, but we have more to do”

  • Hospital appointment alone
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    “Fed up with being infantilised as a disabled person, I now go to hospital appointments alone”

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Kate Garraway attends the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 press day at Chelsea Flower Show on May 20, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
Opinion

The impact of that misleading Kate Garraway headline

“What are you doing here? You should be at home, prostrate with grief.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kanye West
Opinion

“The reactions to Kanye West highlight a big problem with the way society sees mental illness”

Mental illness can cause people to act in irrational, uncomfortable or difficult ways – and its about time we understood that.

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Lauren Geall
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Estranged father
Opinion

What it’s like being estranged from a parent during a pandemic

One writer explains.

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Lydia Titman
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Do I want to have children?
Opinion

“I didn’t want kids, but do I feel differently now the choice is slipping away?”

One writer questions how the pandemic is affecting her thoughts about having children in the future.

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Hollie Richardson
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Toni Tone
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We need to shout about ‘green flags’ in relationships as well as red ones

When we’re too preoccupied with finding or seeing the ‘bad’ in people, it can at times cause us to overlook the good.

Boris Johnson
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Boris Johnson just took responsibility for the care home crisis – so what will he do about it?

“I take full responsibility for what has happened.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Laura and her husband moved to Hong Kong early last year but had no idea what was hidden beneath the surface.
Opinion

“I feel scared to speak out about what’s really happening in Hong Kong”

Young people in Hong Kong are still protesting after the proposed extradition bill, but not everyone feels safe to do so.

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Digital Team
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Please don’t feel like you have to apologise for your children
Opinion

Please don’t feel like you have to apologise for your children

Stop making mothers feel bad when their children interrupt their meetings during lockdown

Posted by
Saima Mir
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Big night out
Opinion

“A love letter to going ‘out out’ and the nightlife I really miss”

One writer shares her ode to the Big Night Out.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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100 days of lockdown
Opinion

Why the emotional rollercoaster to this “new normal” shouldn’t be forgotten

As we pass 100 days of lockdown, we need to take a moment to heal.

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Hollie Richardson
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365 Dni on Netflix
Opinion

“Netflix’s 365 Days is already problematic, and a sequel is the last thing we need”

Writer Almara Abgarian on why a follow up to the popular film is so problematic.

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Almara Abgarian
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Renuka Odedra
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The frustrating reality of Leicester’s lockdown, and how it feels to live there now

Black and Asian communities continue to be let down and are disproportionately suffering

A woman looking out her window
Opinion

Why you shouldn’t wish for things to ‘go back to normal’ as lockdown eases

As we look forward to life after coronavirus, we have the opportunity to build a future which works for everyone.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
Opinion

Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry’s deaths prove the UK needs Black Lives Matter

Two Metropolitan Police officers allegedly took selfies with the bodies of murdered Black women. It was an unabashed act of misogynoir, writes Danielle Dash.

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Danielle Dash
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beaches-close-bournemouth-coronavirus-second-wave
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“Why does the threat of beaches closing feel like a telling off from mum and dad?”

Or is it just me?

Posted by
Lucy Partington
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A woman feeling overwhelmed
Opinion

“Feeling overwhelmed after Boris Johnson’s latest lockdown announcement? Me too”

Widespread changes to the current lockdown rules will come into place in England on 4 July.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Marcus Rashford free school dinners
Opinion

Can Marcus Rashford’s campaign break the stigma around money and poverty shame?

Free school meals only scratch the surface of a much bigger issue.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Black Lives Matter memorial sign at the site of where George Floyd was killed by white police officers
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Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

Why one woman is struggling to mourn another black person killed by a white police officer on social media.

Posted by
Jazmin Kopotsha
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Hollie Richardson
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“Why lockdown has made me realise I want to live alone”

Has lockdown made you reassess you living arrangements?

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Opinion

How Normal People handles the issue of class in a really poignant way

What is it really like to date someone from a difference social class to you?

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Hollie Richardson
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