Opinion

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

  • Clap for NHS.
    Opinion

    “I never thought clapping would bring me so much relief – we really are not alone”

  • Mute your phone updates during coronavirus.
    Opinion

    Social distancing: “Why I’ve muted my WhatsApp groups to protect my mental health”

  • Coronavirus: working from home advice.
    Opinion

    “I work from home in my flatshare – this is the reality of swapping colleagues for flatmates”

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Elizabeth Warren out of presidential race: why is being a woman never enough?

Male authority is always preferred because it’s all we’ve ever known, says US writer Alicia Lutes

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Alicia Lutes
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Elizabeth Warren, a grown woman, can decide for herself whether to drop out of the race

Hey Twitter, stop telling the Democratic presidential candidate what to do.

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Jessica Rapana
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Dear Chris Matthews: sexist and inappropriate comments are not “compliments”

The US news anchor has apologised for thinking “compliments” are OK.

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Jessica Rapana
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Harvey Weinstein: “The guilty verdict is huge – but will his punishment fit his crimes?”

Women around the world are hoping their cynicism will be proven wrong.

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Alicia Lutes
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sleep is impossible to control, so let’s stop shaming insomniacs

It’s time to change the way we talk about insomnia.

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Why Florida’s new parental consent law for abortion is putting women’s lives at risk

This latest attempt to reel back American women’s reproductive rights is not just troubling – it’s dangerous.

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Jessica Rapana
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There’s a deeply sexist subtext to the ‘controversy’ around Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s dress

A conservative newspaper just tried to shame AOC for wearing a “luxe designer dress”.

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Jessica Rapana
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Amie Harwick’s death is another example of how the US legal system views domestic violence

The treatment of her alleged murderer is a damning indictment of America’s judicial system.

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Alicia Lutes
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Protests outside abortion clinics are getting worse. Politicians must take action

The government has refused to introduce buffer zones on a national level – but this weekend’s protests show how essential they are.

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Moya Crockett
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This viral advert will genuinely make you want to hit the gym

We’re watching it on repeat.

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Nell Frizzell
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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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Anna Turns
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“Everything Apocalypse Cow got wrong about farming and climate change”

A controversial new documentary has claimed processed factory protein could solve the global environmental catastrophe. But is the solution really that simple?

Cameron Diaz doesn't nee to explain her pregnancy.
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Cameron Diaz has been asked to “explain” her baby news, and it’s really not OK

So why do some people expect her to?

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Hollie Richardson
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Yes, the CEO of BAFTA is right to be “disappointed” by this year’s film nominations

Every actor nominated for a BAFTA award is white, while no woman has been nominated for best director.

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Leah Sinclair
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“Why does turning 31 seem so much scarier than 30?”

How to take the next step into the decade.

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Hollie Richardson
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Is cuffing season a thing?
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“It’s winter 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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Dispatches: Growing Up Poor.
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This young girl just proved why poverty is so often a female burden

Dispatches Growing Up Poor was a wake-up call to us all.

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Hollie Richardson
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Elizabeth Warren
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Elizabeth Warren has just shown us that tricky mother-daughter relationships can affect everyone

Who among us has a perfect relationship with their mother?

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Alicia Lutes
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Why is the internet shaming Jennifer Aniston for spending Thanksgiving with her friends?

The actor celebrated with Courteney Cox, Jason Bateman and her ex-husband Justin Theroux. But the online reaction has been deeply disappointing.

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

Prince Andrew’s misstep has unleashed a tide of criticism.

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Emma Reynolds
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