Opinion

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

Zoella/Zoe Sugg

“Zoella’s smear test videos are an empowering example for young women like me”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
  • Meghan Markle Piers Morgan
    Opinion

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

  • Simone Biles
    Opinion

    The internet is supporting Olympian gymnast Simone Biles

  • Miley Cyrus won't apologise for er past mistakes, and nor should she
    Opinion

    Miley Cyrus is teaching us all a valuable lesson in owning who you are

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Amanda Holden's Rear of the Year
Opinion

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.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Meghan Markle isn’t here for those sexist diet pill rumours, obviously
Opinion

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.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP
Opinion

“The glaring problem with Caroline Lucas’ all-female Brexit cabinet”

“If this is feminism, I don’t want it.”

Posted by
Meena Alexander
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I Am Hannah
Opinion

I Am Hannah’s story of online dating in your 30s was annoyingly close to the bone

Gemma Chan starred in the brilliant episode.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Alicia Lutes
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“After yet more mass shootings, how much more catastrophic does America’s rock bottom have to be?”

In the wake of the weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois, writer Alicia Lutes asks the big questions.

Caster Semenya has been told she must take suppressants if she wants to compete
Opinion

Caster Semenya faces another obstacle in her fight for the rights of women athletes

Caster Semenya forced to miss world championships as IAAF ruling upheld

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
Opinion

“I know how the Democrats can win the 2020 election – but will they listen?”

The road to defeating Trump is simple, but will any of the candidates follow it is the question.

Posted by
Alicia Lutes
Published
Opinion

“Boris Johnson isn’t interested in holding aggressive men to account”

The PM has dropped the inquiry into Mark Field, the Tory MP who violently grabbed a female protester. It’s a telling indicator of where his priorities lie.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Fergie’s response to those Princess Eugenie pregnancy reports is beyond brilliant
Opinion

Fergie’s response to those Princess Eugenie pregnancy reports is beyond brilliant

“Princess Eugenie may or may not be pregnant. Either way, it’s none of our f**king business.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Holly Willoughby
Opinion

Holly Willoughby’s fashion line photos are not an invitation to critique her body

And yet...

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Priti Patel
Opinion

“No, Boris Johnson’s new cabinet is not a step forward for representation”

“Priti Patel and Sajid Javid are not examples of what Asian people can achieve. This is not a great moment of representation for Asians.”

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
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Marisa Bate
Published

“Carrie Symonds wore a pink dress – but why the hell do we care?”

Clearly we’re still in a place where women are reduced to what they’re wearing.

broken plates
Opinion

Let’s call those viral portion control plates what they really are – fatshaming

Who thought these were a good idea?

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
Published
Opinion

“The Jeffrey Epstein case proves that wealth is a toxic American dream”

The alleged sex offender is just another example of how money can make you untouchable, says American writer Alicia Lutes.

Posted by
Alicia Lutes
Published
mark field
Opinion

“Why Mark Field should be removed as an MP for grabbing a female activist by the neck”

The Women’s Equality Party are calling for the suspended minister to be removed as an MP.

Posted by
Harriet Williamson
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Millennial renting report
Opinion

“Why I’ll probably never own a home, or even be able to afford rent when I’m older”

We'll not be able to afford rents in our retirement, according to a new report.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar speaks at the Capitol in Washington
Opinion

“What we can learn from Fox News’ attack on US congresswoman Ilhan Omar”

In Trump’s America, becoming the first Muslim congresswoman was an act of bravery

Posted by
Meena Alexander
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Sarah Sanders
Opinion

“Michelle Wolf is right – there’s nothing anti-feminist about not supporting Sarah Sanders”

The recently departed White House press secretary has divided opinion.

Posted by
Alicia Lutes
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Moya Lothian-McLean
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“Love Island shows us truth is the most important factor in modern relationships”

No one is putting up with lying Love Islanders

transgender woman
Opinion

“The time for debate is over. Now, we all need to act on transgender hate crimes”

“The 81% rise in transgender hate crimes is a wake-up call that very boring, ordinary people are being hurt, abused, harassed and killed,” says Juno Dawson.

Posted by
Juno Dawson
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