Opinion

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

  • this girl can
    Opinion

    This Girl Can’s new advert is a love letter to the exhilarating joy of moving our bodies

  • apocalypse cow
    Opinion

    “Everything Apocalypse Cow got wrong about farming and climate change”

  • Cameron Diaz doesn't nee to explain her pregnancy.
    Opinion

    Cameron Diaz has been asked to “explain” her baby news, and it’s really not OK

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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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Opinion

“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?
Opinion

“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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Alicia Lutes
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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?

Opinion

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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Hannah-Rose Yee
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prince andrew bbc interview
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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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Opinion

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

Two men are trying to control the singer’s work and legacy, and this isn’t OK.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Opinion

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

Deyjah Harris has made her feelings about her father's remarks clear.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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“We need to talk about these new Meghan Markle pregnancy rumours”

The tabloids have started up the royal baby rumour mill again – but there’s a dark subtext to the reports.

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Christobel Hastings
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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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Georgie Young
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In defence of the Great British cuppa

Is the builders' brew really on its way out?

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.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Cycling rage in London
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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?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Opinion

“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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Opinion

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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Opinion

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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Opinion

“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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Moya Crockett
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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.

Housing crisis bars
Opinion

How the housing crisis sparked London’s new drinking trend

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

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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