Opinion

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

Black Lives Matter memorial sign at the site of where George Floyd was killed by white police officers

Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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    “Why lockdown has made me realise I want to live alone”

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

  • Coronavirus Stay Alert messaging.
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    This is how “muddled messaging” has cost the lives of the most vulnerable

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Boris Johnson’s speech missed out one thing we’re all desperate to know

The prime minister failed to address the one question we want answered.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Living alone in lockdown
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“I've started to dread the weekend – I feel so aimless in lockdown”

One writer says work is the only thing keeping her company right now.

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Hollie Richardson
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Sick and tired of lockdown suspense? Read this

Here's everything we know about when lockdown might finally be lifted.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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A top coronavirus expert broke lockdown rules for sex. Guess who the tabloids focused on?

This isn’t OK.

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Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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“If I could do anything right now, I’d jump on the train home to see my mum”

One writer shares the one thing she would do if she could right now.

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Is TikTok the perfect antidote to isolation?

The app is more popular than ever.

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Natasha Preskey
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Matt Hancock says ‘four doctors and some nurses’ have died from Covid-19

The health secretary’s off-the-cuff remark highlights how nurses are still undervalued – even in the grip of a pandemic.

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Moya Crockett
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“I’m fed up with people invading my space during quarantine”

One writer explains why it's totally fine to tell people to please back off.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Being single during quarantine.
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Single in quarantine: “I can’t remember the last time I hugged somebody”

One writer shares the realities of being single during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hollie Richardson
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Clap for NHS.
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“I never thought clapping would bring me so much relief – we really are not alone”

#ClapForOurCarers was the nicest thing to happen to us in weeks.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Mute your phone updates during coronavirus.
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Social distancing: “Why I’ve muted my WhatsApp groups to protect my mental health”

Anyone else getting 104 notifications a day?

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

Have you been told to prepare to work from home? One writer is here to tell you it isn't always pretty.

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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 during a speech in front of an American flag
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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.

Posted by
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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Sleep is impossible to control, so let’s stop shaming insomniacs

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

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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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.

Posted by
Jessica Rapana
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Posted by
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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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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