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    Why Taylor Swift’s sexual assault verdict is a victory for womankind

    The pop star has completely changed the narrative

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    “The Boots morning after pill scandal shows the bias of contraception”

    Why are women burdened with the responsibility of procuring and taking contraception?

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    Jasmine Andersson
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    “How pathetic sexists tried to tear down the first female Doctor Who”

    Misogynists are terrified of Jodie Whittaker and everything she represents

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    “Love Island is proof that 'nice' is feminism's secret weapon”

    Harriet Minter says it’s time we dispel the myth that being a feminist means taking no prisoners.

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    “Rob Kardashian’s social media rampage isn’t funny. It’s revenge porn”

    The Kardashian brother posted nude photos of his ex all over Instagram. This is abuse, not entertainment

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    “Why women are all beauty pageant contestants to Donald Trump”

    “I bet she treats you well”

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    “How sexists missed the point of this pivotal Handmaid’s Tale scene”

    Offred was just getting her tits out for the lads, apparently

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    “The Tories are bartering with women’s bodies and it’s not OK”

    Will Theresa May cling to power by trading on our reproductive rights?

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    Anna Brech
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    Ched Evans wants you to drink less to avoid being raped

    Ask a Feminist despairs at the latest comments from footballer, Ched Evans.

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    Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
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    Women of France, rejoice! A man has been elected President

    Women of France, rejoice! A man has been elected President

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    “Why it’s time we challenged the idea of the feminine beauty ideal”

    The war on make-up and 'natural' looks must end

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    “No more excuses: Why it’s time men joined the feminist fight”

    We need to stop seeing gender equality as just a women’s issue

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    “The Daily Mail is proof that no woman can escape objectification”

    It doesn’t matter if you're the Prime Minister: sexism will continue to plague you.

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    Moya Crockett
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    How to win every sexist argument: an 11-point guide

    “What’s wrong with catcalling? Can’t you take a compliment?”

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    Harriet Harman: “Don't turn back the clock on gender equality”

    “For years we've battled against male chauvinist attitudes”

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    “The phoney outrage at Emma Watson’s breasts is laughably transparent"

    “Emma Watson’s breasts don’t make her empowered– or a hypocrite”

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    Harriet Hall
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    “Access to civil sponsored_longform is a feminist issue”

    Katie Russell explains why the institution of marriage does not serve women

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    “Disgusting and overrated: we should all be the women Trump despises”

    “Disgusting, overrated, nasty: we should all be the women Trump despises”

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    “Women are scared to run alone, but running groups are not the answer”

    New research suggests that a third of women have faced harassment while exercising outside.

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    Moya Crockett
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    “Let’s make 2017 the year that we take action against sexual violence”

    Issues about consent, healthy relationships and online pornography should be mandatory in schools

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    “It is vital that MPs vote to end violence against women this Friday”

    Why we must ratify the Istanbul Convention

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    Laura Bates takes heart from the positives of 2016

    “Even through this onslaught of horror, we must celebrate the feminist victories”

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    “Why are women such doormats when it comes to friendship?”

    "We still have some crazy idea that society ‘rewards’ women who are nice to each other"

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    Why Trump’s win proves the feminist fight must go on

    “Millions voted to show that that misogyny doesn’t matter”

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    An open letter to what should have been the first female US leader

    Sarah Ditum imagines writing to the first female president of the United States.

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    “Be brave, be fearless”: a letter to my daughter on President Trump

    “Dear girl, an accident of chromosomes has put you on the losing team”

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    Why feminism is the real winner in this extraordinary US election

    On November 8th, here's why feminists should all be celebrating

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    How to be a nasty woman: Stylist's 9 step guide

    A must-read for all women considering themselves 'good girls'

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    “Criminalising purchase would be a danger to sex workers”

    ...argues sex worker and activist, Molly Smith

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    “Unladylike” Gigi and why women always get blamed for acts of violence

    The model was attacked by a stranger - so why are we blaming her?

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    “Why our stale working culture feeds a gaping gender pay gap"

    No flexibility, no part-time: our model of work is still based on the assumption of the male breadwinner

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    “Women winning medals? Let’s just focus on their looks!”

    Why this drip-feed of sexist Olympics coverage has got to stop

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    Why it's time to stamp out Britain's sexist inheritance rules

    “This is some Jane Austen-level BS”

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    “Why it’s time to put a stop to banter in the workplace ”

    “We’ve put up and shut up for too long”

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    Politician Sophie Walker on overcoming Imposter Syndrome

    “I have bluffed and blushed my way through life”

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    “Why we should never legalise prostitution”

    “It’s not work, it's exploitation” by Kat Banyard

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    “Why letting MPs breastfeed in the Commons is the only way forward”

    No more boy’s club...

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    Why has it taken this long for another woman to rise to the top?

    "It’s time to ask what’s been holding women back." by Professor Claire Annesley

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    “Britain's next PM will be a woman, but this is no victory for women”

    In the battle between Leadsom v. May, women will be the losers

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    Why we should all do more to support other women at work

    “I don't shine if you don't shine.” by Emma Gannon

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    “Let female politicians put an end to this Brexit chaos”

    A post-referendum recovery plan needs women at the helm

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    Why we all have a role in tackling the gender pay gap - right now

    “It’s vital to tackle unconscious bias”

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    “Belittling and offensive: why I want to ban the word Mumpreneur”

    I wonder if anyone ever called Richard Branson a Dadpreneur. I doubt it.

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    Susan Sarandon wearing flats on the red carpet is a big win for women

    A bold - if subtle - feminist rebellion.

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    No cheers here, please: a week of woeful sexism

    Misogyny is live and kicking

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    Harriet Hall
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    Why it's time to take a stand against Bitchy Resting Face

    “Gizza smile love, it may never happen” by Alice Stride

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    The London mayoral candidates reveal their policies for women

    How will you cast your vote on 5 May?

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    “End branded feminism: it's a bloodletting of the movement”

    "The mainstream is scrubbing our feminism clean when we should be daubing on war paint." by Bertie Brandes

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    The semantics of sexism: why we need to change the way we talk

    “Our language is littered with expressions that refer to men as the powerful collective” by Lisa Smosarski

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    Why feminists should vote ‘remain’ in the EU referendum

    “Women are better off in the EU” by Caroline Lucas MP

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