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    Lucy Mangan: “We must stand together for our reproductive rights”

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    Sometimes, leaving your family is the right thing to do

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    Show this to any man who thinks Little Women isn’t for him

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Lucy Mangan: “I don’t blame Meghan Markle for stepping back”

“Their sudden, unexpected move should prompt us all to realise that we have more power over our lives than we think.”

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Lucy Mangan: “Why I’ve decided to come off antidepressants after 4 years”

Columnist Lucy Mangan thinks it’s time to try and do it without pills, and be herself without ingested support.

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Lucy Mangan: “Why I’m embracing a zero-waste Christmas”

‘Tis the season to be thoughtful

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Lucy Mangan on what the Uber news means for women

“’Tis the season to get home safely, thank you very much.”

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Lucy Mangan: “We need to practise speaking out – then do it”

Women shouldn’t be ashamed for making their feelings known, says our columnist.

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Lucy Mangan: “In the next election, we’ve got no choice”

Conservative, Labour, Lib Dem – whoever wins in the next election, our columnist says we’re all losers

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“Male feminist allies: please tell street harassers to f**k off”

After one “vile” catcalling incident too many, Lucy Mangan has a message for men everywhere.

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Lucy Mangan on the best gift we can give our future selves

Our columnist reflects on the lessons she’s learnt over the past 10 years

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Lucy Mangan: “It costs women 26% more than men to rent in London. Why?”

The gender rental gap is real, and the numbers speak for themselves.

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Lucy Mangan: “Going back into therapy is never a failure”

“With mental health, you don’t just get one shot at a ‘cure’. The model is management, not vaccination.”

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Lucy Mangan: “Why must modern ‘sex norms’ dehumanise women?”

Our columnist has a thing or two to say about the latest bedroom trends

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Lucy Mangan: “Why I'm sick of being patronised by cutesy pyjamas”

Our columnist has had it with those belittling clothing slogans

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Lucy Mangan: “We need to stop protecting awful men with flimsy wordplay”

Why are so many of us still reluctant to name the evils men do? Lucy Mangan has had enough with euphemisms

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Lucy Mangan: “In 1995 I learnt the truth about privilege”

It was a formative and eye-opening year for our columnist

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Lucy Mangan on why you’re never too old to make new friends

“I’d almost forgotten the thrill. It’s like having an affair but without all the bits that get you into trouble.”

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Lucy Mangan is fed up of negative sneerers

“It’s such a failure of empathy and imagination to sneer at small gestures. Our lives are made up of small gestures”

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Lucy Mangan: “Going on ‘sex strike’ isn’t enough – women can do better”

Withholding sex as a form of protesting the abortion ban makes Lucy Mangan deeply uncomfortable – and she wants women to think bigger

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Breadcrumbing, ghosting, throning: Lucy Mangan explains why she’s all for inventing new words

“Words define us. We need new ones”

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The Julian Assange rape case has been re-opened. This is why we must stop calling him a hero

"Heroes do not always wear capes, but they nearly always have a past free from sexual allegations"

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Lucy Mangan: “Don’t mock Extinction Rebellion protesters – they’re fighting your war”

It makes no sense – logically, emotionally, practically – to be against environmentalism in at least the widest sense, says Lucy Mangan.

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