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Abortion stigma
Life

Just 1 in 3 women would tell a friend they were considering abortion. That has to change

We need to break the stigma.

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Hollie Richardson
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Greta Thunberg
Opinion

“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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Gina Miller: UK police are investigating a "Kill Gina Miller" crowdfunding page.
People

UK police are investigating a “Kill Gina Miller” crowdfunding page

The appalling death threats against Gina Miller had been on the GoFundMe website since April.

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Lauren Geall
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Hillary and Chelsea Clinton interview
People

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton on what it really means to be gutsy women

Our guest editors on fighting for change, saluting gutsy women and the advice they both live by.

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Helen Bownass
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Anna Brech
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Jameela Jamil calls for an end to short men shaming in heartfelt Twitter plea

Model and activist blasts "ridiculous" stigma

Jane Fonda arrested for protesting
People

Jane Fonda was just arrested for protesting about climate change

She recently talked about being inspired by Greta Thunberg.

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Hollie Richardson
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Jessie Eden Peaky Blinders
Life

Peaky Blinders: The real story behind Jessie Eden and her fight for women’s rights

Did you know the character is based on a real person?

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

The most imaginative, hilarious and feminist signs from the London strike for climate change

"Destroy the patriarchy, not the planet."

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Megan Murray
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global climate strike
Life

Climate change strike London: catch up on all the action at the world’s biggest climate strike

Can’t make it to the global climate strike on Friday 20 September? Check out Stylist’s live blog from the London site, right here.

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Stylist Team
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Greta Thunberg meets Barack Obama
People

Barack Obama and Greta Thunberg just became “a team” in an iconic video

He is a big fan of her work.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Meet the female directors challenging the status quo

Billie Piper shines a light on the women struggling to be seen around the world.

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Chloe Gray
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Hollie Richardson
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Lyra McKee’s anthology of “expression and courage” to be published one year after her murder

The activist was shot in Derry earlier this year.

Jameela Jamil Stylist guest edit
People

Introducing Stylist’s very special guest editor: Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil has taken the helm for the fifth of Stylist's 10th anniversary guest edits – here’s what to expect.

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Lauren Geall
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climate crisis saving the planet
Long Reads

Climate change: “Why are women taking on the burden of saving the planet?”

Startling statistics suggest that an eco gender gap is threatening our chances of a sustainable future.

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Christobel Hastings
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Misogyny hate crime
Life

Misogyny deserves to be made a hate crime. Here’s how to help make it happen

Let’s unpack what treating misogyny as a hate crime would really mean for women in England and Wales. Spoiler: no one’s getting arrested for wolf whistling.

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Moya Crockett
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Greta Thunberg
Life

This man’s tweet about Greta Thunberg being involved in a “freak yachting accident” is no “joke”

She is heading to the UN Summit in New York.

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Hollie Richardson
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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.

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Moya Crockett
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People

Greta Thunberg penned a powerful message about climate change for The 1975’s new album

Music and lyrics with an environmental twist.

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Christobel Hastings
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Meena Alexander
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Lizzo’s encounter with a “racist bigot” serves as an important reminder

Why are men great till they gotta be great?

People

Malala has officially seen Booksmart – and she approves of that reference

The internet came through for once

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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