Ageism

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  • Life

    “Empowering? The #10yearchallenge is fuelling our obsession with beauty ideals“

    It sends out the wrong message in a surface-level world

    Posted by
    Anna Brech
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  • Life

    Women respond to French author who said women over 50 are “invisible” to him

    “Women ALL OVER THE GLOBE are devastated that this rather exhausted looking 50 yr old tiny man has written us all off.”

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
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  • BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 06: Olivia Colman attends the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
    People

    Olivia Colman’s queenly response to journalist who referred to her as an “older woman”

    The Golden Globes winner is 100% a queen, through and through.

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
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  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Tess Daly attends the red carpet launch for 'Strictly Come Dancing 2018' at Old Broadcasting House on August 27, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
    People

    Tess Daly is sick and tired of having to defend her right to work past 50

    “It’s sad that in this day and age women are still judged on their age,” says Strictly’s Tess Daly

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
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  • Express Yourself

    Learn how to express yourself by following older celebrities on Instagram

    From daily affirmations to unabashed selfies, there’s a lot we can pick up from the social media of, um, Sir Anthony Hopkins

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • People

    Cher had the best response to a Hollywood director who said she was “too old”

    “So finally, I was like, ‘OK, look motherf***er.’”

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Old woman taking a photo with a film camera
    Careers

    This Twitter thread will remind you it's never too late to follow your dreams

    Haven’t achieved all your ambitions yet? Don’t worry about it

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Love Island: Lauren and Adam
    Long Reads

    We need to talk about the Love Island double standard

    Ageism has crept into Love Island – and it’s yet another example of how differently we treat men and women

    Posted by
    Alix Walker
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  • People

    Madonna nails the big issue of ageist double standards

    "It’s an outdated, patriarchal idea that a woman has to stop being fun past the age of 40"

    Posted by
    Emily Reynolds
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  • People

    Susan Sarandon recalls being brutally told her career would be “done by 40”

    “…you definitely shouldn't talk about having children, because that made you less sexy.”

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
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