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Sophie Ellis Bextor attends the "Everybody's Talking About Jamie" World Premiere at The Royal Festival Hall on September 13, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)

Sophie Ellis Bextor’s rape story combats the toxic myths around sexual assault

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Kayleigh Dray
  • I May Destroy You
    People

    Michaela Coel talks imposter syndrome, Adele and creating last year’s most important drama

  • Rough by Rachel Thompson.
    Books

    “We don’t owe anyone sex”: women share stories of men who expected sex as payback

  • I Am Danielle: Letitia Wright and CJ Beckford.
    TV

    I Am season 2’s most powerful episode deals with consent and modern dating

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The Teacher: First look at Sheridan Smith's new thriller
TV

Ready for your first look at Sheridan Smith’s intense new thriller?

Channel 5’s Teacher is all about consent, power and accountability.

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I May Destroy You on BBC One
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Finally there are women we can relate to on TV – but why has it taken so long?

Weruche Opia, Hayley Squires and Gbemisola Ikumelo discuss the emergence of a new kind of on-screen womanhood.

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Netflix’s Criminal season 2: what that Kit Harington episode gets wrong about rape and consent
TV

What Netflix’s Criminal gets wrong about rape and consent

“This is a really disappointing and potentially harmful approach for the show to have taken,” says a Rape Crisis spokesperson.

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Kayleigh Dray
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TV

Adult Material: Channel 4’s daring new drama goes inside the porn industry

A funny, refreshing and female-led look at the adult film business.

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Anna Brech
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Michaela Coel shares the real-life experiences that inspired I May Destroy You

“I sat there sort of realising that the course of my life was forever going to change.”

I May Destroy You on BBC One
Life

Michaela Coel shares inspiration for that unforgettable I May Destroy You finale

It is, quite simply, a masterpiece.

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Hollie Richardson
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Duffy
People

Duffy criticises Netflix’s 365 Days film for “glamourising rape” in a powerful open letter

It's currently a top 10 film on the streaming platform.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

The ‘rough sex’ defence put dead women on trial – banning it is a feminist victory

The government has published an amendment that will ban the ‘sex game gone wrong’ defence from courts in England and Wales. Here’s why that matters.

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Moya Crockett
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Adele
Life

Adele just nailed why I May Destroy You is the best thing on TV right now

Well, if it gets Adele's seal of approval...

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Hollie Richardson
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I May Destroy: Weruche Opia
People

I May Destroy You’s Weruche Opia explains why this is such a timely series

She chatted on the Working from Home with Stylist podcast.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Netflix and the creator of Big Little Lies are working on a new adaptation of Anatomy of a Scandal

Based on the bestselling book by Sarah Vaughan.

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Anna Brech
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Twitter is obsessed with this standout Normal People scene

“I don’t think I’ve ever seen a sex scene like this,” tweeted one viewer.

Zoom toilet poor jennifer
Life

The dark subtext to that viral #PoorJennifer video

PSA: don't post your colleagues' embarrassing Zoom moments on social media.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Liar Season 2: Joanne Froggatt and Katherine Kelly as Laura and DI Renton
People

How will Liar season 2 feel different in a post-MeToo world?

Joanne Froggatt and Katherine Kelly, who lead the ITV drama, have issued a timely warning over how we judge women.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Rose McGowan
People

Rose McGowan just expertly summed up the difference between flirting and harassment

The #MeToo activist has dismissed the idea that men should not be allowed to flirt.

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Anna Brech
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Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower
People

Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower reveals why she’s stopped having sex

“We have been socialised to be scared of being single and to say no to men more often.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Aisling Bea
People

Aisling Bea wants to remind women that your orgasms are just as important as your partners

Speaking at Stylist Live LUXE, the comedian made the case for changing the language we use to talk about sex.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Pharrell admits he’s embarrassed by “chauvinist” Blurred Lines lyrics

Singer claims he would not write the same song today

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Anna Brech
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Miley Cyrus just fired back at slut-shaming fans over that groping incident

Miley Cyrus was groped and ‘choked’ by a crazed fan – so why is she being blamed for it?

Charlize Theron
Life

Charlize Theron gives a lesson in consent after TV host kisses her interpreter

And the internet is here for it

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Hollie Richardson
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