Equality

Equality, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
    People

    Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s latest speech has set the internet on fire

  • Life

    “How it feels to be a black woman teaching anti-racism courses right now”

  • Jessica Ennis-Hill
    Life

    Jessica Ennis-Hill on why we need to invest in female athletes

Latest Stories

Jameela Jamil
People

Jameela Jamil sums up why privilege is about more than just wealth and power

The actor pointed out why our advantages extend far beyond our bank balance.

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Jessica Rapana
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Life

The most heart-warming Twitter reactions to Northern Ireland’s first same-sex marriage

This historical moment is truly something to celebrate.

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Megan Murray
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Travel

“How embracing the Danish lifestyle made me happier”

Why a move to Denmark just might be the best decision you’ll ever make.

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Helen Russell
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Anna Paquin in The Irishman
Life

The number of female speaking roles in Hollywood films has fallen yet again

Can you guess how many women actually spoke in 2019's many, many films?

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Lauren Geall
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Anna Brech
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Kimberly Teehee to become Cherokee Nation’s first delegate to Congress – if Washington allows it

“We’ve waited nearly 200 years”

Barbie pilot doll
Life

Barbie releases pilot and engineer dolls to encourage girls into STEM

“It’s astounding that girls start believing they can’t follow a certain career path from as young as five and it’s our ambition we close this dream gap.”

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Katy Henderson
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The BFI London Film Festival has got 40 per cent female directors
Life

BFI London Film Festival has 40% women directors

Over 200 female filmmakers will be celebrated during the festival

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Emily Reynolds
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Megan Rapinoe, World Cup champion and U.S. women's national soccer team co-captain
People

Megan Rapinoe is vowing to fight for equal pay for the rest of her life

“Equal pay, as the great Serena Williams said, until I’m in my grave.”

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

American Airlines telling a black woman to cover up is just another example of everyday racism

The only bad look here is racial bias and body shaming.

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Christobel Hastings
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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar speaks at the Capitol in Washington
Opinion

“What we can learn from Fox News’ attack on US congresswoman Ilhan Omar”

In Trump’s America, becoming the first Muslim congresswoman was an act of bravery

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Meena Alexander
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Serena Williams Wimbledon
Life

Wimbledon has finally ditched this sexist tradition, and it’s about time

Female players at Wimbledon will no longer be referred to as “Miss” or “Mrs” by umpires in a win for gender equality.

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Lauren Geall
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Christobel Hastings
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California’s Crown Act proves natural hair discrimination has no place in 2019

The new legislation explicitly bars discrimination against Black hairstyles.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
People

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is redefining what LGBTQ+ equality really looks like

The US has marriage equality. This is what comes next

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

As the USWNT’s winning streak continues, could equal pay finally be in sight?

A new report smashes the stereotype that people don't watch women's football.

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Christobel Hastings
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People

Face Equality Day: This is what it’s really like to live with a visible difference

Burns survivor Tulsi Vagjiani opens up about learning to love herself

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Beauty

This Hunger Games star has just been announced as the new face of Fenty Beauty

Rihanna hand-picked her herself.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Assortment of male lego heads
Life

This 4-year-old was not happy with the lack of women in her Lego magazine

So she took matters firmly into her own hands...

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Lauren Geall
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People

Meet the women using the internet to fight gender inequality all over the world

From Kazakhstan to St. Louis, USA, women are ingeniously using tech to fight the good fight

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Elena Chabo
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Amy Davidson
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What it’s like being a policewoman now vs 40 years ago

How life has changed for women in the police

Opinion

We love this Scottish dad who spoke out against sexist football kit advertising

“My daughter plays football too, as do thousands of girls. What kind of example does this set for them?”

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Elena Chabo
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