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Planned Parenthood shuts down Kanye West’s “shaming” abortion pill claim

Rapper suggests emergency contraception causes abortion in controversial rant

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Anna Brech
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US congresswoman Katie Hill, who resigned this week
People

A US politician was just forced to resign after her nude photos were leaked

Former congresswoman Katie Hill’s story is complicated – but her treatment should make us all feel uneasy

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Anna Brech
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Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
Life

Finally, an all-female spacewalk is under way – this is why it matters

Women make their mark in astronomical history

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Anna Brech
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A woman in the boardroom
Life

How the “broken rung” problem stops women getting ahead at work

Few companies are aware of this systematic barrier to success

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Anna Brech
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Anna Brech
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Nobel prize winner Esther Duflo referred to as nameless ‘wife’ – and Twitter is furious

Anger as new economic sciences laureate is diminished by media coverage

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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Serena Williams
Life

Why is women’s clothing still being policed around the world?

From a ban on ripped jeans in India to short skirts in Uganda, we’re still seeing efforts to dictate how women dress.

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Chloe Gray
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People

Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants us to embrace the Danish lifestyle

The congresswoman shares her vision for a socialist future

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Anna Brech
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Life

Stylist's editor-in-chief Lisa Smosarski looks back on an eventful 10 years

Politics, social media, activism – a lot has changed since Stylist first launched

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Lisa Smosarski
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Life

Period leave: Would it help women in the workplace – or hold us back?

We lose up to nine days of productivity a year thanks to periods – but would it really be better to stay at home? Stylist investigates.

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Robyn Wilder
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Couple on first date clinking glasses
Life

“This is the one thing we all need to stop doing on first dates”

Poorna Bell used to believe that a man should always pay when on a first date. Here’s why she’s since changed her views...

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Poorna Bell
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Christobel Hastings
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The 10 best countries around the world to live if you’re a woman

Hint: it's not the UK.

Billie Piper therapist
People

Billie Piper in conversation with her therapist

Our guest editor takes her turn asking the questions

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Billie Piper
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People

Maggie Gyllenhaal says she was brainwashed into feeling guilty about equal pay

The Oscar-nominated actress soon recognised her worth.

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Christobel Hastings
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Jacinda Ardern is influencing New Zealand's politicians
People

Photos of New Zealand’s male politicians bringing their babies to parliament are going viral

“How come New Zealand just seem to get everything right?” asked one Twitter user. “Beautiful photos!”

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Sarah Shaffi
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Michelle Williams has spoken about getting equal pay for her work on Fosse/Verdon.
People

The real reason Michelle Williams returned to TV for the first time since Dawson’s Creek

The actor was initially reluctant to head back to the small screen.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

This taxi driver’s viral post is a lesson on how men can be better allies to women in danger

Attention all men, this is how to be an ally to women.

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Megan Murray
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Black and white retro photo of screaming woman
Life

The grossly sexist ads we can’t believe exist in the 21st century

From a sexist Easter egg to a deeply offensive Protein World poster, these adverts all made headlines for the wrong reasons...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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This sticker chart from hell highlights a big issue in heteronormative relationships

And people on Twitter are not here for it.

A woman breastfeeding her baby
Life

Airline sparks outrage over breastfeeding warning to mums

KLM says it aims to "keep the peace" with its cover-up policy

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Anna Brech
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