Identity

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

  • A woman leaning on dumbbells in the gym
    Strength

    What it really means to be ‘the gym one’ in your friendship group

  • Alex Scott
    People

    Alex Scott has no time for classist comments about her accent, thank you very much

  • Woman losing voice
    Life

    “I’m so sad that northern accents are disappearing – so why did I hate my own?”

Latest Stories

Picture Of Woman's face. Defaced And Torn.
Life

Racial denial: 4 mixed-race women on being pressured to identify as white

"The word ‘raceless’ alludes to the very particular feeling of dislocation which occurs when your heritage is white-washed in a homogenous setting"

Posted by
Georgina Lawton
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Baby On The Brain
Podcasts

“I didn’t want to be known as the pregnant woman who was now less ambitious”

Stylist's Lisa Harvey and entrepreneur Adanna Steinacker discuss motherhood identity on Stylist's Baby On The Brain podcast.

Posted by
Stylist Team
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Relationships

Exploring the ‘couples’ identity trap’ – and how to avoid it

"You kind of lose who you are because you feel like in a relationship that’s what you should do."

Posted by
Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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Woman looking in mirror
Mental Health

“If I’m only meant to be surviving, why are people around me thriving?”

They told us to just survive, but then people went on to thrive...

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Are you having a coronavirus identity crisis? An expert explains why

Because many of us just aren't feeling ourselves right now.

Life

How I reclaimed my identity beyond my skin condition

What happens when your identity is out of your control?

In partnership with
Specsavers
Woman diving into pool
Life

QUIZ: How free do you think you really are?

Do you play by the rules or go your own way?

In partnership with
Aqua Libra
Express Yourself

Retreat: a short story by Sareeta Domingo

This soul-soothing story is exactly what you need to read today

Posted by
Sareeta Domingo
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Opinion

Why Chrissy Teigen should correct the people who get her name wrong

According to the supermodel, we’ve been saying her name wrong this whole time

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
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Beauty

How diversity became the new beauty ideal

What does it mean to be beautiful?

Posted by
Hannah Betts
Published
People

Munroe Bergdorf on the cultural influences that have shaped her identity

From Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Aaron Philip.

Posted by
Helen Bownass
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Nicola Rachel Colyer
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Love before lust: this is what it means to be demisexual

It’s all about the emotional bond

Life

“Breaking free from heartbreak: why I chose to change my name”

One writer explains her struggle to carve out a new identity, aged 30

Posted by
Stylist Team
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