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Are You The One
Life

Are You The One? is the queer Love Island we’ve all been waiting for

And it's available to watch now...

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Lauren Geall
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Lena Dunham Guardian essay on Love Island
People

You don’t need to be a Love Island fan to appreciate Lena Dunham’s essay on it

“I am asking myself the same questions they ask themselves on Love Island, really.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Love Island contestant Amy Hart
Life

“We never thought we’d be taking break-up lessons from Love Island, but here we are”

Amy Hart handled heartbreak like a hero

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Meena Alexander
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Life

“There’s a very good reason we all had such a visceral reaction to Love Island last night”

Are you as mad as we are?

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Meena Alexander
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Moya Lothian-McLean
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“Love Island shows us truth is the most important factor in modern relationships”

No one is putting up with lying Love Islanders

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“Gaslighting and harassment: Love Island raises vital issues but we need to handle them better”

By labelling contestants as heroes or villains, we’re playing a dangerous game

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Life

Love Island 2019: Why this is the most disappointing line-up yet

What happened to body diversity?

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Billie Bhatia
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Life

Love Island bosses will now provide support for contestants’ families

ITV chiefs have reviewed the show’s support services as reality TV shows face wide-scale criticism

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Lauren Geall
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Life

How reality TV affects the mental health of its stars

"It was the most toxic environment of my life"

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Emily Reynolds
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Montana Brown from Love Island smiling
People

Love Island’s Montana Brown has spoken out about the realities of attending Coachella

It isn’t all flower crowns and Ferris wheels after all…

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Lauren Geall
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Love Island's Montana Brown
People

Montana Brown apologises for contributing to Instagram’s “perfection myth”

“People have depression, people have anxiety and people are hurting,” says the former Love Island contestant.

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Kayleigh Dray
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David Whitehouse
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The conversation we need to have about Love Island’s Mike Thalassitis

“His death should make us wonder how much we really know about anyone, and what we could be doing to know more.”

Illustration of a man with his head in his hands
Life

Male suicide: could this four-step action plan help to save lives?

“The simple truth of the matter is that if you are a man under 45 in the UK, the thing most likely to kill you is you.”

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Simon Gunning
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Life

This TV show attracted the most complaints of 2018

The scenes sparked 27,602 complaints from viewers, according to Ofcom

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

An ad that promoted plastic surgery during Love Island has finally been banned

But feminist campaigners are questioning why it took so long.

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Moya Crockett
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Made by Girls: what do 16-year-olds today think of beauty and body positivity?

Lucy Partington heads back to her old school to pick the brains of some girls on their definition of beauty and body positivity

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Lucy Partington
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People

This reality contestant's surprising decision has gone viral for all the right reasons

It's also reminded viewers of a glaring lack of representation...

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Beauty

Brits have spent £100 million on beauty – here's what it was on

It's all down to the TV we've been watching.

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Henrik Lischke
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Susan Devaney
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This Love Island cliché is having an unexpected impact on our careers

“No wonder so many young women are put off by that.”

Life

How watching Love Island influences British women’s body image

New research reveals that the show has a significant impact on how women feel about their appearance.

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Moya Crockett
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