Misogyny

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Rachel Parris’ viral video about misogyny is as hilarious as it is heartbreaking

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    Dominic Raab’s latest blunder shows the danger of confusing misogyny and sexism

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    “Why we must start treating misogynistic extremism as what it is – terrorism”

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    “Too old” to have babies at 36? Twitter’s response to judgemental men is predictably brilliant

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Politics

Misogyny will now be recorded as a hate crime in a bid to tackle violence against women

The change will see police forces asked to identify crimes caused by “hostility” based on the victim’s sex or gender.

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People

Jameela Jamil on Twitter abuse: “You can decide whether or not to ‘cancel’ yourself”

Speaking at Stylist Live @ Home, the presenter talks about being in the eye of a social media storm.

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Why everyone’s talking about Maria Bakalova, the “fearless” star of Amazon’s Borat reboot

Meet the woman behind *that* scene with Rudy Giuliani.

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Life

Women in England and Wales can help make misogyny a hate crime from today

And you can do it by sharing your own experiences of gender-based crime.

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Jameela Jamil expertly explains how “tabloid over exposure” is used to demonise women

The I Weigh founder took to Instagram to call out the “abusive cycle” which exists in the media.

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People

Nicola Coughlan bravely shares cruel messages she’s received on Twitter

“People who behave this way need to step away from the internet and address their anger,” says the Derry Girls star.

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People

Nicola Coughlan is sick and tired of “scary” tabloid bullies

“It’s quite scary to deal with tabloids because you don’t want to get on their bad side,” says the Derry Girls star.

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Birds of Prey 2020: Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn
People

The lesson we must learn from Birds of Prey’s box office numbers

And no, it’s not that women-led movies can’t succeed.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Roger Federer of Switzerland talks to chair umpire Marijana Veljovic during his Men’s Singles Quarterfinal match against Tennys Sandgren of the United States on day nine of the 2020 Australian Open
People

Why can’t Marijana Veljovic do her job without being objectified?

No, the tennis umpire didn’t “steal the limelight” at the Australian Open – and she deserves more than leering tabloid headlines.

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Life

Man shows off his ‘lady drawer’ to the women of Twitter and they rightfully tear him down

“Baby wipes and hair ties? Sure. A used vibrator and someone else’s hairbrush… Nah bro.”

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Life

These disturbingly relatable classroom harassment stories have gone viral on Twitter

Women and girls are sharing their relatable experiences.

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Women of Twitter brilliantly roast The Witcher critic who says “no woman can fight with swords”

"She's a man. She's gross. She swaggers around and she rips into the meat and tears it with her teeth and curses people."

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People

The most powerful feminist moments of 2019

This emotionally-charged video will definitely inspire you to keep fighting the good feminist fight.

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People

Why, in 2019, are tabloids still accusing women of ‘letting themselves go’?

As wellness coach Danni Tabor has pointed out in her now viral Instagram post, we should have moved on from this by now.

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Megan Murray
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Visible Women

Record levels of women to stand in December's general election

A glimmer of good news in worrying times.

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People

Rep. Katie Hill says double standards forced her out of Congress

The congresswoman compared her treatment to that of President Donald Trump

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Lucy Mangan

“Male feminist allies: please tell street harassers to f**k off”

After one “vile” catcalling incident too many, Lucy Mangan has a message for men everywhere.

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Life

Woman expertly schools drunk rugby team who sexually harassed her on a flight

She happened to be a legal analyst who specialises in sexual harassment. Take that.

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Megan Murray
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This sexist headline about Debbie Harry has sent the internet into uproar

Language like this is just not okay in 2019.

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What it’s really like to be a man in 2019

“Is dating harder for men these days? Is life? The answer remains the same: yes.”

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