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    “Why it’s time to show vegans more respect in the workplace”

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    The coronavirus has exposed an undercurrent of racism towards Asian people

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Long Reads

This is how you can help end tampon tax, once and for all

Now that we’ve left the EU, it’s time to crack on with one of the government’s most important pledges – ending tampon tax.

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Laura Coryton
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Jeremy Clarkson should “get a grip”; his attitude to mental health is incredibly damaging
People

Jeremy Clarkson’s cavalier attitude to mental health is damaging AF

Here’s why you should never tell someone to “get a grip”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

Why are women diagnosed years later than men for the same diseases?

No, you're not a hypochondriac for being concerned about your body. The gender health gap is real.

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Jennifer Lipman
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Long Reads

“Why we should never forget the Holocaust”

Almost one third (32%) of Brits know little or nothing about the Holocaust.

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Deborah Cicurel
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Emily Reynolds
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“Why the concept of Blue Monday damages our understanding of mental health”

Depression is not a one day event.

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Opinion

This is the hidden danger of refusing to take a sick day

It’s high time you start listening to your body, not your boss.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Books

“Am I the only person in the world who hates Little Women?”

Apparently despising the stars of Little Women is a Bad Opinion.

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
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Boris Johnson’s comments about single mothers have gone viral, but what do they really tell us about our PM?
People

“Why we can’t ignore Boris Johnson’s comments about single mothers”

The prime minister said that something needs to be done to “restore women’s desire to be married”. Yes, really.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Opinion

TI’s daughter has responded to his comments, reminding us why the hymen is still a feminist issue

Deyjah Harris has made her feelings about her father's remarks clear.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Opinion

“We need to talk about these new Meghan Markle pregnancy rumours”

The tabloids have started up the royal baby rumour mill again – but there’s a dark subtext to the reports.

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Christobel Hastings
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Katie Bishop
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How group chat is changing the dynamic of our friendships

We're more connected than ever, but are the constant notifications just another source of stress that's causing us to check out?

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Life

Going through a quarter life crisis? Here’s why it could be great for your career

Most millennials will experience a quarter life crisis. Here's why that can be a good thing.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Opinion

“Why do people still need to come out in 2019?”

For LGBT individuals, coming out definitely isn't a one-off event.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
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People

“We need to talk about those viral Julia Roberts photos”

Let’s get one thing straight: having legs is not the same as flaunting them.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Visible Women

“Stop telling Greta Thunberg to smile: she has every right to be angry”

Powerful men have told Greta Thunberg to “cheer up” – but she doesn’t owe her smile to anyone.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Careers

“I tried to leave work on time for a whole month. This is what happened…”

The impossible dream, or a manageable task? Stylist’s Sarah Biddlecombe gives it a go...

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Long Reads

“Climate change deniers, pay attention: this is the evidence you’ve been looking for”

Returning to her former home in the Arctic after 20 years away, one woman was stunned to discover how climate change had altered the landscape.

Posted by
Bathsheba Demut
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

“Who knew your cervix could move around so much and then hide at the worst possible moment?”

Miley Cyrus won't apologise for er past mistakes, and nor should she
Opinion

Miley Cyrus is teaching us all a valuable lesson in owning who you are

She won't apologise for her past and we should all endeavour to do the same.

Posted by
Almara Abgarian
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