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  • Long Reads

    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?”

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    Sarah Biddlecombe
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  • Long Reads

    “Black Panther is a love letter to dark-skinned black women”

    Following the news that Black Panther is a Best Picture nominee, we take a look at the Marvel movie’s legacy.

    Posted by
    Danielle Dash
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    Opinion

    “The backlash over the new Gillette ad is ridiculous. Here’s why”

    Shaving ads have always been political, says Phil Hilton. This is just the latest incarnation of a time-honoured tradition

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    Phil Hilton
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  • Life

    "Enough with the gimmicks: can we just leave Christmas food the f**k alone?"

    From Branston mince pies to gold leaf cheddar, one writer has had enough of festive food play

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    Sarah Lakos
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  • People

    “Meghan Markle vs Kate Middleton: the dark subtext to the tabloid headlines”

    Our culture has long been obsessed with pitting women against one another. It’s boring, and it has to stop.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Long Reads

    “Why you should think twice before giving your partner fingerprint access to your phone”

    A relationship expert has called it “the modern day equivalent of giving someone the key to your house”

    Posted by
    Katie Bishop
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  • Long Reads

    The role of women in mosques is finally changing. Here’s why that matters

    6 Muslim women explain why the UK’s first female mosque training scheme is so vitally important

    Posted by
    Salma Haidrani
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  • Long Reads

    Why women need to start being bloody difficult about their health

    No, you're not a hypochondriac for being concerned about your body

    Posted by
    Jennifer Lipman
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  • Visible Women

    “Why British women should be inspired by the results of the US midterms”

    They happened on the other side of the world – but the US midterm elections can teach us an important lesson about women and politics.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • People

    “Why I’ll never regret revealing my keloid scars on First Dates”

    Sick of always hiding her scars, 24-year-old Bianca decided to reveal them on First Dates

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
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