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Presenter Lauren Arthur on safari in South Africa with elephants in the background

"I'm experiencing lockdown from safari in South Africa, this is what it's been like"

Posted by
Britt Collins
  • Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
    Opinion

    Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry’s deaths prove the UK needs Black Lives Matter

  • Black Lives Matter memorial sign at the site of where George Floyd was killed by white police officers
    Opinion

    Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

  • Nurse coronavirus PPE mask
    Opinion

    Matt Hancock says ‘four doctors and some nurses’ have died from Covid-19

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Long Reads

The proof that sexual abusers in the workplace will finally get their day of reckoning

The Harvey Weinstein verdict is just the start.

Posted by
Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu
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Opinion

Sleep is impossible to control, so let’s stop shaming insomniacs

It’s time to change the way we talk about insomnia.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Women office
Long Reads

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

The Vegan Society has published a list of suggestions to help employers support vegans in the workplace.

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Alessia Armenise
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Long Reads

The coronavirus has exposed an undercurrent of racism towards Asian people

The first violent hate crime linked to the coronavirus outbreak has been reported in the UK.

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Yuan Ren
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Laura Coryton
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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.

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”.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
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.

Posted by
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.

Posted by
Deborah Cicurel
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Woman on Blue Monday
People

“Why the concept of Blue Monday damages our understanding of mental health”

Depression is not a one day event.

Posted by
Emily Reynolds
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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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Moya Lothian-McLean
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“Am I the only person in the world who hates Little Women?”

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

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.

Posted by
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.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
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Long Reads

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?

Posted by
Katie Bishop
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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“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.

Greta Thunberg UN speech smile
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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