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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is redefining what LGBTQ+ equality really looks like

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  • Elizabeth Warren
    Life

    “Elizabeth Warren's straight-talking inspired me to speak my mind - and you should do the same”

  • Boris Johnson
    Opinion

    “Ignore Boris’ defenders: concern for women’s safety is not a partisan issue”

  • Life

    These politicians were asked about their heroes. Their answers say a lot about sexism

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Stella Creasy pregnant
Life

Why are women MPs still having to choose between politics and parenthood?

Labour MP Stella Creasy has had to “beg” for maternity cover while pregnant. It’s a stark reminder of how the UK’s antiquated political system fails female MPs.

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Moya Crockett
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a terrifying prospect for Muslim woemn, says Sami Rahman
Life

“Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a terrifying prospect for Muslim women”

Sami Rahman says Boris Johnson has to earn back the trust of Muslim women.

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Sami Rahman
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Fashion

Ministers just rejected a 1p tax that would tackle the UK’s fast fashion problem

“Our insatiable appetite for clothes comes with a huge social and environmental price tag.”

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Moya Crockett
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Abortion Law in America
Life

Trump’s cruel abortion ban for immigrant teens has finally been overturned

The ACLU, who brought the case to court on behalf of several pregnant teens in custody, called the policy a “blatant abuse of power.”

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Christobel Hastings
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Christobel Hastings
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just expertly called Donald Trump's bluff on Twitter

AOC wasn't taking Trump's spin on impeachment.

Murdered Labour MP Jo Cox
Visible Women

Three years after her death, Jo Cox’s feminist legacy lives on

On the third anniversary of the Labour MP’s murder, she is still empowering women in a tangible way.

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Catherine Anderson
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Life

Abortion law: Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are ready to fight for women's rights - here's how

The Planned Parenthood forum is the first presidential event focused on women's health

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

Sudan crisis: This is why everyone has a blue profile picture on social media right now

#BlueForSudan shows the positive power of social media.

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Abortion law protesters
Life

Texas abortion ban: All-male council just unanimously voted to ban abortions

The city of Waskom declared itself a "sanctuary of the unborn"

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Christobel Hastings
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MPs have recommended that gagging orders be banned.
Life

This is why MPs are calling for a ban on gagging orders on victims of sexual harassment

NDAs should not be used as an excuse not to investigate allegations of abuse and harassment.

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Sarah Shaffi
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People

Lily Allen reveals the truth about her marriage, music and more

Our guest editor gives us her views on, well, everything

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Lily Allen
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Christobel Hastings
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As environmental concern reaches an all-time high, Greta Thunberg is giving us hope

Good news: there are plenty of ways to tackle climate change on the daily

Abortion protests
Life

UN commissioner says US abortion laws are 'torture'

'This is a crisis. It's a crisis directed at women.'

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Christobel Hastings
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Tory leadership rivals Boris Johnson, Andrea Leadsom and Dominic Raab
People

How feminist are the Tory leadership candidates, really?

Most of the politicians vying to be the UK’s next PM claim to be feminists. Stylist investigates whether their records back that up.

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Moya Crockett
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Jo Swinson looking up at the camera
People

Who is Jo Swinson, the Liberal Democrats’ newest leadership contender?

The party’s deputy leader has announced her candidacy in the leadership race, but who is she, and what does she stand for?

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Lauren Geall
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Theresa May announces her resignation
Long Reads

“The media’s sexism towards Theresa May obscures the real criticism we should be levelling at her”

Outdated sexist attitudes mean we're not actually examining the policies May enacted.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Theresa May
Life

Theresa May was asked to support abortion reform in Northern Ireland — here’s what she said

The Prime Minister needs to step up.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Handmaids Tale protest against abortion laws
Life

The Alabama abortion ban is disturbing. Northern Ireland’s is even worse

Anti-women bills in the US have the shock of the new. But old laws in place in Northern Ireland are just as scandalous.

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Moya Crockett
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Kayleigh Dray
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Eurovision 2019: Madonna WILL perform in Israel, despite calls to boycott the contest

“People have always been trying to silence me for one reason or another,” says Madonna.

Jess Phillips
Visible Women

Why rape comments directed at Jess Phillips need to stop being reported as ‘jokes’

The Labour MP is still being subjected to vile rape comments

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Hollie Richardson
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