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Candice Carty-Williams
Life

Candice Carty-Williams believes everyone has a story to tell – here’s why

“You have a voice – your writing and your voice are valid.”

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Life

The Commonwealth Games is about to change sports for womankind in a big way

2022, we’re ready for you.

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The plus-size Asian women behind that viral photo have a powerful message for us all

Stylist goes behind the scenes of one of the most important photoshoots of 2019.

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Michelle Elman
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Life

Teenage jockey Khadijah Mellah is fearlessly defying stereotypes about Muslim women in sport

The UK’s first ever female Muslim jockey triumphed the world famous Glorious Goodwood festival.

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The media needs to represent every woman, and this is what we’re going to do about it

For too long we've been told to be thin, young and 'perfect'.

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We should all channel the confidence of Issa Rae in this epic acceptance speech

"Entrepreneur till I die; I deserve this. Bye."

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Why, in 2019, are women still ridiculously underrepresented in top animation roles?

A new study has found only 3% of recent animation films were directed by women.

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Finding cards that are inclusive is difficult
Life

“It’s 2019. Why is it easier to find a unicorn gift card than one with an interracial couple?”

Rayne Wilson has taken matters into her own hands when it comes to anniversary cards.

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People

This actor just made history as the first person in a wheelchair to win a Tony Award

“This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability… who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena – you are.”

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 03: Rihanna attends the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Anniversary Event on October 3, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)
Fashion

Rihanna’s new Fenty campaign celebrates this model’s scars, and we’re so here for it

Skin positivity at its best.

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Christobel Hastings
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Beauty

The new beauty rules we should actually follow

There are no do's and don'ts

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What representation means to 4 different women

And why it's so important

Mindy Kaling
People

Mindy Kaling talks Late Night, being seen on screen and challenging Hollywood’s beauty standards

The comedian and actor spoke about how her self-worth is based on more than beauty

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Why it matters that all three of these US beauty queens are black women

Miss USA, Miss America and Miss Teen USA are all women of colour. This is why that is important.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

How Stylist is working to change the representation of women in media

Our new Love Women initiative promises to change the way we show and talk about women

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Alix Walker
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Life

“It shouldn’t take Sports Illustrated to approve the burkini for it to be acceptable”

Halima Aden's cover is ground-breaking, but that doesn't mean it's all positive.

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Sarah Shaffi
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People

Jameela Jamil calls on Hollywood to “take some f**king risks” in the casting room

“Representation matters,” says The Good Place star, “and it pays.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Books

Candice Carty Williams explains why Queenie will never be a “black Bridget Jones”

“She’s not Bridget Jones,” says the author of 2019’s must-read book. “She could never be.”

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This black hair animation had the most successful short film fundraiser Kickstarter has ever seen

Love Hair is a true celebration of natural hair and black fathers

Life

How Lupita Nyong’o and Us just made history for black women everywhere

The horror film had the best opening weekend for a movie led by a woman of colour. Let’s use that statistic to make real change.

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