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

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

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

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

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

Skin positivity at its best.

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

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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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People

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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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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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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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.”

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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Life

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

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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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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Meet the awe-inspiring teenager who just became Hollywood’s youngest ever producer

Marsai Martin is taking over the film industry, one female-led movie at a time.

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The one area of pop culture that desperately needs more representation

Karyn Parsons, star of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and now author, speaks to Stylist about the need for more work by women of colour

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Brie Larson attends the UK Gala Screening of Marvel Studios' 'Captain Marvel' at The Curzon Mayfair on February 27, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)
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Brie Larson meeting a mini Captain Marvel shows the power of female representation

This is why Captain Marvel is important

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Meet the woman fighting for more disability representation in the UK

Stylist’s Woman of the Week is Shani Dhanda, an activist for disabled people and founder of the Asian Woman Festival.

Opinion

“Dear Rebel Wilson: this is not how you apologise when you’re wrong”

A breakdown of the furore around the actress’ comments about plus-size women in romantic comedies

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