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

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

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

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

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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.”

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    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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    Hannah Keegan
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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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    Elena Chabo
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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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    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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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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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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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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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.

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    “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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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • People

    Thanks to Mindy Kaling, interracial relationships are about to get more common on TV

    Starting with her reboot of Four Weddings and a Funeral

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Life

    JK Rowling defends casting decision of Nagini in the new Fantastic Beasts movie

    JK Rowling just confirmed the character's origins story. But some fans aren’t happy

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Henry Golding and Constance Wu embrace in the poster for Crazy Rich Asians
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    If you think Crazy Rich Asians isn't Asian enough you're missing the point

    Why does one film have to represent the entirety of cultural experience?

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Women in a one piece swimsuit with emoji hearts on it
    Visible Women

    Why these brilliant women are campaigning for more diverse emojis

    First, they advocated for the flat shoe, hijab and dumpling emoji. Now they have their sights set on adding a one piece swimsuit to the keyboard

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Life

    Film critics are overwhelmingly white and male, study finds

    Only 22.2% of reviews of top releases are written by women

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    Emily Reynolds
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    Star Wars just got its first black female director

    May the force be with Victoria Mahoney.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 19/3/18

    An all-woman sailing crew, an app designed to protect women and more

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    Emily Reynolds
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  • Life

    People are sharing how many women writers they were taught at school – and it's really depressing

    "I studied zero female authors...zero!"

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    Emily Reynolds
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    Salma Hayek has weighed in on the Frida Kahlo Barbie controversy

    "How could they make her a Barbie?"

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    Emily Reynolds
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  • People

    Teen activists recreate famous film posters with black leads

    Harry Potter, James Bond and Bridget Jones all got the recasting treatment

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    Moya Lothian-McLean
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  • Life

    The Oscars prove there's an appetite for diversity in film. So where is it?

    There’s no excuse for the film industry to keep on ignoring underrepresented groups

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    Emily Reynolds
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