Sexism

Men are three times “more emotional” at work than women, who knew?

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Jessica Rapana
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    Piers Morgan’s comments about Laura Tobin’s faux leather trousers are not OK

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    Anne Hathaway and her “mom’s night out” shouldn’t be making headlines

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Critics’ Choice Awards 2020: Ava DuVernay scoops the prize for most powerful speech

Filmmaker calls on people to rise up against injustices.

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Anna Brech
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Cameron Diaz doesn't nee to explain her pregnancy.
Opinion

Cameron Diaz has been asked to “explain” her baby news, and it’s really not OK

So why do some people expect her to?

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Elizabeth Warren’s popularity slump is not about policy, it’s about gender

There is a deeply sexist subtext to the Democratic presidential nominee’s recent drop in the polls.

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Jessica Rapana
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Meghan Markle: a comprehensive list of all the s**t the Duchess of Sussex has taken from the British press to date
People

A comprehensive list of all the s**t Meghan Markle has taken from the tabloids

It’s been abundantly clear from the start that the tabloids have a problem with the Duchess of Sussex.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Yes, the CEO of BAFTA is right to be “disappointed” by this year’s film nominations

Every actor nominated for a BAFTA award is white, while no woman has been nominated for best director.

Life

Women of Twitter brilliantly roast The Witcher critic who says “no woman can fight with swords”

"She's a man. She's gross. She swaggers around and she rips into the meat and tears it with her teeth and curses people."

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Megan Murray
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Little Women 2019 film by Greta Gerwig
Life

Women directors made 10% of 2019’s top films – and it’s not enough

Let’s hold off celebrating, shall we?

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Jessica Rapana
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People

Gwen Stefani was age-shamed for her New Year’s Eve performance, and Twitter was having none of it

As the iconic singer proves time and time again, talent doesn't have a sell-by date.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

“Finally, Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie is getting the spotlight she deserves”

Overlooked for decades, the group’s most successful singer-songwriter is at long last being recognised.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

How to avoid getting lumbered with all the domestic labour this Christmas

Ah, Christmas: a time of jollity, feasting and a disproportionate amount of domestic grunt work for women. Want to avoid the drudgery? Here’s how.

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Moya Crockett
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Sanna Marin, the world's youngest prime minister
People

World's youngest prime minister, Sanna Marin, mocked as “sales girl”

Prejudice in politics shows no sign of abating – especially if you happen to be a young woman.

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Anna Brech
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Alicia Lutes
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Donald Trump: This is one good thing about having him in the White House

Writer Alicia Lutes says that the Trump presidency means we’re being pushed to talk about the big issues.

Taylor Swift
People

It’s scary to call out powerful men by name. Taylor Swift deserves praise for doing so

Taylor Swift just called Scooter Braun out by name at the Billboard Awards – here’s exactly why that is so important.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Emma Watson’s response to the “self-partnering” debate exposes a huge problem

This is what the actor thought to the huge reaction.

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Hollie Richardson
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Long Reads

What we can learn from the Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein scandal

Virginia Roberts Giuffre just gave us all a real lesson in bravery.

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Nell Frizzell
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Life

60% of women need to “budget” for their periods, and how is this 2019?

Our periods cost us £5000.

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Jessica Rapana
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Sexism and depression: a new study has revealed the damaging impact sexism has on our mental health
Life

This is the real impact sexism has on our mental health

New research has revealed a clear link between sexism and clinical depression.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

It’s 2019. So why are UK police still publicly victim-blaming women?

The Facebook post suggested women who walk alone at night are the problem.

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Jessica Rapana
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Jessica Rapana
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Are “period badges” really the way to tackle menstruation stigma?

A company is asking female employees to wear a “special badge” if they are on their period.

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Long Reads

Why we need to stop telling people they have a ‘difficult’ name

Poorna Bell has faced decades of confusion, racism and unconscious bias around her 'difficult' name – and it's not OK.

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Poorna Bell
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