Sexism

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Drew Barrymore in cult horror movie Scream, in 1996

Scream might be 25 this year, but it’s still bloodily progressive

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Kayleigh Dray
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Sadie in Channel 4's Deceit is central to the Colin Stagg honeytrap operation
TV

The critical scene in episode one of Channel 4’s Deceit you may have missed

Did you notice it?

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Lucy Robinson
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Judy Murray at the tennis celebrating
Strength

The online reactions to Judy Murray’s new job are sexist, ridiculous and, frankly, untrue

She’s been appointed as coach for 2021 Soccer Aid.

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Chloe Gray
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News

“Why we must start treating misogynistic extremism as what it is – terrorism”

“When is a terrorist not a terrorist? When he’s an incel”, writes Laura Bates.

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Laura Bates
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People

From feminism to BDSM: life lessons Morticia Addams taught us

We learned a lot from the Addams Family matriarch...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lucy Ford
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Legally Blonde is 20 – so how does it hold up all these years later?

“It’s far from a perfect film,” says Lucy Ford, “but it’s remarkable just how many of its progressive themes still ring true today.”

, Paris Hilton attends the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
Celebrity

Why the hell do we keep forcing women to “deny” that they’re pregnant?

Paris Hilton is the latest in a long line of women to be dogged by unfounded pregnancy rumours, and we’ve honestly had enough.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Jennifer Garner and Jennifer Lopez on the red carpet
Celebrity

Why are JLo and Jennifer Garner always being pitted against each other?

“BLOCK any publication or individual pursuing this narrative. Otherwise you are directly funding patriarchy,” says Jameela Jamil.

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Kayleigh Dray
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P!nk poses backstage for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on May 23, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for dcp)
Celebrity

Pink fights the good feminist fight as she shuts down “sexist” dress code

The Norwegian women’s handball team have been fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms, and Pink isn’t here for it. At all.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Olivia Breen, Paralympic world champion, has been told that her shorts are too short.
Strength

Female world champion Paralympian has been criticised for wearing “too short” shorts – of course

Would this happen to a male athlete?

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Miranda Larbi
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Emma Raducanu
News

Twitter reacts brilliantly to the sexist commentary around Emma Raducanu’s Wimbledon withdrawal

“Is there anything more annoying than a man telling a woman she’s not hurt she’s just emotional?”

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Amy Beecham
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Aisling Bea attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 After Party at The Grosvenor House Hotel on February 02, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
Celebrity

Aisling Bea brilliantly turns sexist article about her “gaping jumpsuit” on its head

The devil works hard, but Aisling Bea makes misogynistic headlines work even harder. And we love her for it.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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Julianne Moore has absolutely no time for those “ageing gracefully” comments

“Is there an ungraceful way to age?”

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Life

“Too old” to have babies at 36? Twitter’s response to judgemental men is predictably brilliant

The platform’s community has poured scorn on findings from a new YouGov poll.

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Anna Brech
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Emilia Clarke
Entertainment

Emilia Clarke’s new comic series stars a female engineer who's powered by her periods

The Game of Thrones actor is subverting age-old tropes with her latest invention.

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Anna Brech
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Mental Health

“I felt numb”: women on antidepressants open up about sex

Four women share their experiences of how their medication affected sex drive.

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Hollie Richardson
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Emma Barnett
News

Emma Barnett just sparked a very important debate about toilets

“This is a toilet I use most days...”

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Hollie Richardson
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Christina Hendricks attends The 21st CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in 2019
TV

Why Christina Hendricks hated being asked about her bra during Mad Men

Journalists wanted to ask the actor one thing, and one thing only, during the show’s 2007 to 2015 run.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lisa Taddeo's Animal and 4 other books to read this summer
Books

Lisa Taddeo’s first novel and 4 other books that will blow your mind this summer

From feminism to race and sexuality, these new books are shaking up reading lists.

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Francesca Brown
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Kayleigh Dray
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A comprehensive list of all the s**t Meghan Markle has taken from the tabloids

Prince Harry has accused “toxic” UK tabloids of damaging his and Meghan’s mental health, and we can 100% believe it.

Gender Health Gap survey.
Health

Women can now complete this quick survey to help tackle the gender health gap

A new strategy was launched on International Women's Day.

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Hollie Richardson
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