Sexism

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Legally Blonde: Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods

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

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Lucy Ford
  • , 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?

  • Jennifer Garner and Jennifer Lopez on the red carpet
    Celebrity

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

  • 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

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Olivia Breen, Paralympic world champion, has been told that her shorts are too short.
Strong Women

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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Julianne Moore.
Celebrity

Julianne Moore has absolutely no time for those “ageing gracefully” comments

“Is there an ungraceful way to age?”

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Hollie Richardson
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Anna Brech
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“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.

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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Woman's body
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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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

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

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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Women can now complete this quick survey to help tackle the gender health gap

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

Taylor Swift
TV

Taylor Swift criticises “deeply sexist joke” in Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia

And she has a very good point.

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Hollie Richardson
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Drew Barrymore in cult horror movie Scream, in 1996
Life

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

There’s a reason everyone’s on tenterhooks for Scream 5...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Books

What happens when you disagree with your friends over the issues that matter the most?

Upskirting activist Gina Martin dissects an awkward problem that affects us all.

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Gina Martin
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Jennifer Lopez: “Try spending your time being more positive, kind, and uplifting of others.”
Celebrity

Why those JLo Botox rumours are actually damaging to all of us

“Try spending your time being more positive, kind, and uplifting of others.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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TV

The Queen’s Gambit tells a vital story on the power of not giving up

Screenwriter Allan Scott spent 30 years trying to make the hit Netflix show.

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Anna Brech
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Emma Thompson Late Night
Film

Emma Thompson has some typically sage words about the sexist Hollywood age gap

The actress called out the “utterly unbalanced” nature of Hollywood's on-screen relationships.

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Christobel Hastings
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Mollie Goodfellow
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What’s the deal with mistletoe (and is it actually really creepy)?

We give you a brief and comprehensive history of the festive green leaves that launched a million Christmas kisses.

Life

Finally, this shocking dictionary description of “Essex girl” is on its way out

But the fight to eliminate sexist language isn’t over yet.

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Anna Brech
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