Sexism

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  • Kate Garraway attends the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 press day at Chelsea Flower Show on May 20, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
    Opinion

    The impact of that misleading Kate Garraway headline

  • Video call with male and female colleagues
    Careers

    Why are women still dealing with comments about their looks while working from home?

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
    People

    Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s latest speech has set the internet on fire

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Life

What the Mercury Prize 2020 shortlist means for female artists

The shortlist has just been announced.

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Hollie Richardson
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Ginger (Julia Sawalha) Attempts An Underground Escape From Tweedy's Egg Farm In The Clay Animation Comedy Adventure, "Chicken Run," An Aardman Features Production Presented By Dreamworks Pictures In Association With Path?. Courtesy Of Dreamworks Pictures Tm & 1999 Dreamworks Llc. (Photo By Getty Images)
Life

Now women are being told they’re “too old” to voice animated characters

Chicken Run’s Julia Sawalha has been told she’s “too old” for the sequel, because Hollywood ageism has reached peak-ridiculous.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Thandie Newton’s tale of abuse has been lost in those Tom Cruise “pimple” headlines

“If you’re a young Black girl and you get raped, in the film business, no one’s going to f**king care.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kate Beckinsale
People

Kate Beckinsale brilliantly responds to age-gap relationship critics

Top tip: don’t accuse Kate Beckinsale of dating men young enough to be her “children”. Ever.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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Caroline Nokes should not have to apologise for asking Boris Johnson these questions

She challenged him on the lack of female voices being heard in the pandemic.

The response to Jude Law’s fatherhood news highlights a sexist double standard
People

What was missing from all those Jude Law baby reports

Jude Law is reportedly due to become a father for the sixth time – but the tabloids’ response has highlighted a sexist double standard.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Ariana Grande expertly dismantles the myth of the female diva

“I’m tired of seeing women silenced by it.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

The incredible real-life stories behind Hollywood, our latest Netflix addiction

Meet the characters who took on movie land – and were often broken in return.

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Anna Brech
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Met Gala: Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik in 2017
People

The key detail so many conveniently missed in Gigi Hadid’s pregnancy reveal video

Gigi Hadid has confirmed that she and Zayn Malik are expecting a baby, but there was more to the announcement than meets the eye.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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

Meghan Markle has spectacularly informed UK tabloids she will no longer be dealing with them, and we are here for it.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Netflix’s Tiger King fans, we need to talk about the new Carole Baskin spin-off documentary
People

We need to talk about this new Carole Baskin documentary

She became the unlikely villain of Netflix’s Tiger King – and now Carole Baskin is set to become the focus of yet another invasive documentary.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Reese Witherspoon’s soothing advice videos will make lockdown so much easier

What would Reese do, you ask? Her ‘Shine On At Home’ series has all the answers…

Holly Willoughby isn’t here for Piers Morgan’s comments about her appearance
People

Holly Willoughby isn’t here for Piers Morgan’s comments about her appearance

And she had the perfect response when he started talking about her outfit.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

Weinstein’s sentence proves the tide is turning. Let’s keep pushing for change

Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison, after being found guilty of third degree rape and first degree criminal sexual act.

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Nell Frizzell
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Billie Eilish
People

The tabloid reaction to Billie Eilish’s body-shaming statement proves her point entirely

Let’s not let the objectifying headlines and photos distract us from Eilish’s powerful message.

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Hollie Richardson
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Piers Morgan's feud with meghan Markle and Jameela Jamil
People

We should all aspire to be the woman Piers Morgan can’t stand

Be 100% that bitch.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

50 years on from the Miss World protests, has anything really changed?

At the height of its popularity, the Miss World beauty pageant had 18 million viewers in the UK alone.

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Stephanie Butland
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Long Reads

Juno Dawson: “Why I’m no longer debating trans rights”

“We need to tool up – with willing men alongside us – to dismantle the power structures which are holding all women back.”

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Juno Dawson
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Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu
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The proof that sexual abusers in the workplace will finally get their day of reckoning

The Harvey Weinstein verdict is just the start.

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Long Reads

“I made upskirting illegal in the UK, and I’ll keep on fighting for equality”

Gina Martin made upskirting illegal in the UK – but the fight for equality is far from over.

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Gina Martin
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