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

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

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Kayleigh Dray
  • weinstein-sentencing
    Long Reads

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

  • Billie Eilish
    People

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

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

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

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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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Long Reads

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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Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu
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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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Alicia Lutes
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Elizabeth Warren out of presidential race: why is being a woman never enough?

Male authority is always preferred because it’s all we’ve ever known, says US writer Alicia Lutes

People

AOC nails how women are feeling about the end of Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign

“Today is a hard day for so many people – and I include myself in that.”

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Jessica Rapana
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People

A group of schoolgirls just grilled Boris Johnson – this is how he answered

“Do you believe that the patriarchy is still prevalent in today’s society?”

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Raye has a message for all those men asking about International Men’s Day

Every single International Women’s Day, International Men’s Day starts trending on Twitter – and Raye has had enough.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Opinion

Elizabeth Warren, a grown woman, can decide for herself whether to drop out of the race

Hey Twitter, stop telling the Democratic presidential candidate what to do.

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Jessica Rapana
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Meghan Markle criticised for leaving baby Archie in Canada when she comes to UK
People

Guess why people are mad at Meghan this time? (Hint: it involves Archie)

The latest Meghan backlash has underlined a sexist double standard.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Misbehaviour: Keira Knightley as Sally Alexander
People

Keira Knightley knows why you don’t want to see her new film

Think you know what Misbehaviour is about? Think again.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Jessica Rapana
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Dear Chris Matthews: sexist and inappropriate comments are not “compliments”

The US news anchor has apologised for thinking “compliments” are OK.

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift
People

The latest Katy Perry and Taylor Swift reports have underlined a big problem

We need to change how we talk about women in the public eye.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Helen Mirren just hit the nail on the head about the treatment of Meghan Markle

“They’ll find another victim … probably me."

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Hollie Richardson
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Taylor Swift LGBTQ post
Life

All the shots fired at everyday sexism in Taylor Swift’s The Man video

The singer transformed into an alpha male to send a strong a message.

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Jessica Rapana
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Former congresswoman Katie Hill
People

This US politician was forced to resign after her nudes were leaked – now she is writing a book

Katie Hill’s resignation speech went viral last year, and she still has a lot more to say.

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Jessica Rapana
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Shape of water
Long Reads

These female-led films about disability will change your outlook on life

Four powerful films to add to your must-watch list, immediately.

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Jennifer McShane
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Opinion

There’s a deeply sexist subtext to the ‘controversy’ around Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s dress

A conservative newspaper just tried to shame AOC for wearing a “luxe designer dress”.

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Jessica Rapana
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Kayleigh Dray
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It’s time to stop celebrating trolls like Piers Morgan

The GMB host has been nominated as 2020’s Columnist of the Year. Why?

Brits 2020: Stormzy
People

Stormzy gives a masterclass in calling out the music industry’s problem with women

“I’ve got the most incredible female on my team”

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Hollie Richardson
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