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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

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

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Kayleigh Dray
  • Gender Health Gap survey.
    Health

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

  • Taylor Swift
    TV

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

  • Drew Barrymore in cult horror movie Scream, in 1996
    Life

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

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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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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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Careers

Why men talk over women at work, and 5 ways to push back

Take up space and make your voice heard with these expert tips from public speaking consultant Patricia Seabright.

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Stylist Team
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Taylor Swift
Music

Taylor Swift’s back catalogue may have been sold for a second time, but her fight isn’t over

The Folklore singer says she has begun re-recording her old music.

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Lauren Geall
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TV

The Queen’s Gambit: why everyone's talking about this “stunning” Netflix drama

Anya Taylor-Joy stars as a girl taking on the brutal world of competitive chess.

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Anna Brech
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People

Did you spot this casual “disrespect of women” in last night’s presidential debate?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants us all to know about this offhand yet damaging insult.

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Anna Brech
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Shania Twain
Music

Shania Twain was told she’d be “hated by women” for this puzzling reason

“I thought, well, I don’t believe that’ll be the case.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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From feminism to BDSM: life lessons Morticia Addams taught us

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

Jameela Jamil
Celebrity

Jameela Jamil expertly explains how “tabloid over exposure” is used to demonise women

The I Weigh founder took to Instagram to call out the “abusive cycle” which exists in the media.

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Lauren Geall
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Industry TV series
TV

This addictive new BBC drama is all about the lewd world of London banking

Cue: sex, drugs and inflated egos – in a series co-directed by Lena Dunham.

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Anna Brech
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Miley Cyrus
Music

Miley Cyrus expertly explains why calling someone a ‘diva’ is so problematic

“No one would ever say that about Kanye West choosing what lighting he wants on a performance.”

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Lauren Geall
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People

Emma Barnett is the new and fearless host of Radio 4 show Woman’s Hour

The presenter will step into the shoes of Jane Garvey and Jenni Murray on the flagship programme.

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Anna Brech
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workplace bullying illustration
Strong Women

Female athletes are being trolled about their bodies and it needs to stop

A survey reveals that the fittest female athletes on the planet are self-conscious about their body. This is a problem.

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Miranda Larbi
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Away on Netflix: stills from Hilary Swank’s new sci-fi drama
TV

Netflix’s Away is one small step for sci-fi, one giant leap for womankind

This solid Netflix drama doesn’t just change the conversation: it opens it up in unexpected ways, too.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Anna Brech
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Paloma Faith explains how self-pressure made her postnatal depression worse

The singer says she pushed and punished herself, instead of seeking help.

People

Billie Piper’s tribute to I Hate Suzie co-creator is an ode to female creative partnerships

Finally: solidarity and friendship get the air-time they deserve.

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Anna Brech
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