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“After years of being called difficult, dramatic and lazy, I got a got the diagnoses that changed my life”

“After years of being called difficult, dramatic and lazy, I got a diagnosis that changed my life”

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Sara Gibbs
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    “Anyone who thinks being called a ‘coconut’ is harmless is wrong”

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    Fanny Eaton: muse to many and Victorian Britain’s most visible woman of colour

  • Dolly Parton
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    Dolly Parton – icon and legend – is the force behind that coronavirus vaccine

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Ellie Simmons paralympic heads to Madagascar
Travel

Ellie Simmonds finds tranquility off the coast of Madagascar

Five-time Paralympic gold medallist finds a nature-filled adventure with turtles.

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Ellie Simmonds
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How to Support International Women's Day 2019 | Feminist Activism Advice
Visible Women

13 simple ways to support feminist activism this International Women’s Day

We can’t all become full-time activists – but we can all make a difference.

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Susan Devaney and Moya Crockett
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Your 2020 Feminist Calendar: parties, panels and exhibitions celebrating the sisterhood

Celebrate, educate and get irate at these feminist events in 2020

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Stylist Team
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The 2020 March4Women tackling climate change
Visible Women

Join Stylist at the 2020 #March4Women and fight a global climate emergency

Join us in this epic show of solidarity to combat the effects of global warming on women around the world.

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Stylist Team
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Hollie Richardson
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Katie Piper just shared a video about visible hate, and it’s an essential watch

“This will be an uncomfortable watch for some people but for others it’s their daily life.”

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Quotes

The top 50 most empowering feminist quotes of all time

“No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor.”

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Stylist Team
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Suffragettes
Visible Women

This clever tool will help you find your suffragette ancestors

Are you related to a famous suffragette? Find out here...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

The fascinating legacy of male impersonators, the gender rebels that history forgot

From Victorian music halls to American vaudeville, male impersonation was a woman's world.

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Christobel Hastings
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Best historical fiction by women.
Books

Incredible reads based on true-life tales

Unmissable historical books from Hilary Mantel to Yaa Gyasi.

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Francesca Brown
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Jo Swinson and the Liberal Democrats
Visible Women

Record levels of women to stand in December's general election

A glimmer of good news in worrying times.

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Anna Brech
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Best war books about female heroes
Books

The best books about female heroes of the World Wars

The stories of women including Noor Inayat Khan and Martha Gellhorn.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Moya Crockett
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“I fought Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion law in the courts – and won”

Sarah Ewart, who successfully proved that Northern Ireland’s abortion law breaches the UK’s human rights commitments, shares her story with Stylist.

Visible Women

Hailee Steinfeld is a serious rebel in the new trailer for Dickinson

“I do what I want, I go where I want”.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

These are the feminist pioneers receiving their medical degrees 150 years after they enrolled

The posthumous awards will honour the first female students enrolled at any UK university.

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Lauren Geall
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Murdered Labour MP Jo Cox
Visible Women

Three years after her death, Jo Cox’s feminist legacy lives on

On the third anniversary of the Labour MP’s murder, she is still empowering women in a tangible way.

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Catherine Anderson
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People

At long last, the first sculpture of 1920s female football star Lily Parr is unveiled

Moulding the future.

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Christobel Hastings
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Three women talk about working in the space industry.
Life

Three young women on reaching for the stars, and finding space

Inspiration for any woman wanting to go to space.

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Richard Ginger
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Scenes in Dublin after Ireland's abortion referendum
Visible Women

One year after Ireland’s abortion referendum, we asked women how life has changed

Pro-choice activists, a politician and a doctor reflect on the highs and lows of the last 12 months.

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Moya Crockett
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Gentleman Jack fans, the show has already been confirmed for a second season

The new episodes will once again draw their storylines from Anne Lister's secret diaries.

Men taking credit for women's work
People

What is the Matilda Effect?

The Matilda Effect refers to the shocking erasure of female achievement from history, predominantly in science

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Chloe Gray
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