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    52 of the most iconic female friendships in movies of all time

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Long Reads

A love letter to all the incredible women we meet in club bathrooms

Three cheers to the unique and unwavering power of female friendship.

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Emily Clarkson
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Lily James and Claire Foy pitted against each other in sexist “love triangle” reports
People

Lily James, Claire Foy & Matt Smith: the real problem with this so-called “love triangle”

It’s time to talk about the overwhelming sexism of this ‘Other Woman’ narrative.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

‘Always on’ burnout culture: why you should switch off your emails this weekend

Science says so.

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Emily Reynolds
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Life

This pregnant firefighter has a brave message for anyone suggesting she “stay behind”

"Yes I am a firefighter. No I’m not a man."

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Megan Murray
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Millie Milliken
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“An open letter to the three women I saw crying in public”

What would you do if you saw a woman crying in public? Here, one writer explores the confrontational nature of crying and questions why she didn't help.

Why more women should be podcasting
Life

Here’s why podcasts are a feminist tool

We can't let new platforms mirror the sexism and diversity issues of traditional media.

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Chloe Gray
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how to find a career mentor
Careers

How to find a career mentor to help you succeed at work

Whether you’re looking for some hard-hitting advice or just want a shoulder to cry on, getting a career mentor could be the secret to your future success.

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Marisa Bate
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Life

Iran just let women attend a football game for the first time in years – but don’t celebrate yet

Amnesty International has accused the country of a 'cynical publicity stunt'

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Emily Reynolds
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poetry day
Books

8 trailblazing female poets you need to add to your reading list

Sales of poetry books are on the rise - and we can see why.

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Rosalind Jana
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the contraceptive pill
Life

Are we over the pill? Meet the women opting for hormone-free contraception

Is the pill really all it's cracked up to be?

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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how to leave work on time work life balance
Careers

“I tried to leave work on time for a whole month. This is what happened…”

The impossible dream, or a manageable task? Stylist’s Sarah Biddlecombe gives it a go...

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

“Who knew your cervix could move around so much and then hide at the worst possible moment?”

Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift
People

Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift were never “feuding,” so you need to calm down

“Life’s too short for women not to support other women.”

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Lauren Geall
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The BFI London Film Festival has got 40 per cent female directors
Life

BFI London Film Festival has 40% women directors

Over 200 female filmmakers will be celebrated during the festival

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Emily Reynolds
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climate change strike
Long Reads

Teen girls around the world explain why they are demanding action on climate change

As Edinburgh students are given a day off school to take part in climate change strikes, 7 girls explain why they strike.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Women vs Men
Life

Women aren’t any better at multitasking than men – we just work harder

And now science has proved it.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

The common everyday phrase that signifies laziness in a relationship

Does your male partner say this? Here’s why it’s so problematic

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Kayleigh Dray
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Woman's desk inspiration / home office ideas
Careers

Successful self-made women reveal what’s really in their desks

Are you ready for some serious home office inspiration? Look this way...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Megan Murray
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This taxi driver’s viral post is a lesson on how men can be better allies to women in danger

Attention all men, this is how to be an ally to women.

Meghan Markle smiling
People

Meghan Markle’s most powerful and inspirational quotes

As the Duchess of Sussex celebrates her birthday today, here’s some of her best moments.

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Lauren Geall
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