Visible Women

Covering everything from the suffragettes to modern day feminist activists and inspirational women

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    Meet Dr Katie Bouman, the 29-year-old who made that black hole photo possible

  • Mary Anning
    Visible Women

    Why an 11-year-old girl is fighting for a statue of this forgotten scientist

  • UK Feminist Events for 2019
    Visible Women

    Your 2019 Feminist Calendar: protests, panels and exhibitions celebrating the sisterhood

Latest Stories

  • Dorothea Tanning
    Visible Women

    The dark, intriguing legacy of surrealist artist Dorothea Tanning

    Dorothea Tanning’s work explores womanhood and imaginary worlds, but only now is it getting the recognition it deserves.

    Posted by
    Hannah Keegan
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  • Suranne Jones in Gentleman Jack
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    The first trailer for Suranne Jones’ new show Gentleman Jack is finally here

    It tells the story of the first modern lesbian and it's coming soon to BBC One.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Annie Lennox’s new campaign is a powerful reminder of the true message of International Women’s Day

    This 8 March, remember that there are many women for whom equal rights is not their reality

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Visible Women

    Stylist editor-in-chief joins Emma Watson to demand protection for women’s rights activists

    Some 76 women have asked governments around the world to increase the support for women’s rights organisations and activists speaking out against injustice

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • 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.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney and Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    NASA has finally announced its first all-female spacewalk

    These women are making a big step for womankind

    Posted by
    Rachel Brown
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Why you should join Stylist at #March4Women this Sunday

    Everything you need to know about #March4Women 2019, the feminist event celebrating women who changed the world

    Posted by
    Stylist Team
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  • Visible Women

    Men are freaking out about this science conference with an all-female line-up

    Organisers wanted to show that it’s possible to have 100% women speakers at a scientific event – and men are crying sexism.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    The Derry Girls protest shows Northern Irish women won’t stop fighting for abortion rights

    The campaign for reproductive rights in Northern Ireland is far from over – but women won’t give up.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    “Why it matters that menstrual health will soon be taught in schools”

    Menstrual health activist Alice Smith tells Stylist about her successful campaign to get period education on the curriculum

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • Visible Women

    The best events in London for International Women’s Day 2019

    We'll keep you in the loop with all of the news and events around IWD 2019

    Posted by
    Stylist Team
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  • Visible Women

    Meet the feminist artist who carves Daily Mail headlines into marble

    Sarah Maple is brilliantly funny, fiercely political – and unashamedly hooked on the Kardashians.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    10 queer female icons we should remember this LGBT History Month

    From Audre Lorde to Marsha P Johnson, these women owned their identities in the face of discrimination.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett and Sarah Shaffi
    Published
  • Visible Women

    “Why I’m fighting Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion law in the courts”

    Sarah Ewart, who was forced to travel to England for a termination in 2013, has launched a new bid to change Northern Ireland’s abortion law

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    The Women’s Equality Party leader is resigning – and her reason is inspiring

    “I think that sometimes in order to lead, you have to get out of the way. (White men, are you listening?)”

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Bread and Roses Rally | The Women's March London
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    Join us at the Women’s March in London this Saturday 19 January

    Everything you need to know about the Bread & Roses Rally

    Posted by
    Lucy Robson
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  • Visible Women

    The story of the suffragist who inspired this year’s Women’s March on London

    Born in Poland in 1882, Rose Schneiderman is credited with coining the phrase ‘Bread and Roses’.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    How women brought feminism to the Golden Globes, one year on from Time’s Up

    Golden Globes producers wanted this year’s ceremony to be less political – but this is a movement, not a moment.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Sadiq Khan tells us his 3 biggest tips for women breaking into politics

    The Mayor's advice on getting into public service

    Posted by
    Stylist Team
    Published
  • Visible Women

    From Time’s Up activists to Stacey Cunningham: the women making waves this week

    Highlighting the women who rocked the boat, pushed for change and made history around the world this week

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
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