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This Woman's First-Bikini Photo Has Gone Viral For All The Right Reasons
Lesley Miller has battled body issues for the best part of her 21 years on this planet but she's given two fingers up to the unrealistic ideals society pressurises women into fitting and we could all learn a thing or two from her about feeling comfortable in our own skin...
16/06/2016
Meet The Tough Mums Who Are Proving Anything Is Possible
Battling cancer, losing a spouse and near-death experiences are challenges we pray we never have to overcome. But this group of truly inspirational women have proved anything is possible after successfully...
03/06/2016
Next Time You Compare Yourself To an Instagram Bod, Remember All Is Not As It Seems
​It’s no urban myth most social-media users facilitate various online platforms to promote an edited version of their everyday life. Not-so-humble brags clutter Instagram and Facebook feeds, with the ultimate goal of inducing as much #lifeenvy as possible...
18/05/2016
Monday To Sunday: Quotes To Get You Through The Week
Monday To Sunday: Quotes To Get You Through The Week
16/05/2016
What It's Like Tackling Sex As A Victim Of FGM, From A Girl Who Knows All Too Well
The first time Mariya Karimjee had sex she was twenty-two and the experience was, by all accounts, a disaster. But not in the way that you or I may experience a first-time catastrophe: this wasn't about slippage...
11/05/2016
Women Are Sharing Their Earliest Experiences With Sexism Through The #WhenIWas Hashtag
It seems that sexism towards women is almost like some twisted rite of passage these days. Many of us have been experiencing sexism way before we were able to call it out on Twitter, but now women are...
20/04/2016
Workmates Have The Most Amazing Reaction When This Woman Comes Out As Transgender
After 19 years of marriage, Amanda Knox’s wife came out as transgender to her and their three children. And if that wasn’t scary enough, she then came out to her workmates, and they surprised her in the...
15/04/2016
There's Now A Ride-Sharing Service Hailed As 'The Uber Just For Women'
New ride-sharing service Chariot is set to be the first taxi company that features all-women drivers picking up female-only passengers. Michael Pelletz came up with the idea when working for popular ride-sharing company Uber, but the company is already in hot water before it's even started...
14/04/2016
Women Walk Out Of Church In Protest Against Priest's Support Of Abortion Ban
Women in Poland have been seen walking out of a church during a priest's reading of a letter that supports the plan to tighten up laws on abortion. Meanwhile, women's rights activists take to the streets...
04/04/2016
Prince Harry Makes A Passionate Speech For Women's Rights At The Nepal Girl Summit
Prince Harry has been in Nepal for the past few days visiting people who were displaced from their homes after the massive earthquake that happened in the area nearly a year ago. He spoke to people in shelters and stayed with a local family in the small mountain town of Leorani...
23/03/2016
Calvin Klein Under Fire For 'Sexist' Advertising Campaign
Calvin Klein have come under fire for their latest #mycalvins ad after it had been said that their main New York billboard seemed to perpetuate outdated gender stereotypes, which we're totally bored of RN...
22/03/2016
Caitlin Moran Wrote An Open Letter To The Troubled Young Girls She Meets At Book Signings
Caitlin Moran is an icon to many people, and no more so than young girls. At Letters Live last weekend, Caitlin read aloud an open letter she wrote addressed to these girls that she meets at her book signings, and watch out - it's a total tear jerker...
18/03/2016
Model Rejected By Agent Because Of Her Hips Becomes Face Of Global Lingerie Brand
Iskra Lawrence is a model with over 1 million Instagram followers, who celebrates her incredible curves and inspires fans everywhere with her undoctored images and the message to love your body. Since she told LadBible that she once rejected by an agent as her "hips were too big...
11/03/2016
Are The Female Emojis Sexist?
While carefully choosing which emoji best expresses your feelings at that exact moment, have you ever stopped to consider (before selecting the sassy hand girl of course), how limited the emojis are in representing women...
10/03/2016
WikiHow Taught Me How To Be A Good Feminist
Today is International Women's Day. It's a day to celebrate women, our achievements, and everything we stand for. It's about standing up for feminism. But what is feminism, what makes a feminist and how can I become one? I was about to find out, thanks to my good friend WikiHow...
08/03/2016
10 Black Women Who Have Changed History
This month is Black History Month, and what better way to celebrate than learning more about the women who have helped us get to the position we are at now. In the face of extreme racism and sexism, these 10 beauties showed the world that nothing can hold back women of colour...
25/02/2016
Movie Producer Tweets Awful Script Introductions To Female Leads And It's Got Us Cringing
Film producer Ross Putman gets sent a lot of garbage scripts. So he started a Twitter account to share the one particularly depressing similarity in all these scripts: the role of the women in the movie...
12/02/2016
Lily Bevan and Sally Phillips Are Creating Fun Female Characters In New Comedy Series 'Talking To Strangers'
Female comedy continues to going from strength to strength but, as Lily Bevan laments, she is tired of playing "The Girlfriend"; atypical, one-dimensional characters created for female actors. So, after an impromptu meeting with Sally Phillips...
05/02/2016
Ladies, Say Hello To Curvy Barbie
Playing with barbies can get boring when every single one of them looks the same. But, after 56 years, Barbie has now become a real woman - with hella curves! She now has 7 different skin tines and over 20 different eye colours, so now every girl can see a bit of themselves in Barbie...
29/01/2016
Barbie cambia forme: dopo 56 anni diventa curvy
Ci ha messo un po' ma alla fine ha preso peso anche lei!
29/01/2016
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