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This Fitness Instagram Star Wants You To Stop Being So Self-critical

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It's easy to be critical of yourself when you're just a double tap and scroll away from Instagram perfection. But French blogger Louise Aubery isn't having any of it. In her...

03/08/2017

Tesco Are Going To Pay Our Tampon Tax So We Don't Have To

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Hooray! It's a good day to have a uterus because Tesco is the first retailer to pay the 5% tampon tax, meaning our sanitary products will finally be cheaper. Ok so they're still...

31/07/2017

A London Bar Is Asking For 'Extremely Attractive' Staff Only And Twitter's Not Impressed

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / A London Bar Is Asking For 'Extremely Attractive' Staff Only And Twitter's Not Impressed

A new jazz bar in London advertised for waiting staff to come and work for them, but there was one stipulation to the job: "unfortunately", you had to be extremely attractive...

27/07/2017

Blogger Tells People "It's Cool To Be Real" In Honest Instagram Pic Of Her Stomach Fat

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Blogger Tells People "It's Cool To Be Real" In Honest Instagram Pic Of Her Stomach Fat

Fenella Scarlett McCall doesn't care much for misleading Instagram pics. She also doesn't care much for the more traditional rules of losing weight. All Fenella wants to do is...

26/07/2017

Transgender Activist Bleeds Through Trousers In Public To Prove 'Men Have Periods Too'

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Transgender Activist Bleeds Through Trousers In Public To Prove 'Men Have Periods Too'

Being caught off guard and bleeding through your clothes when you're on your period and in public is a nightmare situation most women pray they never have to endure. But one...

26/07/2017

Ginger Sperm Donors In High Demand As The Want For Redhead Babies Rises

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Ginger Sperm Donors In High Demand As The Want For Redhead Babies Rises

It can't be ignored: redhead babies are the cutest. And ginger adults are the hottest. So it's no wonder that women looking to become mothers are in search of more ginger sperm...

25/07/2017

Turns Out Skipping Your Lunch Break Is Adding Some Serious Time Onto Your Working Year

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Turns Out Skipping Your Lunch Break Is Adding Some Serious Time Onto Your Working Year

If you think about it, really think about it, when was the last time you took a proper, hour-long lunch break? Went out in the sun, brought yourself a fancy sandwich. Listened...

21/07/2017

This Woman Cut Her Husband's Balls Off Because She Refused To Have Morning Sex

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / This Woman Cut Her Husband's Balls Off Because She Refused To Have Morning Sex

Non-consensual sex is no laughing matter so you can imagine the ordeal of having a man repeatedly demanding to have sex when you really don't want to. Imagine this man is your...

21/07/2017

Good News Gals! Someone Has Finally Created A Beer For Women

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Good News Gals! Someone Has Finally Created A Beer For Women

Oh em gee ladies, isn't it just like, the literal worst when you go to a pub and you don't fancy a prosecco and there's no Aperol spritz and only beer left, but ew! It's beer...

20/07/2017

This Woman Was Forced To Breastfeed Standing Up On A Train After No One Offered Her A Seat

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / This Woman Was Forced To Breastfeed Standing Up On A Train After No One Offered Her A Seat

Using public transport is stressful at the best of times but when you're travelling with children or pregnant, it's can be unbearable. Spare sympathy for this mother, then, after...

19/07/2017

Midwife Shares Photo Of Period Blood-stained Uniform After She Was Too Busy To Change

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Midwife Shares Photo Of Period Blood-stained Uniform After She Was Too Busy To Change

It's no secret medical staff are stretched beyond belief but now one Swedish midwife has revealed the shocking reality of an understaffed maternity ward in a candid post which...

19/07/2017

A Woman In Saudi Arabia Is Being Investigated By Police For Wearing A Mini Skirt

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A Saudi woman recently posted a video of herself on Snapchat, appearing to break the country's strict dress code. The young woman - who is reportedly a model - was filmed walking...

18/07/2017

Plus Size Model Tess Holliday Celebrates National Nude Day Like A Boss With A Very Cheeky Photo

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Plus Size Model Tess Holliday Celebrates National Nude Day Like A Boss With A Very Cheeky Photo

Tess Holliday isn't one to hide her curves away simply because beauty norms tell her she should. She's all about embracing her fuller figure and breaking the mould and her latest...

17/07/2017

Mum-of-three Proves There's An Ugly Side To Every 'Picture-perfect' Instagram Photo

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Mum-of-three Proves There's An Ugly Side To Every 'Picture-perfect' Instagram Photo

Whether it's a selfie, work pass or group photo, it can be so hard to find the angle in which you look best. The struggle is real, you guys. But once you've got that angle, BAM...

13/07/2017

Imagine Being So Immature That You Complain To HR About A Colleague Being On Her Period

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Imagine Being So Immature That You Complain To HR About A Colleague Being On Her Period

Ah, periods. They make us cancel our social plans, eat the earth, break out, bloat out and lash out but you know what makes them ten times worse? Someone - a man - complaining...

13/07/2017

Cards Against Humanity Make Fun Of Pink Tax With Pricey 'For Her' Edition

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Cards Against Humanity is their name, offensive is their game. And they're back at it with their new version of the game - a pink edition, made just for us ladies. I'll let...

12/07/2017

Women Now Need Permission To Get An Abortion In Arkansas

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Whilst we continue to take steps forward in our fight for equality, there's always something or someone that forces us to take massive strides backwards. Case in point: Arkansas...

11/07/2017

This 26 Year Old With Wrinkles Is Teaching Us To Love Our Bodies

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In today's women-are-the-best news, allow me to introduce you to Sara Geurts - a 26-year-old body-positive advocate who is championing the mantra that "each imperfection you...

10/07/2017

This Woman Posts 'Unflattering' Pic To Show Her Daughters Why She Loves Her 'Bubblegum Belly'

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / This Woman Posts 'Unflattering' Pic To Show Her Daughters Why She Loves Her 'Bubblegum Belly'

The process of having a baby isn't always the easiest, especially when it comes to your self confidence. With so many changes to your body, it's easy to become upset about any...

06/07/2017

This Plus-size Model Bravely Confronted A Man Who Sent Fat-shaming Texts About Her

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / This Plus-size Model Bravely Confronted A Man Who Sent Fat-shaming Texts About Her

For 'every men are the worst' story there's a 'women are the best' story to restore our faith. This latest viral tale of body-shaming involves elements of each and both parties...

03/07/2017