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Why Crying At Work Isn't A Big Deal From Someone Who Knows

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Lena Dunham and Gloria Steinem recently came out as office criers in this week's Lenny Letter, making women all over the world rejoice and sing 'It's my office and I'll cry if...

This Victoria's Secret Photoshop Fail Might Be The Worst Yet

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It's not the first and it probably won't be the last time the Victoria's Secrets photoshop team screws up. The brand is known for its liberal use of airbrushing but this time...

Strong Is Sexy: Serena Williams' Inspiring Message About Body Shaming

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Despite her exceptional sporting success and her incredible physique, Serena Williams is still often criticised for her athletic appearance. We know, go figure! But she's here...

WikiHow Taught Me How To Be A Good Feminist

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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...

Model Rejected By Agent Because of Her Hips Becomes Face of Global Lingerie Brand

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Iskra Lawrence is a woman we love. With over 1 million Instagram followers, she celebrates her incredible curves and inspires fans everywhere with her undoctored images and the...

What This Husband Wrote About His Wife's Work As A Trauma Nurse Is Incredible

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Bobby Wesson had an incredible response after posting a picture of his wife cuddling their toddler on Facebook along with an explanation about his wife's experiences as a trauma nurse...

This Guy Rocks A Pink Tutu To Support His Cancer-suffering Wife & It's Brilliant

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / This Guy Rocks A Pink Tutu To Support His Cancer-suffering Wife & It's Brilliant

When Bob Carey's wife was diagnosed with cancer in 2003, he wanted to find a way to support his wife whilst also making people laugh. For him, The Tutu Project was the perfect...

Black Dot Campaign Gives New Hope For Victims Of Domestic Abuse

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This campaign made by an unknown survivor of domestic abuse has raised awareness on the subject of emotional, physical and sexual violence by drawing a small black dot on the...

People Are Tearing Down Gender Stereotypes With The #MasculinitySoFragile Hashtag

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The #MasculinitySoFragile hashtag is trending on Twitter, and it's brilliant. The hashtag highlights the downsides and pitfalls of toxic masculinity, and aims to prove that expressing...

10 Simple Steps To CV Success Straight From The Recruiter's Mouth

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There comes a time in one’s life when you must reevaluate everything: your taste in music, your taste in men, your fashion sense, your job. Sometimes your dream job may feel as...

Cannes Film Festival Makes Its Most Sexist Move Yet

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With the Cannes Film Festival currently underway, many guests of the event are in uproar after word spread that numerous women attending were denied entry into the screening of...

A Conversation About Humanity With "Still Alice" Writer Lisa Genova

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If you have not experienced the Oscar buzz that is Still Alice, you are missing something big. The best-selling novel by Lisa Genova has had huge success with its award-winning...

Watch What Happens When You Ask A Bunch Of Young Boys To Slap A Pretty Girl

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The folks over in Italy decided to join the dialogue on violence against women with an interesting new viral video. They stop young boys ages 6-10 on the street and introduce...

Have a Happy Blue Monday: How I've Coped With Seasonal Affective Disorder

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'Tis the season...to hold back my tears and not surrender to the cold weather blues. I started university in 2007 knowing that I was prone to depression, but I also understood...

Is The Victoria's Secret 'Perfect Body' Campaign Sending The Wrong Message To Women?

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While most of the world is gossiping about whether or not Suki Waterhouse will model in the Victoria's Secret annual fashion show, they might be missing something a lot more jarring...

The 10 Things You Need To Know About The Gender Gap

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So the World Economic Forum (WEF) just released their annual report on the status of the gender gap globally. They look at a variety of factors that indicate how much access women...

31 Ways You WILL Change In Your Twenties

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Your 20s are undoubtedly a defining part of your life. You're mature enough to wanna get your sh*t together but still young enough to get away with slacking (only just). From...

10 Badass Cartoon Characters Who'd Be Feminists In Real Life

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Spinelli. Lisa Simpson. Jane Lane. Those names will probably ring a bell for '90s girls who grew up with Saturday morning cartoons, but turns out there was a whole lot more to...

Girls rule: Women have more fun with the girls

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Girls night out or sofa snuggling with your man? Be honest. We know which one we'd have more fun doing this Saturday night - and we're not alone! Girls rule: Women have more fun...

Wave goodbye to the WAGs

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WAGS - are they good role models? While WAGs appear to be living the dream, it's time to wake up and face reality. WISPs (women who are inspiring, successful and powerful) are...