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Michelle Obama: ‘Change is not a straight line’

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Michelle Obama: ‘Change is not a straight line’

by Bidisha

We went to the former US First Lady's book tour.
The gender pay gap extends to YouTube, even within its beauty community

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The gender pay gap extends to YouTube, even within its beauty community

by Olive Pometsey

Forbes’s list of this year’s top ten highest paid content creators reveals gender inequality on the platform.
It’s time to have some difficult conversations

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It’s time to have some difficult conversations

by Nora Mulready

If certain things continue to go unsaid in the mainstream, society could fracture. The founder of the newly launched Unfinished Revolution Project explains why.
What does it mean to be called a ‘monster’? Inside the UK’s leading psychotherapy clinic

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What does it mean to be called a ‘monster’? Inside the UK’s leading psychotherapy clinic

by Moya Sarner

Our writer talks to the clinicians treating some of society’s most violent individuals and finds that, often, the line between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ is not so clear cut.
Black Friday: USA vs UK

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Black Friday: USA vs UK

by Kimberley Moore

When you compare and contrast Black Friday in the USA and Black Friday in the UK (full-on urban warfare vs. the odd passive-aggressive tut), it really says a lot about our different cultures.
Instagram is killing the energy of subcultures

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Instagram is killing the energy of subcultures

by Sydney Lima

These days, you have to look far beyond conventional social media to find imaginative and rebellious tribes.
This is not a ‘sex recession’: closer to a sex renaissance

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This is not a ‘sex recession’: closer to a sex renaissance

by Nichi Hodgson

Reports of a new age of chastity are much too reductive.
Facing my demons in the Big Apple

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Facing my demons in the Big Apple

by Young Kim

New York City isn't all skylines, museums and yellow cabs, you know?
We need to talk about these weird toys

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We need to talk about these weird toys

by Simon Doherty

From Trumpy Bear to Idris Elba, grotesque toys are flooding the market.
Has #MeToo become a ‘sicko tennis match’?

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Has #MeToo become a ‘sicko tennis match’?

by Olive Pometsey

The founder of the movement, Tarana Burke, has reflected on the progress made over the past year and whether or not it’s been too heavy-handed.
Now more than ever – remember the fallen

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Now more than ever – remember the fallen

by Matthew d'Ancona

The centenary of the 1918 Armistice is an opportunity to recognise the value of remembrance.
Gonzo porn, red carpet lies and LA margaritas

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Gonzo porn, red carpet lies and LA margaritas

by Nichi Hodgson

Living in L.A. was a wild experience for author and journalist Nichi Hodgson.
We’ve not actually killed 60 per cent of all the animals, yet…   

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We’ve not actually killed 60 per cent of all the animals, yet…  

by Simon Doherty

But the reality is almost as alarming anyway.
Is William Sitwell the Harvey Weinstein of animal rights?

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Is William Sitwell the Harvey Weinstein of animal rights?

by Clementine Crawford

Are we witnessing the vegan watershed moment?
Our problem with porn is not straightforward

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Our problem with porn is not straightforward

by Nichi Hodgson

Calls for the Government to ‘address the harms of pornography’ as it has done smoking won’t solve anything.
Non-disclosure agreements – a licence to harass with impunity?

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Non-disclosure agreements – a licence to harass with impunity?

by Sam Smethers

NDAs are preventing ‘The Telegraph’ from reporting on a #MeToo scandal involving a leading British businessman and this is how they're doing it.
Driving through London with a four-foot clitoris

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Driving through London with a four-foot clitoris

by Stephanie Theobald

Or: what happened when the author of a book about sex-positive feminism took her message out on the road.
Everyone is behaving like a Tory, even if they aren’t voting for them

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Everyone is behaving like a Tory, even if they aren’t voting for them

by Nimrod Kamer

As nightlife in the UK continues to decline, our writer explains why we need to shake things up.