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‘Sex addiction can happen to anyone’: author Erica Garza sheds light on a female taboo

In her debut memoir, Getting Off, Erica Garza confronts her experience of overcoming sexuality and porn addiction, and the shame that still surrounds it Sex ‘Sex addiction can happen to anyone’: writer Erica Garza sheds light on a female taboo In her debut memoir, Getting Off, Erica Garza confronts her experience of overcoming sex and …

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All the single ladies have been an economic force for a long time- marketers are just noticing | Arwa Mahdawi

Its long been clear girls are driving the economy nevertheless, the corporate world didnt take them seriously Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday . Rise of the SHEconomy Who run the world? Girls! And who is disrupting the American economy in a big way? Single …

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If even Beyonce had a rough pregnancy, what hope do other black women have? | Derecka Purnell

A USA Today report demonstrated black moms suffer severe complications twice as often as white women Last week, Beyonce Knowles-Carter premiered Homecoming on Netflix. Three homegirls and I were glued on the navy sectional, journeying with Mrs Carter through her love for black colleges, black people and black music. I’d seen the Coachella performance well …

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‘Why should I have to work on stilts? ‘: the women fighting sexist dress codes

Too many female employees are forced to wear high heels, or skirts, or even a particular type of bra. But the resistance is growing It was at the beginning of a transformation at Harrods that Georgia Brown told her manager where to go. Brown, then aged 22, was working for a temp agency that rendered …

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If even Beyonce had a rough pregnancy, what hope do other black females have? | Derecka Purnell

A USA Today report demonstrated black mothers suffer severe complications twice as often as white women Last week, Beyonce Knowles-Carter premiered Homecoming on Netflix. Three homegirls and I were glued on the navy sectional, journeying with Mrs Carter through her love for black colleges, black people and black music. I’d seen the Coachella performance well …

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Jameela Jamil is right- the Kardashians are double agents for the patriarchy | Frances Ryan

Blaming other women for misogyny has always felt uncomfortable, but we must confront sexism in whatever form it takes I determined myself clapping wildly at the weekend at the actor Jameela Jamil’s interview with Krishnan Guru-Murthy. The whole thing is worth watching, but the portion that has run viral is when she calls the Kardashians …

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Diet advice and tiny seats: how to avoid 10 forms of fatphobia

Reactions to the image of model Tess Holliday on the covering of Cosmopolitan this month indicate fat discrimination is as nasty as ever. Want to avoid it? Heres a simple guide As a 115 kg( 18 st) girl who refuses to diet, unapologetically wears short shorts and eats tiramisu, I have experienced and witnessed a …

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What a waist: why the corset has made a regrettable return

On the red carpet, on Instagram, even in Mothercare corsets are everywhere. What is behind the disturbing tendency for waist train? What could be more enjoyable after giving birth than slipping into some high heels and squeezing your postpartum body into a corset? Last week, Mothercare was accused of pandering to the pressure on new …

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