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You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers
Music

You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers

It’s so rare to see a female music producer that when Jameela Jamil got a credit on James Blake’s record, many presumed it was because he was sleeping with her. How can one of the most male-dominated professions be rebalanced?

Five of the worst sexist costumes on sale this Halloween
Culture

Five of the worst sexist costumes on sale this Halloween

It’s time to get your Halloween 2021 costume. And the horrendously sexist options are out in full force. Hotpants Ghostbuster or Mrs Kreuger?

Gloria Steinem and the ‘long, long, long’ feminist revolution
Politics

Gloria Steinem and the ‘long, long, long’ feminist revolution

On 10 July 1971, Gloria Steinem made one of the most significant speeches in recent history. Her Address to the Women of America signalled the ascent of feminism – but 50 years later she tells Laura Kelly why the fight for equality is far from over.

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