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November 9, 2017
Kate Winslet
09
Nov

Kate Winslet: ‘Women speaking up will create change in the workplace’

Actress Kate Winslet was presented the Best British Actress at last week’s Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards.  The Titanic actress used the platform to show her appreciation for the women who have spoken out about the systematic sexual abuse in Hollywood. Winslet said that the bravery of women who have come forward will...
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09
Nov

GLAAD study finds LGBT characters on TV at a record high, but lacking diversity

New research from GLAAD has discovered a record high for TV in LGBT characters, but still a lack of diversity. The 22nd annual ‘Where We Are On TV’ report from GLAAD collects data on the diversity and representation of LGBT characters on television. It reports the number of LGBTQ characters on cable networks and streaming...
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Hillary Clinton
09
Nov

Hillary Clinton discusses ‘imposter syndrome’ in letter to her teenage self

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has written a letter to her teenage self, asking women to not give in to ‘imposter syndrome’. In an emotional letter for Teen Vogue, Clinton opened up about some of the insecurities many women face, and offered up valuable advice on how to deal with them. Describing how she felt...
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Donald Trump
09
Nov

Donald Trump: A year on, what has changed for women?

It has been one year since Donald Trump claimed election victory and became the 45th President of the United States. Donald Trump entered the 2016 Presidential race as a Republican and went on to beat his rival, Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton in a surprise victory. After eight years of service as leader of the United...
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09
Nov

Penny Mordaunt named as the new International Development Secretary

Penny Mordaunt has been appointed by Theresa May as the new International Development Secretary, replacing Priti Patel. The Conservative MP replaces Priti Patel who resigned on Wednesday after it was revealed that she had arranged unauthorised meetings with members of the Israeli government. Her new role was confirmed Thursday afternoon in a meeting between the...
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09
Nov

Topshop announces gender-neutral changing rooms

Topshop has announced it will no longer feature separate cubicles for men and women after pressure from transgender customers. The move comes after a transgender customer claims they were refused access to female cubicles. Travis Alabanza took to Twitter after being denied access to the female changing room to try a dress on in a...
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german babies featured
09
Nov

German parents will be able to register babies as third gender

  Parents in Germany will be able to register their babies as a gender that is neither male or female, according to a court ruling. Germany’s highest court has ruled that there must be an option of a third gender on birth certificates, after a woman whose chromosome test confirmed they were neither gender took...
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09
Nov

FTSE 350 companies urged to fill senior positions with more women

FTSE 350 companies are being urged to fill senior positions with more women, in order to make the UK a world leader on gender diversity. A government-backed review is urging companies to renew their commitment to diversity, filling more board and senior leadership positions with talented women. Figures published today in the Hampton-Alexander Review 2017,...
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