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‘I’m tired of countless sexist comments’

The other day I was having an internal dispute that I often have: how to be a palatable feminist. In other words, how do I engage actively with feminism, always questioning people’s internalised misogyny whilst not being portrayed as an irritating ‘man-hater’?  I used to be one of those girls that didn’t want to cause much…

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Coca-Cola exploring cannabis drinks   Drinks giant Coca-Cola has been in talks with a Canadian producer of marijuana to infuse the ingredient in their beverages. Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive constituent of cannabis, can help ease inflammation, pain and cramping. It would be the first entry of a major manufacturer of non-alcoholic drinks to enter the market….

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Rapper Loyle Carner kicks sexist fan out of LCR

An audience member received a lifetime ban from the LCR after being kicked out of a Loyle Carner gig for making sexist comments. The UK rapper kicked an audience member out of his LCR show last night. This came after they made sexist comments towards the female support act. The individual has been banned from…

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Review: Our Girl

Airs on BBC1, Sunday, 9pm  Putting any show up against Downton Abbey isn’t a smart move. On Saturday night, BBC One fought it with its new drama Our Girl. The audience were not kind to it – Downton had 5 million more viewers. But for those of us tired of seeing rich people complain about…

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