12 thought-provoking articles from 2016

I read a lot, be it articles, books or blog posts; it’s why I started my This week I’ve been reading posts. I love discovering new writers, re-visiting old favourites and I’m grateful to authors, bloggers, columnists, journalists and writers for putting pen to paper, so to speak, and sharing their work with the world.

To mark the new year I’m sharing 12 thought-provoking articles from 2016. These articles have all resonated with me in some way and I find myself returning to them frequently. They’ve helped me understand the world a little better. They’ve challenged my views on certain issues. They’ve helped me come to terms with things in my own life. They’ve reminded me of the importance of words and the power of telling our stories.

12 thought-provoking articles from 2016
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This week I’ve been reading #100

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #100
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My President Was Black

Home + Worth in America

My writing day: Maggie O’Farrell

I Used To Be Proudly Anti-Feminist—Here’s What Changed My Mind

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This week I’ve been reading #99

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #99
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For Deaf Tennis Player, Sound Is No Barrier

THE FEMINIST LEGACY OF “THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB”

Yes, PMS IS Real — and So Is Our Tendency to Ignore Women’s Pain

This African model recreated campaigns with white models to show the beauty of diversity

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This week I’ve been reading #98

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #98
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Sofie Hagen – 9 Things I Really Want To Say

Guante – Ten Responses to the Phrase “Man Up”

ROUTINE ISN’T BORING… IT’S KEY TO LIVING BETTER

Dr Ciara Kelly on anti-depressants: Sometimes we must shout ‘the drugs do work’

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This week I’ve been reading #97

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #97
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WORDS FOR 24

Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” Sung in Yiddish: A Tribute

SAM: HOW JOURNALISTS SHOULD COVER THE HATEFUL

The Ugly Truth About The Way We Deal With Celebrities & Mental Illness

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This week I’ve been reading #96

It’s time for a belated round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention last week.

This Week I've Been Reading #95
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Don’t Cry For Ivanka — Fear Her

THE IMPORTANCE OF NOT GIVING A FUCK

Dear Trump Supporter who says they love me

These wine bottles have short stories on the labels so you can read while you drink

“Irish readers are like no others in the world”: How these homegrown publishers are making waves

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This week I’ve been reading #95

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #95
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How to Be an Ally

4 Women On The Highs And Lows Of Going Sober For A Year

When Someone Follows You Around the World to Copy Your Photos…

The real ‘shy Trump’ vote – how 53% of white women pushed him to victory

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This week I’ve been reading #94

It’s time for a round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #94
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Yes, I’m disabled. But I still love sex.

Are Celebrities Effective Voices for Feminism?

We asked men why they liked to be the Little Spoon

Romeo + Juliet at 20: Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation refuses to age

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This week I’ve been reading #93

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #93
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White privilege is real and it exists in Ireland

When Love Isn’t as Simple as Standing by Your Man

FEMME | A spoken word film about my bisexuality | Menlanie Murphy

COMMENT: Our government is failing us when it comes to mental health

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This week I’ve been reading #92

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #92
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On Being the Media’s Token Muslim Girl

Learning to ‘Self-Check’ #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

DEBUNKING THE PROBLEMATIC MYTH THAT MENTAL ILLNESS ALWAYS GOES HAND IN HAND WITH CREATIVITY

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s No7 Ad – No7 Match Made Ad with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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