I was sat on the tube a few weeks back and a lady sat opposite me. She must have been late fifties – early sixties and she looked so confident and together. I promised myself that one day, I’d be just like her…Read More Hello! My name is…
Despite having an insurmountable volume of information at our fingertips, how is it that our capacity to tolerate opposing views seems to be diminishing?
How is technology limiting our views and therefore, our understanding?
Fat shaming, slut shaming, mum shaming, body shaming… Nowadays it seems if you’re not shaming or being shamed, you’re just not living. My aversion to the shaming phrase was instant, and it’s gotten more intense with its growing use – here’s why…Read More This lady’s not for shaming
So, this week, sportsmen have been in the news. You may have noticed; some appalling events have come to light which have shaken the sporting world to it’s very core and exposed the deep-seated arrogance and disregard many highly regarded sportsmen have for the rules of both their sport, and society. The good news is […]Read More Rape culture, prostitution, and the dehumanisation of women
What happens when the old champions of women’s rights start battling against women? Can using their historic influence be dangerous? Attending a debate on the #metoo movement this week has really opened my eyes…Read More The Danger of thinking that winning your battle won the war.
Not everyone is going to understand my journey or passions, and that’s OK. Fighting for equality means unpicking centuries of ingrained thoughts and opinions and that takes time.Read More The People Who Just Don’t Get It
How does the portrayal of women generally impact on how we are viewed professionally? Here are my thoughts…Read More Why Representation Matters