Tag: feminism

August 27, 2013 | fashion

Miley Cyrus and THAT VMA Performance

The VMAs have long been a talking point for their performances. Remember Britney Spears doing Slave 4 U with the snake and that awesome dance routine? Yeah, talk of the 2001 VMAs and a moment that defined her and her place in pop culture. Well, the VMAs turned up a moment this weekend that was...

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August 4, 2013 | life

A Few Thoughts on Twitter Silence

So I’ve been away for a couple of weeks, in a place where wifi was in short supply. An enforced period of online abstinence was both necessary and fulfilling. I returned to home to East London this week to hear all sorts of stories of women being trolled hard on Twitter with rape threats. Barely...

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March 8, 2013 | life

Happy International Womens Day

All my layyyydeeeeezzzzz! Today we celebrate how far we’ve come and reflect on how much further there is to go. I’m surrounded by incredible women and have been lucky enough to meet women along my journey who have given me their time, energy and insight, which has in small or life changing way, contributed to...

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November 12, 2012 | life

Men, Women and Equal Discrimination

I’m sure there isn’t a woman reading this who hasn’t been harassed in the street by men. From lewd comments, to inappropriate touching or full on groping, I am yet to meet a woman can’t recount a tale of feeling scared/petrified/unsafe/stressed/belittled/ashamed and plenty of other adjectives by those situations. I was sexually harassed last week...

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October 3, 2012 | life

No More Page 3

It probably comes as no great surprise that I’m anti-Page 3. I’m a fan of boobs – my own, in particular, are pretty fantastic, but I do object rather heartily to chesticles being published in a national daily newspaper. There’s a time and a place for the funbags, is what I’m trying to say. As...

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July 21, 2010 | life

Fight the Power

Every now and then I write something on this here blog and the reaction sometimes astounds me. That’s just what happened last week when I wrote a post about being ladylike. While I knew there would obviously be people who would disagree with me, I didn’t expect people to find the mere concept of respecting...

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June 24, 2010 | life

Am I a Woman Hater?

A couple of days ago, I did a post about domestic violence, exploring the idea that a man should never hit a woman. I wanted to take a look at it from a different angle, generate discussion and shed more light on the fact that it is not only women who are victims of domestic...

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