With the media reporting daily on accusations of sexual harassment by well known men there is a fascinating air of vulnerability amongst straight, white men that are totally unfamiliar to feeling powerless, intimidated or liable. Men - The New Victim
From the moment we give a little girl baby a t-shirt that says "I'm a Princess" and a little boy baby a t-shirt that says "I'm a Superhero" society begins influencing their self perception. Boys are encouraged to be brave and outgoing leaders whilst girls are told stories of handsome Prince's rescuing passive women from various plights. Here's what we're doing about it!
Men questioning your memory of events, trivialising your thoughts or feelings, and turning things around to blame you can be part of pattern of gaslighting and emotional abuse. Everyday sexism exposed again.
Who helped? "Well, the thing is you have got to get somebody who will work really hard, put up with your slightly easily irritated temperament, not expect to be paid. It narrows until you are left with your mother."
From 2016 Tampon Tax campaigners have been fighting the 5% luxury tax that is imposed upon all sanitary products. Since then the government has earned £30million from the taxation of sanitary products and approximately 275,400 girls have missed school because they can’t afford them.
When Gary makes a claim about football, you're more than likely to believe that he, and the programme's producers, researchers and scriptwriters have got it right. However when Lineker tweeted that Lionel Messi was "the first player to score in the world cup as a teenager, in his twenties and in his thirties" he was mistaken.
Progressive women have often turned to fashion to advance the cause. Reformists of the 1890s donned ties; unmistakable even today as a representation of male power, intelligence and privilege. Nearly a century later in the 1980s the ‘Power Suit’ with its wide shoulders and bold block colour played the same role in the workplace. Appearance … Continue reading Fashion For Feminists
I met the fabulous, intelligent and beautiful SKY equestrian racing presenter Hayley Moore who told me about life as a female sports presenter.