Trigger warning – this article contains content describing sexual assault. There have been a few instances in my life where I should have said no. I’m interested to know if by reading the statement above you assumed I said yes? Because then I think we’ve got to the crux of the problem. At the moment … Continue reading
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Why do we need fourth wave feminism?
This is a blog I wrote for Fourth Wave Feminists – you can find out more about them here: http://www.fourthwave.co.uk/ Residing in modern London you would be forgiven for thinking that we’re now living in an equal, sexism / misogyny free society. Nearly 100 years behind us are votes for women, birth control rights and just … Continue reading
Tribal Wives Interview for Radio Gorgeous
I did an interview with Radio Gorgeous about my time with the Yoruk for my BBC documentary Tribal Wives. Radio Gorgeous is a daily podcast irreverent & honest interviews, life stories, conversations & debate. Before my interview, this episode talks about the recent controversy with Page 3. Tribal Wives part from: 11:00 Click on his … Continue reading
100 Years is Too Long for Pay Equality
Last week whilst a vote was taking place inside the Parliament for pay equality, Gemma Arterton and the cast of the West End musical Made in Dagenham stood outside with banners held high in support of this bill. No this wasn’t method acting, this was real. They stood alongside the women they portray on stage … Continue reading
We need to sweat the small stuff if we want to end rape culture for good
With ex-judge Mary Jane Mowat’s recent comments ringing in my ears I think it’s time to talk about rape culture and why stopping “women getting so drunk” isn’t the answer. Rape culture, it’s an uncomfortable phrase isn’t it? It implies that everyone is to blame. It implies that our culture is in some way broken. … Continue reading
I was born rich The top of the globe with a small straight nose Gazing into the looking glass Girls that can’t ever be better than pretty Capitalism steams on Like a freight train Chugging, mugging Snap click Work, twerk Funny, beauty Clever, sexy Kind … of a provocateur A reliable product doesn’t change Grow-up, out, round Silhouetting a … Continue reading
The Womanhood Project – The Beginning!
The Woman Project began filming last weekend and I’m really excited to tell you about it The Idea: In the modern world the definition of what it means to be a women is constantly changing. We are a gender that only a century ago wasn’t allowed to vote and had to fight to be seen … Continue reading