(Image credit to Chris Williamson from the Cambridge Union) In celebration of International Women's Day 2017, I was really excited to be invited to take part in Cambridge Union's debate 'This House Believes Feminism Must Be A Rising Tide To Lift All Ships'. I spoke for the opposition, which might at first seem like a [...]
Below you can listen to a debate Peninah Thomson (CEO of the Mentoring Foundation) and I took part in for Radio 4's 'Woman's Hour', on whether feminism has focused too much on women at the top and not enough on those really struggling.
This blog mentions eating disorders and sexual assault in passing so take care of yourself if you find those things difficult to read about! A quick glance at twitter will inform you that today is the International Day of the Girl, with many charities and individuals alike seizing the opportunity to talk about fundamentally important [...]
If your politics are anything remotely close to mine, you’ve very probably also spent today in a cyclical state of delirium, heartbreak, confusion and fiery rage, wondering where on earth all these bloody Tories crawled from. If your extended social circle is anything remotely close to mine, you probably don’t even know where to start; [...]
As we head towards 2015, the internet groaning under the weight of a million boring white boys' end-of-year indie tracks lists, there are plenty of names on everyone's lips and open Google Chrome tabs. Taylor Swift, maybe; Nigel Farage, unfortunately; Russell Brand, probably. Emma Watson likely keeps cropping up, too. Jeremy Clarkson is only ever [...]