Women in Media

This Nasty Women Exhibition Is All Your Feminist Dreams Come True

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An exhibition showcasing the wealth of talented female artists is coming to London. Nasty Women UK is part of a global art movement set up in reaction...

Victoria Derbyshire On How Her Breast Cancer Video Diary Gave Her 'A Sense Of Purpose'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

BBC journalist Victoria Derbyshire has spent more than two decades generating headlines, but in 2015 she found herself at the centre of the news. At t...

Scarcity Of Women In Newspaper Journalism Laid Bare In Startling New Report

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Politics

The “woeful” lack of women in senior roles or writing front page stories at UK newspapers has been laid bare in a startling new report. Between Ju...

Looking At Photos Of Slim Women For Just 15 Minutes Can Change Your Perceptions Of Body Image

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In 2017 the media is still dominated by images of slim women and this one-dimensional illustration of beauty is affecting the way we see our bodies. A...

Paris Jackson Smashes Body Hair Taboos By Sharing Photo Of Her Unshaven Legs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Paris Jackson has long fought back against societal beauty standards. Now, the 19-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson has shown women they do not hav...

Meet GRRRL: The All-Female International Band Using Music To Create Change

The Huffington Post | Max Thurlow | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Watching GRRRL’s powerful live performance on Wednesday night, you’d have no idea they’d only met six days before. The seven-piece all-female ba...

Boots Refused To Print Photos From A Free The Nipple March

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Boots has been forced to apologise after staff in one of its branches refused to print photos from a Free The Nipple march. The store in Tunbridge Wel...

Entrepreneur Michelle Mone Tells Women In Businesses To 'Make No Excuses' And Push To The Top

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Michelle Mone has never been one to mince her words. The entrepreneur and Tory peer used her maiden speech in the House Of Lords to urge ministers to ...

JK Rowling Defends New Author After Mansplainer Says She Didn't Technically Write A Book

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

JK Rowling and Roxane Gay have tweeted messages of support for a fellow author after a man tweeted her to say she hadn’t written a book, she’d wri...

Presenter Grace Victory On Why Self-Care Is 'Imperative For Happiness'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

By the time she’d reached her late teens, Grace Victory had lived a life that many of us couldn’t even begin to imagine. Growing up on a council ...

Woman’s Play About Her Recent Abortion Tackles The Silence Around Unwanted Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Less than a year ago, Therese Ramstedt had an abortion. She was 25, in a happy relationship, and she discovered she was pregnant and the contraception...

Serena Williams Says She Has To Be 'Twice As Good' As Maria Sharapova Because She's Black

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Serena Williams has suggested she has to work twice as hard as white tennis stars to gain public admiration, due to the colour of her skin. In an inte...

Two Artists Are Photographing 1001 Women's Bottoms To Encourage You To Love Your Body

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

While the likes of the Kardashians and co have put bottoms on the map - fuelling an Instagram obsession with booty gains and poses to deliberately sho...

Serena Williams Slammed For Saying Giving Birth Will Make Her A 'Real Woman'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Serena Williams has come under fire for suggesting giving birth to her first born will allow her to become a “real woman”. In a recent interview ...

Chloë Grace Moretz Reveals She Was Body-Shamed By Older Male Actor At 15 Years Old

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Actor Chloë Grace Moretz has opened up about being body-shamed by a male co-star when she was just 15 years old. Moretz said she was starring alongsi...

'Loose Women' Star Saira Khan Gives Us A Lesson In Loving Our 'Wobbly Bits'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

‘Loose Women’ star Saira Khan has shared an empowering video showing off her “wobbly bits” to inspire a culture of body confidence among women...

Tess Holliday Has No Time For Robbie Tripp's Instagram Ode To His 'Curvy Wife'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve been living under a rock, you probably missed Robbie Tripp’s viral Instagram tribute to his ‘curvy wife’. The author and activist to...

Stacey Solomon Posts Hilarious Body-Positive Bikini Video Praising Her 'Imperfections'

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You can always count on Stacey Solomon to bring a breath of fresh air to any situation. Lately the 27-year-old has become a role model for body positi...

'Countryfile' Host Anita Rani Calls For BBC To Address Race Pay Gap As Equally As Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Countryfile’ presenter Anita Rani has called for the BBC to act on its race pay gap, as well as its gender pay gap. A recent report on the salar...

Sofia Vergara, 45, On Ageing, Fitness And Her Mission To Empower Women

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

‘Modern Family’ actor Sofia Vergara will appear naked on the September issue of Women’s Health magazine to chat about her approach to ageing, fi...

Woman's Identical Bikini Photos Show Why We Need To Stop Focusing On Our 'Faults'

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone who’s ever tried to get a group selfie with their girlfriends knows just how hard it is to get a photo where everyone is happy. Why? Because ...

Model Leomie Anderson On Using Her Platform To Shout Out About Women's Issues

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

British model Leomie Anderson is most definitely a force of nature. When the 24-year-old isn’t walking the Victoria Secret’s catwalk or starring i...

'Love Island's Olivia Slams Sexist Female Trolls Who Are 'Riled By Her Blonde Hair And Fake Boobs'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Love Island’ contestant Olivia Attwood has hit back at sexist trolls, claiming she has been attacked for having “blonde hair and fake tits”. ...

Leah Itsines Gives Zero F**ks She Doesn't Look Like Kayla (Because Women Aren't Clones)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Kayla Itsines is known for her tough workout vids and shredded abs, so being related to her can spark some annoying questions. On Instagram, Kayla’s...

'Fleabag' Co-Creator Vicky Jones Wants You To Start Talking About Female Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Vicky Jones’s new play ‘Touch’ opens with a hilariously cringeworthy strip tease, but what else would you expect from the woman who co-created ...