Women in Media

BBC Presenter Jane Garvey Shines A Light On Radio 2's Lack Of Diversity

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

BBC presenter Jane Garvey has called out Radio 2 for a lack of diversity among its presenting team. Jane - who presents ‘Woman’s Hour’ on BBC Ra...

Special K Tries And Fails To Create A Feminist Ad By Revealing Women *Actually* Eat

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Forget campaigning for your reproductive rights or making a stand against the gender pay gap because according to Special K, there’s a new way to sh...

Plus-Size Model Iskra Lawrence Shares Old ‘Retouched’ Photos To Teach Vital Body Image Lesson

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For your daily dose of body confidence, look no further than Iskra Lawrence. The 26-year-old plus-size model has shot to Instagram fame by posting un...

Anthea Turner's Comments About Having Sex In Your 50s Are Utterly Fabulous

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

We don’t hear much of Anthea Turner these days, but when she does pop up, she normally has something fabulous to say, and her latest comments are no...

Ronda Rousey On Why She'd Rather Have Scarred Hands Than Perfect Nails

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ronda Rousey has long championed the idea that women are worth more than their appearance and now, she’s told the world she’s proud of her scars. ...

James Nesbitt Takes A Stand Against Acting Industry Sexism In Impassioned TV Baftas Speech

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

James Nesbitt used an appearance at Sunday (14 May) night’s TV Bafta Awards to take a stand against inequality in the acting industry. Presenting t...

Sky Sports' Hayley McQueen Says Female Presenters 'Have To Work Twice As Hard' As She Addresses Sexism

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Sky Sports’ Hayley McQueen has spoken out about the sexist criticism she faces, stating she feels female presenters have to work harder to avoid nas...

9 Female Work Collectives Helping Women Get Ahead In 2017

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

From glass ceilings and the gender pay gap to maternity discrimination and sexual harassment, the odds are stacked against women in the working world....

This Is What Female Football Fans Really Look Like

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Search “female football fan” in Google and you’ll be met by a plethora of images depicting white, young, attractive spectators, usually sporting...

9 Women Who Give Zero F***s What You Think About Their Armpit Hair

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

To shave or not to shave: that’s the tired old body image debate still waging war in certain corners of the internet. Women’s bodies are yet again...

10 Times Serena Williams Was A Total Badass

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Serena Williams is fast becoming one of our favourite people on Earth. The 35-year-old is not just a kick-ass tennis player with a string of word titl...

Good Morning Britain's Charlotte Hawkins Gets Real On Why Women On TV Need To Work Even Harder

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Good Morning Britain’ presenter Charlotte Hawkins has admitted she feels women have to work harder in order to be taken seriously in her field. C...

Eva Longoria Forced To Deny She's Pregnant (Because The Media Never Learns, Apparently)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Once again, certain elements of the media deemed it acceptable to speculate on whether or not a woman was pregnant based on her figure. This time, it ...

England Defender Alex Scott Has An Empowering Message For Women Who Doubt Themselves

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Alex Scott isn’t one to let gender stereotypes stop her from pursuing her dreams. The England defender and Arsenal captain is one of the most decora...

Estate Agent To Remove 'Sexist' Advert Following Backlash

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An estate agent has vowed to remove a “sexist” advert after it received widespread backlash online. The ad, for Marsh & Parsons estate agent, feat...

Spa Service Slammed For 'Sexist' Tube Ad (But Its CEO Doesn't See The Problem)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A mobile spa service has sparked outrage for a “sexist” advert it’s placed on the London underground. USPAAH’s tube ad advises men to keep th...

Mary Portas On Why We Need To Forget 'Leaning In'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If anyone knows how to get ahead in business, it’s ‘Queen of Shops’ Mary Portas. From humble beginnings in retail, the business woman-turned au...

Forget 'Miserable, Oppressed' Stereotypes, This Is What It's Really Like Being A Muslim Woman Today

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Young Muslim women do sport, take selfies and hang out with their friends just like other women their age, but images in the media rarely reflect this...

Clinton Cards Removes 'Disgusting' Birthday Card From Stores After Complaint

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Clinton Cards has decided to remove a birthday card from all stores after a customer took to Twitter to complain about it. Lucy Dunn, Deputy Editor of...

9 Times Emma Watson Lived And Breathed Feminism

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Emma Watson sparked fierce debate around feminism after starring in a photo shoot for Vanity Fair with the underside of her breasts exposed. The UN Wo...

Simon Cowell Has Some Seriously Prehistoric Rules For The Women On His Talent Show Panels

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

Amanda Holden has exposed the outdated rules Simon Cowell sets for female judges on his talent shows. The ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ panellist has ...

Social Media Star Reveals The Hard Truth Behind Her 'Perfect' Instagram Posts

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An Instagram It girl with 24,000 followers has revealed the truth behind the “perfect” photos that she regularly posts on her feed. Katherine Orme...

Woman's Side-By-Side Photos In Spanx Underwear Hold A Valuable Lesson In Self-Love

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman in recovery from an eating disorder has shared an important lesson in self-love and body confidence, by posting a photograph of herself with a...

Serena Williams On Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Photoshoot: 'It's OK To Be Strong And Sexy'

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Serena Williams has used her Sports Illustrated photo shoot to make a powerful statement about body image for women. With a smouldering glance over he...

Playboy Magazine To Feature Naked Women (Again)

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Playboy Magazine has announced it will once again feature naked women. The move follows a surprising and controversial announcement in 2015, that pled...