Women in Media

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

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 26.07.2017 | 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 ...

Meet Sara Geurts, The Model Redefining Beauty While Battling A Chronic Condition

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sara Geurts was just 10 years old when she was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos syndrome - a lifelong condition causing pain and sagging skin. At the time...

MP Wears Scotland Football Shirt In House Of Commons To Support Women's Euro Match

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

As Scotland Women prepare to take on England’s Lionesses for their opening UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 match, MP Hannah Bardell‏ made it clear which ...

The BBC's Gender Pay Gap Mirrors The Nationwide Chasm In Men And Women's Earnings

Sophie Walker | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Politics
Sophie Walker

We have to challenge time and time again the idea that talent looks white and male. We have to laugh at and tear up the tired old trope that the best-paid people are simply "the best person for the job." To follow that argument to its natural end would be to conclude that women, people of colour, and disabled people all lack talent and white men are born with it. It simply cannot be the case the the BBC is paying its top men four times as much as its top women because the men are just better at the job.

The Girlguiding Advocate Panel Has The Perfect Response For Jodie Whittaker's 'Doctor Who' Casting Critics

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

In the 24 hours since it was announced that Jodie Whittaker will be the next star to take the lead in ‘Doctor Who’, most fans have shared their ex...

Iranian Press Flouts Hijab Rules In Death Tributes To Trailblazing Maths Genius

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK

An Iranian professor who was the first and only woman to win the mathematics equivalent of the Nobel Prize has continued to smash taboos even after he...

'Highly Sexualised' Femfresh Shaving Advert Banned For 'Objectifying Women'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A Femfresh advert for bikini line shaving products has been banned for portraying women in an overly sexualised way. The advert showed women dancing a...

The Sunday Times Called Olympic Gold Medalist Laura Kenny ‘Jason’s Pregnant Wife’ And People Are Fuming

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Being referred to as “the missus”, whether you’re in a longterm relationship or actually married, is annoying as hell. Among friends, it ignores...

Serena Williams Hits Back At John McEnroe's '700th Against Men' Insult Like A Queen

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Serena Williams isn’t one to mince her words and her recent tweet directed at retired tennis player John McEnroe is no exception. In a recent interv...

Tearful Ashley Graham Says Body Positivity Is Not Just 'A Fad'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ashley Graham was left in tears after she directed four women who are insecure about their bodies in their first lingerie photoshoot. The model helped...

Meet The Talented Yoga Instructor Everyone Mistook For Naomi Campbell

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Meet Danielle Acoff, a talented yoga instructor from sunny LA. Last week, the 30-year-old started receiving notifications from fans about a video of ...

Tess Holliday Reminds Women That Being A Mum Or 'Fat' Does Not Stop You Being Sexy

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We can always count on Tess Holliday to deliver a kickass reality check when it come to body confidence. In a world that champions a one-size-fits-all...

Amber Rose Posts #NSFW Photo Of Pubic Hair, Encouraging Women To #BringBackTheBush

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Please note: This article includes an image containing nudity. Amber Rose has shared a photo revealing her pubic hair on social media, enc...

Candidate Votes In Wedding Dress After General Election Falls On Wedding Day

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An election candidate voted in her wedding dress after the snap election landed on the day she’d planned her nuptials for. Sorcha Eastwood and new ...

Ashley Graham Reveals She Was Sexually Harassed On Set When She Was 17 Years Old

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ashley Graham has spoken out about being sexually harassed at work when she was 17 years old, saying the incident has shaped the way she behaves as a ...

Woman's Musical Ode To Her 'Thunder Thighs' Is All Kinds Of Brilliant

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A musician and designer has created a hilarious tribute to her thighs in order to promote positive body image. Brooklyn-based rapper Miss Eaves wrote ...

8 Times Ariana Grande Was The Hero We All Needed

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

On Sunday the world watched in awe as Ariana Grande took to the stage at the One Love Manchester concert, which the singer organised in the wake of th...

Someone Thought This Fat-Shaming Film Poster Was A Good Idea

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A billboard for a new ‘Snow White’ parody movie starring Chloe Grace Moretz has been slammed for fat-shaming. The movie poster for ‘Red Shoes an...

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. ...