Women in the Media

Sexist Beer Adverts Need To Stop, Says Fosters Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Let's face it, when a woman appears in a beer advert she tends to be smiling seductively at a man. She is very rarely seen drinking any beer herself. ...

Director Tells Actress He Wants To 'Lick Her From Behind'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Unfortunately, we're all too used to seeing women sexualised and valued for their appearance rather than their talent in the TV and film industry. ...

Khloé Kardashian On Body Image: 'I Have Never Felt Fat'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Even by celebrity standards, Khloé Kardashian's body is discussed a lot. But in the latest edition of Cosmopolitan Body, the star says she doesn't...

Protein World Adverts To Be Removed From London Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After three weeks of angering feminists and body image campaigners, Protein World's controversial "beach body" advert will no longer be plastered over...

Celebrity Nutritionist Madeleine Shaw: 'It's Cool To Look Strong'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Around the UK, people are swapping evenings in the pub for yoga sessions at their local gym. They are turning their backs on fizzy drinks and instead,...

Woman Photoshops Herself With The 'Perfect Body'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In a world where Photoshop is the norm, it's easy to forget that the "perfect body" often promoted in the media is impossible for most people to achie...

What's It Really Like To Be A Woman In The British Armed Forces?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

At first glance, it seems 2015 may be the year the British Armed Forces is truly embracing diversity and promoting gender equality. Last month, Sta...

The Most Powerful Woman In Football Is From Sierra Leone

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

As a woman in Britain, being an influential figure in football à la Karren Brady is no mean feat. But as a woman in a war-torn country like Sierra Le...

Mobile Phone Advert Banned For 'Objectifying Women'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In an advert, a woman in her underwear does the ironing. If it was an advert for underwear, we'd raise our eyebrows at the "ideal housewife" gende...

Fox News Contributor Slates Patricia Arquette's Wage Equality Oscars Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

On Sunday, Boyhood star Patricia Arquette delivered a kickass, feminist acceptance speech at the Oscars. "To every woman who gave birth, to every t...

'Sexist' Daily Mail Attack On Pregnant Labour MP Has Minister Fuming

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Politics

A Lib Dem minister has condemned The Daily Mail's "staggeringly sexist" attack on pregnant Labour frontbencher Rachel Reeves, which has dismissing her...

This Tory MP Says Pregnant Women Are Not Eligible For Cabinet

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has slapped down a Tory backbencher who suggested that a pregnant Labour frontbencher may struggle to "handle" becoming a cabinet minist...

BBC Change Their Mind Around No-Women Army Show Policy After Public Outrage

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this month, Sophie Radcliffe was rejected from new BBC programme World’s Toughest Army because she is a woman. But thanks to outrage from...

This Idiot Wants To Make Yoga Pants Illegal

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most women into fitness will own at least one pair of yoga pants. But in America, the wardrobe staple could soon be made illegal. And no, this isn'...

There's A Worrying Lack Of Women Shortlisted For The Press Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The shortlists for the The Press Awards for 2014 have been announced, but there seems to be one group missing. Women. The awards are designed to...

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Woman Plans Record-Breaking North Pole Trek: 'I'm Not Tall And I Don't Have A Beard'

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With Sport England's This Girl Can campaign winning the hearts of women (and men) around the country, 2015 looks set to be the year women are finally ...

#QuestionsForMen Proves Sexism Is Rife As Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's no denying that men and women are still treated differently in 2015 - the Everyday Sexism project continues to prove it if nothing else. An...

Kickass Adventurer Reportedly Rejected From BBC Show For Being A Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In the last five years, Sophie Radcliffe has cycled from London to Paris in 24 hours, completed the Three Peak Cycle Challenge and participated in Iro...

Male TV Presenter Asks Female Tennis Star To Twirl, Twitter Brands Him A Sexist Bozo

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard cruised into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, but that wasn't important to one TV presente...

How Do Periods Affect Women In Sport?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Let's face it, periods are annoying. But for some of the world's most talented sports people, getting a period is more than a little bit irritating...

Woman Collects Sexist Clippings From Old Magazines

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you think magazines today are full of gender stereotypes and sexist ideals, you should see the kind of things your parents were reading as teenager...

NSFW: Amazing Women Pose Naked For A Website, And It's Not What You Think

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Open your average women's magazine and the majority of pictures will be of women who are white, size 6-10 and under 40 years old. So Australian ac...

Will 2015 Be The Year Older Women Are Accepted In Film And TV?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Turn on your TV most nights and you'd be forgiven for assuming women retire from acting at the age of 40. But according to actress Jenny Agutter, o...

Is This The Most Sexist Job Advert Ever Seen?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An Australian magazine, owned by Rupert Murdoch, has apologised after its obscenely sexist advert for interns sparked outrage on Twitter and Instagram...

Barbie Needs Ken To Help Her Use A Computer, According To This Sexist Kid's Book

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In recent years, Barbie has been accused of promoting an unrealistic body-type and negatively influencing young girls. So when we heard about new b...