Women in the Media

Glamour's Tips On 'How To Make A Man Fall For You' Make Our Blood Boil

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Forget respecting yourself and letting your true personality shine through, the key to making a man fall in love with you is sex and food, according t...

When We Attack Serena Williams' Body, It's Really About Her Blackness

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A New York Times article about body image in competitive tennis became the catalyst for a debate this week about the harmful ways in which the media...

Sport England's Jennie Price Is Living Proof #ThisGirlCan

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The UK is being taken over by sweaty women - you only have to search the hashtag #ThisGirlCan for proof. Since Sport England launched the groundbre...

Petra Kvitova Says Periods Are 'Tough' For Female Players At Wimbledon

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Let's face it, most women find periods annoying. But for female tennis players like Petra Kvitova, getting a period at the wrong time can have a serio...

Head Of #HeForShe: '100,000 Men Signed Up In Three Days'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

HeForShe, the global solidarity movement calling upon men and boys to help women achieve gender equality, took the world by storm when it launched a m...

Dear Chris Pratt, Objectifying Men Won't Lead To Gender Equality, It Will Just Increase Body Image Pressure

Rachel Moss | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

Swooning over Christian Grey, Poldark and even Chris Pratt may seem harmless on the surface, but it has the potential to increase body image pressure on men, so why on earth would we want to make objectification the norm?

Alicia Douvall Says We Need To 'Protect Vulnerable Girls' From Cosmetic Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Reality TV star Alicia Douvall has spent more than £1 million on cosmetic procedures and is now calling on surgeons to do more to "protect vulnerable...

This Yoghurt Advert Starring Lesbians Has Got Everyone Talking

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A yoghurt advert has caused a stir online, due to the fact that it stars - shock horror - a lesbian couple. The ad, by American yogurt company Cho...

All Hail Marina Diamandis' Feminist Outburst On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Marina Diamandis, aka Marina And The Diamonds, might just be our new favourite feminist pop star. Diamandis features on the latest cover of Nylon m...

If Men Were Treated Like Women In The Entertainment Industry

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If there's one thing that's been made clear from casting call Tumblr Some Lady Parts and the red carpet #AskHerMore campaign, it's that men and women ...

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...