Please don't tell female runners to laugh off attention when they run, please don't tell them it means nothing and it's just a bit of harmless fun. Casual harassment is simply that, it's harassment, unwanted attention, and it needs to stop.
The fact that idiotic comments from the likes of John Inverdale are referred to as 'slips' is notable. It implies that he has momentarily forgotten that he is on TV and has certain standards to uphold, and is instead letting his true thoughts about female athletes bubble to the surface. As if it's normal, and expected.
Amber has been forced to defend her reputation in a way that Depp has not, and this is just the latest instance of this happening. If she had instead chose to keep the cash and invest in a new private jet - or whatever it is that mega-rich celebrities are doing these days - then it shouldn't have mattered. But the fact of the matter is, if Amber had spent the money, or even just left it to sit in her bank account, the 'gold-digger' whispers would never have gone away.
I didn't know my future held breast cancer. But what if you could change your high risk genetic inheritance? Information about inherited risk offers us the chance to change our genetic destiny, to alter our future. I've learned to feel empowered by this knowledge; it's meant I can manage my ongoing risk and give myself the best chance of living a long and healthy life.
Rape is still one of the lowest reported, and convicted crimes, and in order to change that, we need to come forward and break our silence. We need to stand together, not just as rape survivors, but as communities, and shout that we will not accept the objectification and abuse of our bodies - male or female.
As I got closer to 30 life just seemed to get better and better. I met my now husband, I decided to become a teacher, I landed an amazing teaching job at an amazing SEN school and enjoyed travelling to some really amazing destinations.
All these men suffer from the Entitlement disease which comes with the male belief that the Y chromosome gives them the right to dictate their preferences on us women. I have always dismissed such Muslim men as insignificant nobodies who cannot affect me or my choices. Sadly, the power that the mayoralty affords David Lisnard does affect my choice.
I'm tired of watching others fight these same demons. And it's not just us bigger people. Skinny people fight similar battles. Because we're ALL constantly told we can be more, be less, be different, be something else, be something better.
I believe that as women, it is our innate responsibility to pay it forward by further paving the way for our young girls so that they too can dream without limits and achieve without resistance. There are so many colorful ways that we can stand strong as women and plant seeds of confidence, fearlessness and empowerment for all
Currently, in the Western world there seems to be a massive push for equality and perfection, and it's becoming increasingly clear that a huge number of women are struggling as a result.
What we need from men most, is their support in the smallest of moments - from meetings in the boardroom to banter in the pub. When someone says something sexist or renders women invisible, please say something about it.
I'm only human. I'm not designed to starve myself to fit into anyone else's standards of beauty. And, model-wise or not, I certainly do not deserve to be told what body shape of mine someone else prefers. Let me assure you, trying to stay that thin is a LIFESTYLE, not an existence, and certainly not something I ever wish to recreate.
The 2016 Olympics have been rife with sexism - from the journalist who labelled Judo champion Majlinda Kelmendi's contest as a "cat fight" to those who shamed Helen Skelton's short dress on Twitter, saying her legs "distracted" them from the coverage... It's been pretty s**t for those who have been on the receiving end of some of the derogatory reporting that has gone on. But it's been remedied by something awesome: that is, female Olympians from different countries and teams are rooting for and supporting one another.
I always knew that I would be a scientist. As a child I loved exploring the world around me; I was fascinated by fossils and had a voracious appetite for any science books, documentaries or experiments.
Politics revolves around what is seen and what can be said about it, around who has the ability to see and the talent to speak, around the properties ...
Robots have really come on from when I was a child. When I was growing-up, the closest I got to a robot was on Dr Who. They wheeled about shouting "ex...