Tag Archives: sexism

Finally, Girl Power being used for the right reason

  In the early 1990s, prominent feminists argued there was a media-driven backlash against the [...read more]

Sleazy pick up lines now available in a size 000

“Hide your daughters.” “I’m only here for the ladies.” “Stud Muffin.” You might expect to [...read more]

“That skirt is sending out the wrong message” and 5 other things we should never say to girls ( Part 1).

I often find myself frustrated by much of the dialogue that surrounds teen girls as [...read more]

Girls’ Attitudes to harassment

Back in 2008 I shared the excellent GirlGuiding UK report on Teenage Mental Health: Guiding [...read more]

Time to Talk

Recently I took my 10-year-old daughter, Teyah, on a trip to a shopping centre. Mother’s [...read more]

The standard you walk past is the standard you set

You may recall me sharing my outrage with you over sports commentator Caroline Wilson’s treatment [...read more]

Sport – the real winners and losers

Back in 2006 we had the Senate Enquiry into female participation in sport. The enquiry concluded, amongst [...read more]

Claim back the music!

What is the soundtrack to your life? What music surrounded you in your most formative [...read more]