A Barbie bus but where are all the Kens?

Before a baby has even popped out of the womb, we identify it as a ‘boy’ or ‘girl’. When a baby is born, many dress a girl in pink and a boy in… Continue reading

What should feminism be demanding from the General Election?

Since the General Election campaigns began, we have heard a lot on immigration, debates about whether UKIP leader Nigel Farage and his party have any substance, and jokes regarding Ed Miliband forgetting half… Continue reading

I am afraid of the dark

‘I am afraid of the dark’ is a common sentence children say. Why are they scared? Is it the monsters under their bed? Is it the fear of the unknown? You may think… Continue reading

Mortality and immortality in the modern world

Does it scare you that life will continue once you have left it? A thought sometimes difficult to live with is the contradiction of one’s own mortality and immortality. We know we are… Continue reading

Quotes that remind us why we are the solution to terrorism

The horrific events of this week thus far have revealed just how scary our world is. It sometimes feels as though we are helpless in the face of those who hold power, make… Continue reading

‘Being Gay and Asian led me to depression’: how discrimination against South Asian gay men is a cause of mental health illnesses

In the wake of the Dewani trial, a man tells me how he felt depression and anxiety for being Asian and gay because of prevalent discrimination against homosexuals in the South Asian community. On Monday… Continue reading

Public breastfeeding is a pivotal part of the revolution of women

Why, when Kim Kardashian went viral with nude pictures, are people uncomfortable with breastfeeding? This week, Claridges sparked controversy by telling Louise Burns, 35, to breastfeed under a cloth. On this topic, UKIP… Continue reading

Yes Gemma Collins, we should ‘thank god for machines’

I’ve always been wary of technology. That is until I heard of the roti-making machine – switching off sexism with an ‘on’ button. In I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, reality… Continue reading

Let Blanc in or ban him?

‘Make Girls BEG To Sleep With You After SHORT-CIRCUITING Their Emotional And Logical Mind Into A Million Reasons Why They Should.’ I don’t know if I should be happy Julien Blanc capitalised the word ‘Girls’… Continue reading

The poppy is history in the making

Never has wearing a poppy been so controversial. The shocking aerosol attack on a 15-year-old poppy seller in Manchester has instigated fear while the apparent politicisation of the poppy by politicians who have been… Continue reading

WEDNESDAY’S WORLD NEWS UPDATES: MY VIEWS

Bringing you a rounded update of the news by collating information from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top stories. 1. The number of rapes reported to and recorded by… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded update of the news by collating information from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top stories. 1. Liberal Democrat Party conference places mental health as its… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded update of the news by collating information from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top stories. 1. Conservative Party Conference. David Cameron announced tax cuts that… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded update of the news by collating information from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top stories. 1. Labour Party annual conference. On Tuesday 23rd, Ed Miliband discussed… Continue reading

Emma Watson nudes will be pictures of the true face of patriarchy

After running from two men who watched on and made me hyper-aware of my body, Emma Watson’s speech on feminism touched me and many others, I am sure, around the world. But her… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded view of the news by collating stories from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top news stories. 1. The role of the media in… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded view of the news by collating stories from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top news stories. 1. What Independence really means for all… Continue reading

We are all human

The ongoing conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Palestine and Israel are no doubt affecting people around the world. Living in the UK and now under ‘severe’ threat of a terrorist attack, we may have… Continue reading

The fear of seeming racist is racist and preventing integration

On Wednesday 27th August, it was reported that 1,400 girls were victims of abuse. Authorities had known for 16 years but did nothing because they feared that speaking out against the perpetrators who… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded view of the news by collating stories from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top news stories. Rotherham council cover up child abuse. Authorities… Continue reading