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Gender Equal Pay? Eventually

Posted on February 21st, 2019 by

Gender pay gap reporting is still a new idea in UK and not everyone is complying. But the information we have is pretty interesting as you can see here. Plus, the sports pay gap, and how employers advertise their jobs. This post also includes an update on my personal development courses for women and, weirdly maybe, a picture of my kitchen… Kitchen table talk

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Changing ‘The Money Shot’ in Favour of Women, Lucy-Anne Holmes

Posted on January 16th, 2019 by

Lucy Anne Holmes is well known for her successful campaign to put a stop to the notorious page 3. Now she is on another mission to free women. How? Well, check out her latest book, Don’t Hold My Head Down. She is an inspiration and you may just learn something. I did!

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Women in the Armed Forces (?) and Why Men Need Tampons

Posted on December 13th, 2018 by

Check out this gloriously ironic picture tweeted by Stella Creasy. And find out what are next book club choice is and share your thoughts. Plus, an early bird booking offer for Speak Up next year! Come and join us in Bristol.

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Women’s Voices – We’re Mad But Not Insane!

Posted on November 20th, 2018 by

Women’s voices are not heard. And if we speak up so much that we cannot be ignored we are often subject to abuse, often by doubting our sanity. Because women that question the patriarchy, the established order, must be mad, mustn’t they? Just ask Carole Cadwalladr.

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Whose Love Child Are You?

Posted on October 30th, 2018 by

Have you ever played the Who’s Love Child Are You game? Read on to find out a bit more. Which two women would you merge to find your very best version of you? Or you can choose a man if you want. Mine came out as two women, obviously, but than I am aiming very, very high! It’s a bit of a laugh but it does have a serious side, too.

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A *Paean of Praise to Caitlin Moran – How to Be Famous

Posted on October 22nd, 2018 by

Has Caitlin Moran written a book that will go down as a great piece of feminist literature? Who knows? I think so. I think it’s a witty, laugh out loud, tear inducing novel of our time and that it should be compulsory reading in all schools. It is an explanation and a rebuttal for #MeToo. It is simply glorious. How to Be Famous, read it.

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