Feminism

I became a feminist at the age of 40 after living a lot of my life thinking that feminism was for White middle-class women. Playing catch up is still my game and I am an advocate for ‘breaking the silence’. 

A bereavement amid politics reminds me of what is important
Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, is in labour but the one question on my mind
Feeling disconnected from International Women’s Day
The ‘notorious RBG’ of the US Supreme Court
Harassment excuse about Tory MP’s behaviour defies belief
The Catholic Church and the Indian nuns of the #metoo movement
Do carers get a festive break?
Murder in ‘paradise’
Putting context around sexism doesn’t make it better
After the mid-term wins in America, feminism is certainly not dead
The pornification of toothpaste
It is alright to cry on your child’s first day of school
Time for the PM to trash that ‘This is what a feminist looks like’ T-shirt given the Jo Swinson fiasco
My daughter was old enough to vote for the first time
Introducing my niece on World Down Syndrome Day
Motherhood in Precarious Times
What does it mean to be a woman?
‘Orphan’ – part of feminist mothering poetry collection
It only takes one woman and on ‘Today’ it was Jo Swinson
We have the vote so why do we worry about silly things like school cake days?