You rush past the mirror in the hall, ignoring its pleas to second-guess you, question your existence, challenge your choice of clothes, your make-up, your hair. You are nineteen, your freshly washed hair brushed and falling down your back, your face cleansed and without make-up, your underwear clean but old, your shorts cut down from… Continue reading When You Don’t Believe You but #IBelieveHer, a short story of protest.
When I think back, there was an actual lightening bolt moment when I realised that I was just a 'woman'. A mere girl. I am talking about my awakening, my realisation that gender was important, the moment I understood that in being a woman I was somehow compromised by vent of my very existence. I grew up in… Continue reading #MerylStreep’s strength is power to us all.
Laura Montgomery and Carol Anne Stewart are the founders of Glasgow City FC, the most dominant force in Scottish women's football. In 1998, fed up with the lack of facilities, faith and foundation on which women's football was floundering they decided to create their own club. (The environment was sexist, discriminatory and for the most… Continue reading There’s no “you cannae do that” here..