Archive of: women

Dear Apple, I am not a freak.

It is 2013. Women can be interested in fast cars and gadgets; men can be interested in celeb gossip and home decor. So why are general interest magazines categorized by gender?

Women, speaking and online abuse

I am saddened but not surprised to read posts by my friends Sarah and Relly describing horrible abuse they have received online.

Yes, everyone online gets trolled. However there is often a difference when it comes to trolling directed at women.

Women and the backchannel responses

I wouldn’t normally write a blog post in response to my own post, however I’ve had such a lot of comments that I really wanted to properly respond.

Firstly, I did not expect this to touch the nerve it so obviously has with so many people. I wanted to offer [...]

Women and the backchannel

Yesterday Drew and I were fortunate enough to be invited down to take part in the 12 hour marathon that was the live recording of the 200th Boagworld podcast. It was a brilliant day, great people, a lovely friendly atmosphere down at The Barn, and lots of interesting people [...]