The newly released Pirelli Calendar – that is exclusively made for select list of VIPS – has been making headlines for shifting its usual glamorous, half-naked model shots to black and white photographs of talented women in the business, art and sport world. Initially, this may sound like a good thing – Pirelli is covering … More The 2016 Pirelli Calendar: feminism or sexism?
I was just minding my own business, casually reading the paper on my morning commute, when sexism was served up to me right on platform number 2, hours before the watershed. Metro was reporting that a BBC radio presenter by the name of Nick Conrad had descended a few rungs on the evolutionary chain, and … More Comment: Evolution or Castration?
It’s simple, really. I’ve been worried about standards in journalism for a long time, since before I started practicing it myself. I believe in the idea of a free press. I believe all opinions should be heard – regardless of how much they might or might not align with my own. I believe that all … More Concerning The Games Industry: Why I didn’t join the GamerGate movement
When I was three, and Margaret Thatcher resigned, I turned to my mother with the question: “Can a man BE Prime Minister Mummy?” I was never taught that women were the lesser gender. At three, I didn’t know that my teenage years would be judged for my physicality over my mental capabilities, that my creativity … More The Real F Word
It should be said that a lot of mainstream companies in the games industry are run by progressive and decent human beings, who go out of their way to make sure all their workers are able to conduct their business in a safe and friendly environment. However, there are also a lot who don’t, where … More The Culture Of Sexism In The Games Industry