The Dark World of Deepfakes

Back in December, Motherboard explored reddit’s growing obsession with an open source AI technology that was being used to map celebrity faces and place them over adult videos to create their own porn. Since then, videos have emerged bearing the likeness of…

Sexual Misconduct in Hollywood – Who’s Next?

Let’s play a game. It’s called – “Who is going to break our hearts next?” Because after this weekend – well this past year really – it feels like anyone could be next. And at this point I don’t think I have…

What My Girlfriends Told Me

The women in my life have always been the ones that set me back on track. When I’m feeling lost and scatter brained, to fired up and inspired – they have been the one constant force guiding me. My port…

2017 The Year Feminism Stopped being a dirty word

In the wake of the #metoo movement and the silence breakers named as Time’s Person of the Year, Merriam-Webster have announced “feminism” as their word of 2017. That’s right, while dictionary.com have went for the more insidious “complicit” for their top pick…

Putting an end to period poverty. Period.

Last time I checked you can’t opt out of your period.  I mean it’s not like you lie there at night with a selection of fine cheeses and the good wine (the one that wasn’t in the £5 deal and…

Me Too

Originally posted for Fashion Fix Daily 16th October 2017 Over the last 24 hours my social media feeds have been awash with the same two words. Me too. Posted and shared across social media by women who have been harassed…

Spotlight: Bonnie Bling on Billy, badges and #metoo

Fashion has a way of being political.  Especially if you happen to be the brand. Mhairi Mackenzie of Bonnie Bling has never shied away from making a statement.  She’s made a name for herself with her cheeky and irreverent takes…

Vagina highlighter is a thing

It feels like women of the internet are having a collective aneurysm following the launch of the now viral vaginal highlighter.  Never before has there quite been a product that really raises more questions than it answers. The first being,…

Why the Madonna/Whore is Bullshit

Growing up, there’s always that one guy at the party. We’ve all heard him. He sits there and just proclaims how much he just fucking loves eating pussy. Well, first of all – good for you I guess? Second –…