Whether you're trying to tackle climate change, or racism, or gender equality (or transgender equality!), let me take this opportunity to remind you: it's not all on you. I have to keep telling myself that - it's not all on me. It's not all on you. But, it is on all of us. As a… Continue reading It’s Not All On You
The mistake I made when I first tried to "lean in", was that I thought I had to do it by myself. I thought the onus was on me to pave the way for the women around me, to push for progress by being the best I could be. I didn't realise that attitude alone… Continue reading You Can’t Go It Alone
As we return to some form of "normal", I feel exhausted and disappointed. If any positives were to come from the chaos of the last 6 months, surely it is that we have the choice to build a "new normal"? That we don't have to go back to commuting 5 days a week, losing hours… Continue reading Is That It?
I thought that being a feminist meant I was doing "the right thing" for women - helping to promote gender equality, supporting women at work as well as in the home. I had heard about intersectionality, but I naively assumed that remembering to include profiles of black women, or inviting my black friends to speak… Continue reading Feminism Let Me Down
I am brown. I used to call myself "mixed race" but now that I know that race is a construct, it feels like that term is no longer accurate. I am half-Indian, half-Irish, born in Malaysia, raised in Ireland, living in England for nearly 10 years. My mother was white and Irish, my father was… Continue reading I Am Brown.