Month: December 2005

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Retouching expose

Everyone knows that magazines retouch their models. But that knowledge does not necessarily translate into a blase attitude to body image. So projects like thi...
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Geisha Chic?

Next month sees the film adaptation of "Memoirs of a Geisha" open in the UK. You might of noticed, seeing as the tube is plastered with posters. Not to be disu...
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Women of the Year

The Guardian today publishes its list of women of the year \x96 The top award goes to the McCartney sisters, but the honorably mentioned takes in a wide range ...
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KFC Bullying Case

Just another tragic and avoidable example, which illustrates why we need stronger anti-bullying and stronger complaints procedures in workplaces throughout this...
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Calamity Jane

The myth of Calamity Jane has been re-ignited of late by Deadwood, the US tv series based on the historical 'Wild West' town of the same name. And the closest t...
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The REAL hot 100

This is a great idea: sick of all those lists of the 'sexiest' women? Well, someone got really sick of it and has set up an alternative. "The REAL hot 100 are ...
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Gay Rights Milestone

Today gay and lesbian couples can register for civil partnerships for the first time in the UK \x96 although the ceremonies will only begin to take place in two...