Category Archives: Equality


This board, for quite a large MAT, doesn't seem the most representative: — Warwick Mansell (@warwickmansell) December 11, 2017 If you take a look at the Board of Directors of this multi academy trust, you will notice something very odd. … Continue reading

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A Tradition of Inequality

“Marriage is a great institution, but I’m not ready for an institution.” Mae West I’m as much of a sucker for traditions as the next person. I particularly love the festivals that celebrate the passing of the year. This afternoon … Continue reading

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He for She

“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.” Mexican Proverb As I’ve discovered this week, writing about gender brings out strong reactions in other people. This is fine, because I don’t use my blog as a way … Continue reading

Posted in Confidence, Equality, Feminism, Road School | 5 Comments

Like a Lady

“When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.” Bette Davis Women and men are not the same. No matter how we might wish them to be so, or how often we … Continue reading

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Man Up

“But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” George Orwell, 1984 Language is an incredibly powerful tool. It can make us laugh, or cry, or rage with fury against injustice, but it can also pervade our lives, without … Continue reading

Posted in Confidence, Equality, Feminism | 17 Comments