News & Views

18 March 2019

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern shows the world how to react in the face of tragedy

Having served as the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand since October 26, 2017, Jacinda Ardern has proved that in her short time in office, she is already one of the ...
15 March 2019

Five bits of good news to help cheer you up in time for the weekend

Wherever we look nowadays, there seems to be bad news. Whether it's deadly massacres, jaw-dropping political moves, or something else entirely, there's a severe lack of good news brightening up ...
5 February 2019

Why Liam Neeson's shocking confession was so difficult to hear

It's always going to be painful to read when a beloved screen star gets accused of some misdeed, but it's somehow worse to hear when they themselves confess something horrible. ...
2 February 2019

Catching up on this week's entertainment news: Is Jeremy Clarkson really a homophobe?

This week has been an odd one in the world of entertainment. We've had Gemma Collins making more waves following that fall that shook the nation, but also some shocking ...
26 January 2019

Anne Hathaway is giving up booze for 18 years to be a better mother? I WILL celebrate her for that

I thought I was going to have a nice, quiet weekend. I thought it was going to be a relaxing time unwinding, laughing at Trump's allies falling one by one as America ...
16 January 2019

How do you solve a problem like Brexit?

The government is in paralysis. The country is following suit. Everywhere you go, every radio station you listen to, every news channel you flick onto, the discussion of Brexit looms. ...

16 January 2019

Here's why the lyrics to Gesaffelstein and The Weeknd's song Lost in the Fire are not OK

Five days ago, French DJ Gesaffelstein and Canadian singer The Weeknd dropped their collaborative new single Lost in the Fire. It's a pretty epic tune; a sultry bedroom anthem like ...
14 January 2019

Commit or coast - don't sit on the fence in life, says top Life Coach Carole Ann Rice

Darwin failed to spot the missing link in evolution. If he had studied teenagers, he would've discovered that they are adaptable species that have been designed to annoy and bother ...
12 January 2019

Loose Women transphobic row proves producers need to be more responsible in booking their show

Thank God for Stacey Solomon; the only person to stand by the LGBTQ+ community in an episode of Loose Women earlier this week (January 11, 2019). In a discussion surrounding the ...
7 January 2019

A truly Great Britain would be proud migrants wish to come here for a better life

With the dawning of the New Year came the stoking of the fire that Brits should be afraid of those coming to our shores looking for a safer and better ...

2 January 2019

Why dancing could be the perfect New Year's resolution

As January finally makes its appearance after weeks of Christmas celebrations, many of us sit back and adamantly create a list of optimistic New Year’s resolutions. From joining the gym ...
24 December 2018

Seven wild predictions for 2019

2018 may have been one of the craziest years we've ever lived through, but those wild events of the past 12 months show no signs of slowing down. Now, with ...
20 November 2018

For many trans people, being able to be themselves completely is a matter of life or death

Looking on the pages of national newspapers, or at online headlines from many mainstream media sources, you'd be forgiven for thinking trans people were the enemy of society. Time and ...

19 November 2018

The importance of International Men's Day

Yes, our company name is Female First. Yes, we talk about women's issues, feminism and equality a heck of a lot. Much to the surprise of those who do not ...

15 November 2018

Theresa May's government is falling apart as resignations continue to pour in

UPDATE: Following the wave of resignations today, Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has called for a vote of no-confidence in the Prime Minister, and has submitted his own letter in the ...

14 November 2018

Theresa May faces fresh criticism over proposed Brexit deal; but will her Cabinet back her anyway?

Theresa May is today meeting with her Cabinet to discuss a finalised deal she has come to with the European Union, regarding the terms of the United Kingdom's exit in 2019. ...

12 November 2018

From the size of his poppy to his choice of coat, it seems Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn cannot win

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has been criticised for many reasons in the past. Whether or not you agree with his politics or the approach his party would take whilst fronted ...

9 November 2018

The free press must rally around CNN's Jim Acosta if they hope to survive the Trump administration

Less than 24 hours after this year's US midterm election results came through, which saw the House majority flip from Republican to Democrat by quite a large margin but the ...
1 November 2018

Employee Rights Day - what does it mean for women?

We are all equal in the workplace but some of us are more equal than others… as George Orwell almost said. The UK’s first #EmployeeRightsDay today (November 1, 2018) shines a light ...
26 October 2018

Trump's attempts to erase the trans community is both dangerous and disgusting - but he will not win

The Obama administration was never a perfect one. There were plenty of mistakes made along the way, which handed ammunition to his critics. One of the biggest myths drawn up ...
25 October 2018

Why the #MeToo "witch-hunt" parallel is a complete joke

There seems to be a running theme with regards to the cynicism surrounding the #MeToo movement in that it is being continually referred to as a "witch-hunt". Of course, women ...

23 October 2018

Thousands of women strike in Glasgow equal pay walkout - and they've got a heap of support

The UK and in particular Glasgow, Scotland is playing host today to one of the biggest strikes over equal pay the country has ever seen. Around 8,000 women and supporters ...

22 October 2018

What to do when you hear hate speech on public transport

It happens far too often. At least once a month we come across a video filmed by a passenger on aeroplane, bus, train or subway revealing some disgusting excuse for ...
19 October 2018

Work on you! The key to living a happy life

“Don’t be so selfish! You’re going back to work too early. Your children are so young, stay at home.” Every day, I meet a mother who is stuck in between ...