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Middle Eastern Women Empowering Others Through Sports

In December 2015, I set off on a journey to the Middle East. The range of experiences are hard to summarize into one sentence, but as cultural exchanges go this one was the most life changing! From this journey we filmed a short documentary series about elite athlete women in Jordan & Egypt who are…

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Girls Can’t Rock?!

My name is Rose Cora Perry and I’m a female rock musician. Saying that almost sounds like I should join a “support group”. Yes, it may be 2016 but you’d be astonished by how male dominated and sexist the music industry remains. From the way sound people address you as “honey” or “sweetheart” to how…

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POLLY – an all-female feminist short film made by women for women!

I’m Cassiah, an award-nominated female writer/director. After graduating with 1st Class Hons BA Drama and Theatre Arts from the University of Birmingham I began my career working for Gurinder Chadha OBE (who directed Bend It Like Beckham) and I recently had my award-nominated play Under My Thumb debut to sellout audiences at Greenwich Theatre. I’m…

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Menu’s, Munitions and Keeping the Peace

Pen and Sword Books is a Barnsley based historical publisher and one of the UK’s leading military history publishers. Today, we’re happy to let you know that we have a brand new, it’s book coming soon and we think you’re going to love it… Menu’s, Munitions and Keeping the Peace by Avalon Weston: When Gabrielle…

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I wasn’t allowed on my school’s lacrosse team!!

I’ve been playing lacrosse since I was about 3 years old, and I’ve loved it ever since. When I got to a high school that had a lacrosse team, I went to try out, but they wouldn’t let me join the team. It made no sense to me, because if they were going to let…

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Who Says You Can’t Do It?

Firefighter Girl

As a high school senior, I know what I want to do and that’s be a firefighter. My father is somewhat okay with the idea, but just warns me to not get over my head, which I don’t, but its my mother that I’m worried about. She has told me “you’re not getting involved with…

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Fire Breathing Dragon

Raven

I am a singer/songwriter and passionate entrepreneur from Belgium and I would like to share my new music video with you called “Fire Breathing Dragon”: https://youtu.be/J4jQPJFS6sE I wrote Fire Breathing Dragon after a devastating break-up that turned out to be my escape into the life I wanted to lead. I had been held back for…

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Motorcycling

motorcycle girl bag

I have been riding motorcycles since I was 8 years old and this was only due to my own stubbornness. My little brother, then 5 years old, was bought a 50cc twist and go, and feeling like I was missing out, I sulked until I was allowed to have a go. I guess it was…

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