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BBC journalist offered promotion for sex, dossier claims

BBC journalist offered promotion for sex, dossier claims

So much for women’s rights! What were women like Emmeline Pankhurst and Emily Davison fighting for if this is all the years of struggling for equality has amounted to? Where is the basic respect for, not just women, but for our fellow workers and colleagues? When one is at work, it should not be a matter of gender or sexuality. I believe whole-heartedly that both men and women should be treated fairly depending on their talents and hard work, not promoted based on their looks or flirtation with more senior members of staff. It is disgusting and saddens me to think that this could be going on more often than we are aware of purely because people don’t think to report it, or are not sure how to without losing their job altogether. The BBC should be ashamed for letting such a thing happen.

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Same Love – MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS ft. MARY LAMBERT

I’m absolutely obsessed with this song at the moment – it brings a tear to my eye every time I hear it and it has been a while since a song affected me like that. A beautiful song and a complete equality anthem – I have never felt unequal to others around me although others have used racist terms to try and beat me down in the past – but it still makes me feel incredibly empowered and makes me feel as though there is some hope for those out there suffering from oppression and those who are being bullied for their sexuality, colour, beliefs or anything else. I hope that this song affects others like it has me. It just shows you the power of music.