Gina Martin

Political

Gina Martin is an inspiration and hero.  

In summer 2017 Gina was at a music festival when she became aware that a man standing nearby had taken a photo up her skirt of her crotch and was sharing the picture with his friends in the crowd. She grabbed his phone, despite him being quite a bit bigger than her, and ran to the police with it. She was horrified that the police told her that they could not do anything. 

But, Gina didn’t give up, she started an online petition and began campaigning to make up-skirting a criminal offence. 

A few days ago a law was passed so that now ‘up skirting’ is a sexual offence in England and Wales. We have Gina Martin to thank for bringing about this well overdue law. 

Women’s International Football

Football, MISC GAMES, womens football

Eng 2 – 1 Wales

I was shouting at the telly cos this was so exciting! I was supporting England, but it really looked as though Wales scored, so it could (should?) have been 2-2. The Welsh goalie Laura O’Sullivan absolutely ruled the match. But, England won the game, so they now lead their group. Roll on France 2019!

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Football, SHE BELIEVES 2018, womens football

GER 2 – ENG 2

Fai├čt looked like a cool superhero, and White played like a superhero.

What a game! I was screaming at the screen (not screaming at the telly – cos the BBC only show women’s football on the ‘red button’, which is less jumpy than Channel 4’s effort for the Euros, and there was commentary too, but it still would be polite if they showed England games on the proper telly, and they showed the other games in the tournament too – I would have loved to have watched all of the games.

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