Rikki Arundel

36 Added | 3 Magazines | 3 Likes | 9 Followers | @rikkiarundel | Founder and first president of the Professional Speaking Association, Rikki is one of the leading diversity speakers in the UK. She has a masters degree in Gender Research and works with over 250 public sector organisations delivering keynote presentations and workshops on Sex Gender and Equality

Why is Gender Identity so Important? | Rikki Arundel | TEDxWarwickSalon

Louis Theroux - Transgender Kids - BBC2

If you have not watched Louis Theroux’ Transgender Kids documentary broadcast on BBC2 on Sunday 5th April – I recommend you grab the chance to watch …

TEDxWarwick

The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

<i>A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his</i> …

Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction

Before he was a big game hunter, before he was a deep-sea fisherman, Ernest Hemingway was a craftsman who would rise very early in the morning and …

Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity

The third volume of Anaïs Nin’s diaries has been on heavy rotation in recent weeks, yielding Nin’s thoughtful and timeless meditations on life, mass movements, Paris vs. New York, what makes a great city, and the joy of handicraft.<p>The subsequent installment, <b>The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 4: 1944-1947</b> …

The art of structuring a Novel. Those First Fifteen Pages Are Critical. - Caleb and Linda Pirtle

There is no right way or wrong way to write a novel. But, without structure, the story, which in the final analysis, is all that counts, can wind up …

Writing

Isabel Allende: Tales of passion

"The View" on Transgender Children

Safe is the New Risky

Tales of passion

Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism -- and, of course, passion -- in this talk.

APIs

Embrace your inner girl

In this passionate talk, Eve Ensler declares that there is a girl cell in us all -- a cell that we have all been taught to suppress. She tells …

Public Speaking

5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained to Hate Women

If you're not the type to keep up with ugly, soul-killing political controversies, let me catch you up: A while back, hugely popular political …

Feminism May Be Nearing Her Expiration Date

Maybe nobody cares if Katy "Cupcakes" Perry is a feminist. But if Marissa Mayer, by all accounts a brilliant, successful woman and CEO of a globally …

Feminism

Two men experience ‘simulated labour pains’ to test out their theory that ‘women exaggerate everything’. Their wives watch and love every minute of it. Watch the full video here: http://bit.ly/100EJUL

A TED Talk That Might Turn Every Man Who Watches It Into A Feminist? It's Pretty Fantastic.

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Watches

Meet the Editor: Manage Your Magazines on the Web

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>The “Flip It” button gets a major new expansion today: the Flipboard Editor, which gives all Flipboard curators …

Ken Dychtwald - Futurist and Speaker on Marketing and the Changing Workforce

Top tips: encouraging equality and diversity in local government

Martin Garnar is an equalities officer at Enfield council<p><b>Talking to people is crucial:</b> We need to find out people's needs, respond to their demands …

Top 5 gay-friendly cities in the UK

The UK is one of the best places to be gay thanks not only to laws protecting and promoting equality, but a fairly liberal-minded population. Saying …

Josie And The Pussycats Are Back — And They’re More Real Than Ever

Comics<p>Comic Book News, Reviews, Previews, and Commentary. Get info on well-known characters and comic movies for real comic book fans.<p>Comics<p>Tegan and …

Transgender rights: the next big political movement

Recently we've been inundated with images of gay couples holding hands, demonstrating their commitment to one another and protesting the marriage …

Pakistan's once-ridiculed transgender community fight elections for first time

In a small, dark room above a mechanic's workshop, Naina Lal is planning her campaign. Her supporters stack leaflets and sheets of stickers on a …

Swedish Gender-Neutral Pronoun, 'Hen,' Added To Country's National Encyclopedia

"Hen" has made it into the Swedish National Encyclopedia, but it doesn't mean what you might think.<p>The word is a gender-neutral pronoun that can be applied to objects and people who don't wish to specifically identify as male or female, and it is now an official third pronoun in Swedish.<p>According …

Five great gender-neutral toys: vehicles

1. Playmobil jet, £10.99, from playmobil.co.uk<p>No self-respecting toddler should be without their own private jet. This one comes with a pilot, …

Karen vs. Kevin: The Persistence of Pro-Male Gender Bias

A glance at five academic studies<p>Pitting a male name against a female one, as in Deborah Jordan Brooks’s study of how voters respond to a politician’s sex (cited in Molly Ball's story about why both political parties are now seeking out female candidates), is a recurring trick in gender-bias …

Chris Sullivan: 'Gender diversity won't be a problem in 15 years' time'

Chris Sullivan is convinced that in 15 years' time the campaign for gender equality at the top of British businesses will be a non-issue. He is so …