Music Resource – Marlene Dietrich

The Death of Marlene Dietrich – Duration: 10 minutesFirst broadcast: Thursday 16 May 2013It is 21 years since the funeral of screen star Marlene Dietrich, who died in Paris at the age of 90. Her grandson Peter Riva remembers the woman behind the legend.

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The launch of a new venture in sport

HER Rugby League Association A new organisation has been set up to celebrate and support the women who work in, play, watch and support the sport of rugby league. Her Rugby League Association was created by Angela Powers, a Sky Sports reporter who has been involved in covering the game for 15 years. “I have always been quietly proud of the fact …

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Dyke March ends March

Lesbians and their friends will be taking to the streets for London’s first Dyke March in decades next year on March 31st; the last day of Women’s History Month The event follows in the tradition of the Dyke Marches held in the US and will be the first that London has seen since the Lesbian Strength marches of the 1980s. …

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Shock at All Male Sports personality Shortlist

Sportswomen and campaigners have  expressed outrage that the ten sports stars shortlisted for the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year are all men. Gold medal winners such as Rebecca Adlington and Keri-Anne Payne have been overlooked by the sports journalists and reporters who decide on the finalists. Paralympic sports Tanni Grey-Thompson said it highlights the coverage problem of sport. Whilst …

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Women's World Cup Football Kicks off Today

The Women’s World Cup Tournament Kicked off in Germany today, with England set to play Mexico. Fans can watch it on Eurosport 1 at 9.15 this evening. For those who can’t access it on TV, Eurosport player is available online here. The tournament was tainted when the Nigerian team’s coach told the New York Times she had rid the side of lesbians, …

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