The Wow Network

Imposing The Truth

In this blog post I explore Imposter Syndrome, what it means and how I, like many others, have suffered from this lack of self-belief. Originally

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Inherited Issues

In this guest post, our Trans Rep Lena shares her experiences of being catcalled and harassed on the street. Originally published 31/05/2019  What I want

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Why Wow?

Across the country, many LGBT groups exist. But why are there so few specifically for LGBT women? Are they unnecessary. Originally published 10/08/2016  Why Do

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Bye Bye Baby 

In this post, I explain why I’ve found this year’s Pride events so tiring, and emotional!  Originally published 17/07/2018  This is one of the most

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Being Healthy and LGBT 

In this guest post, member Anna reflects on LGBT Women’s health week and what it means for her work in her community. Originally published 17/03/2018 

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Baking with Love 

The second Message from a Member comes from Lynsey Ronald, co-director of Le CakePop with her partner Emma-Katie O’Regan. (Their cake pops are out of

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A Real Role Model 

Stevie, Stonewall’s Role Model of the Year, and WOW Network Member, shares her story in light of Trans Awareness Week. Originally published 14/11/2018  I knew

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New Beginnings 

In this post I describe how I have finally finished my surrogacy journey. Originally published 09/05/2019  So it’s done – I have given birth and

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More Than A + 

In this guest post, Katie Cornhill, Group Manager for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service explains why history shows us that the labelling of

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Proud Parenting

How to be a mother and an LGBT activist. Originally published 21/08/2017 on The WOW Network.   I have been a parent for 6 and

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Smarter Networking

Networking doesn’t always need to be social. Make your social networks work harder and smarter to improve your career as well as your social life.

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Meaningful Mentoring 

In this post I explore what makes a good mentoring experience, and tips to pick a good Mentor.  Originally published 20/12/2019   Mentoring is something that

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Thinking Trans

This guest post comes from one of our members Sarah, reflecting on what it’s like to be Trans ahead of Trans Awareness Week. Originally published

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Walking Away

In this post, I explain why I’m dialling down as the world opens back up. Originally published 25/08/2021 Today I did something very difficult –

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Man, I Feel Like a Woman

In this post I air my frustrations at being ignored in so-called ‘inclusive’ spaces.  Originally published 10/02/2021  Sitting in yet another Teams meeting (thanks pandemic!)

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