Category: Investigative

Detox Culture

Is 'detoxing' just diet culture re-packaged in wellness wrapping paper? We explore the resurgence of diet culture and the dangerous consequences it can have

By Katie Baskerville

Sporting Icon?

From horse riding to racing driving, Barbie has done it all! Whilst she has been a beloved doll for generations, her unrealistic beauty standards have also garnered criticism. We deep dive into the history of the iconic toy and her relationship with sport

By Penny Smith

Rugby's New Era

When was the last time you piled into a packed bar to find women's sport being shown on the TV? We detail the highs of our Red Roses watch party and the positive changes for the next generation of young female players and spectators

By Liz Connor

Game Changers

Women's football may be driving all the media attention and social buzz, but women's rugby is poised to become the next catalyst for change. Glorious spoke to the women who are working behind the scenes in rugby to find out how and why women’s rugby is set to spark the next women’s sport revolution

By Jenny Mitton

The Art Of Pole

It’s an athletic and skilled practice, but will pole dancing ever (and should it) shed its sexy image? We take a deep dive into the art of pole and talk to women at its core

By Katie Baskerville

#Fitspo – Friend Or Foe?

Are online fitness influencers masters of deception or authentic role models? We deep dive into the rise of #deinfluence with imagery generated by an AI bot's response to #fitnessgoals

By Emily Spiller

Embracing Failure

What happens if we accept and embrace failure? British sprinter Imani-Lara Lansiquot talks about failure and how she learnt to come out on top

By Imani-Lara Lansiquot

Year In Review

It's Christmas and team Glorious want to celebrate the amazing sporting stories over the past year. Editor Alison Root shares some Glorious highlights that truly showcase the breadth and popularity of women's sport

By Alison Root

Female Bikesmiths

A history of bike builders: past, present and future. We speak to the women breaking the mould by welding bespoke frames

By Emily Chappell

Cheerleaders: Changing The Chant

For too long the cheerleader has been regarded as a ditzy, sexualised, female figure of fun. Glorious takes a peek at the history of cheerleading and declares it’s time for positive change

By Emily Spiller