“And because some candidates and their families have been targeted for abuse in their own homes, we will extend to candidates for local government the same protection which parliamentary candidates have to keep their home addresses secret.” Ms May made the announcement in Manchester during a speech marking the centenary of some women being given the right to vote.She said the Law Commission would be reviewing legislation relating to offensive communications online, while the Government calls on social media companies to combat malicious messages leaving “some women feeling that they don’t want to take part in public life”.It’s the whole thing—her presence, her confidence, her personality,” Sharapova wrote of first encountering Williams at 17.She followed it up with: “Even now, she can make me feel like a little girl.”, however, Williams has no time for Sharapova and their nonexistent feud.Citing the online abuse suffered by MPs, journalists and commentators, Theresa May said “a tone of bitterness and aggression has entered into our public debate”.“While intimidation is already a crime, we will consult on making it an offence in electoral law to intimidate candidates and campaigners,” she said.It took concealing her pregnancy to avoid the media onslaught that would’ve surely ensued if she were to publicly compete while with child.That’s what makes so beautiful: It’s a peek behind the curtain into the legendary athlete’s life, displaying her steely resolve when it comes to competition, but also her vulnerability when it comes to complications in her pregnancy.
A woman who has faced intense scrutiny her entire life knows that her daughter will face the same.
Lest we forget devoting an entire piece to analyzing Williams’ body, while describing how her “slender” rival Maria Sharapova maintains her feminine physique.
When she announced her pregnancy, Williams’ body faced even more scrutiny. When she discussed her pregnancy in , she revealed that she’d been eight weeks pregnant when she won the Australian Open.
The Prime Minister is backing a new law making it illegal to “intimidate” election candidates and campaigners – despite police saying new offences are not needed.
Lawyers warned the move could have a “chilling” effect on free speech and said current legislation adequately covers threats and harassment.