I was thinking about the debate on the comments pages here regarding the amazingly brave women who are rowing their way across oceans and a question it raised about the media.
Does the press and internet give men and women the same attention and coverage for doing the same thing?
To give a specific example, in the Vendee Globe, do the British male competitors like Brian Thompson, Steve White, and Jonny Malbon get more, less, or the same coverage as the British women competitors Dee Caffari and Sam Davies?
Not whether this is right or wrong, or what the reasons are, just what are people's perceptions of the coverage in the various media following the event.
So have created a poll to the right to ask the question of whether Ecover would get more coverage if Mike Golding was Michelle Golding - or would it be just the same.
Interested to hear what your views are.
(And hope this isn't considered too controvercial)