ON the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, a Caithness businesswoman and model has entered the debate on modern sexuality.
Natalie Oag maintains that women can maintain respect while continuing to be sex symbols.
The former Formula One grid girl says all people are equal and deserve to be treated with respect whoever they are.
“The flip side of the coin is I believe a woman can be a sex symbol while still demanding respect.”
Ms Oag, from Lyth, has worked as a top model worldwide, gaining accolades that won her Miss Scotland titles within the motor racing industry.
In 2013, she appeared as a grid girl at the Monte Carlo F1 race – a role which was recently scrapped after the sport decided to abolish its long-standing association.
“I was previously questioned should they stay or should they go and I believe they should stay,” says Ms Oag. "However, I feel lines can get blurred and there is a need for preventive measures and changes.”
Read more in Wednesday's Caithness Courier