Feminism


Chase Masterson on Real Life Heroism

When people are faced with a traumatic situation, there is a variety of ways that they can react. Some become angry, others are overwhelmed by sadness. Unfortunately, very few speak about their experiences and actively seek help from others. A minute percentage, however, decide to use their trauma to help […]


We should all be feminists! Or how to ride the fourth wave… 1

With the International Women’s Day on March 8 just around the corner I would like to encourage you all to think about what feminism actually means to you. To you personally, to you within your social and cultural sphere as well as to you as far as you daily communication and […]


Thinking about our gender journey

In the lead up to International Women’s Day on 8th March, we reflect on society’s journey towards gender equality. Image by MAKY_OREL on Pixabay Simply put, in the words of the UN, gender equality is the “respect for human rights and for fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to sex”. For […]


Me vs. my body –
An interview about bulimia

Sarah (*name changed to protect anonymity) pushes aside a strand of soft, long hair and focuses thoughtfully on a little ink stain on her left index finger. She sits across from me curled up on a heavy, gray couch, between us two cups of still steaming tea. And my recording […]


Confessions of a bad feminist

“We have this tendency to put visible feminists on a pedestal. We expect them to pose perfectly. When they disappoint us, we gleefully knock them from the very pedestal we put them on…Many women, particularly groundbreaking women and industry leaders, are afraid to be labeled as feminists. They’re afraid to […]


Recreating the image of fathers

For many people the two words “extraordinary” and “fathers” don’t seem to match up well, they’re like antonyms. Especially in the western world, due to rising feminist narratives, if anyone is going to be labelled as extraordinary, it’s going to be mothers. In other parts of the globe, fathers would […]


Imagine all the people sharing all the world

Have you ever dreamed of making a road trip through the Ukraine? Or meeting your favorite author on the other side of the atlantic ocean? Or seeing the world through the eyes of an insect? Well, imagination triggered by fiction can take you on the nicest journey and Elif Shafakcan […]