women


What did you do not to be judgmental?

Trigger warning: This article raises awareness about current issues around domestic violence.   The recent scandal with the Ukrainian-born celebrity, Regina Todorenko, made a lot of people talk about domestic violence. During an Instagram-live with a journalist, Todorenko was discussing another celebrity who talked about being beaten up by his […]


Time for an Honest Conversation About Motherhood

Do you know those beautiful, pleasant and enchanting articles that are written each year specifically for Mother’s Day?  This is not one of them. This is an honest conversation we need to have about motherhood. /From the perspective of young, modern women in a post-feminist, urban, western reality/ There was […]


Generation equality: female representation in academia

March heralds the beginning of a new semester for students in Austria, where we trade leisure activities for lecture halls and library desks. For me and others, this will be the last six months of our degrees, when we will scramble to complete theses, papers, presentations, while at the same […]


A kiss with a fist – about domestic violence and art

Due to the World Women’s Day on March 8, the whole month seems to be under the theme of emancipation, women and feminism. The perfect opportunity to highlight an extraordinary female photographer – Nan Goldin – who in turn places a very important and sensible topic in the foreground: domestic […]


How to compliment a woman in the 21st century

Remember those ugly days in history when a woman’s only value was her beauty? Fast forward to 2019… and we still didn’t get more creative in the way we compliment women: “You’re beautiful” is still the most common compliment women get all around the world. So? What’s wrong with that? […]


When men talk about no woman’s land

Dear men, You will find numerous letters from feminists addressed to men out there, but this was never supposed to be one of them. First, I want to apologize to those of you who want to fight for gender equality but do not know how. Who do not identify with […]


The urgency of intersectionality

Now, more than ever, it seems necessary to lay out the importance of adopting an intersectional perspective in order to face reality biases and discriminations. We’ll look at discrimination a little more closely: A black, Jewish woman may, for instance, experience discrimination on the grounds of her race, religion and gender. This […]


Incognito for Literary Success

“You may impose silence upon me, but you cannot prevent me from thinking.” (George Sand) The quote above originates from one of the most prolific writers of the 19th-century France. Someone who reads this sentence and does not know the story behind the pen name George Sand would immediately assume that the […]