Things men have said to me

 Angel Gu starts to compile testimonies from students, and we continue them...

FEMINIST

A PERSON WHO  BELIEVES IN THE SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC EQUALITY OF THE SEXES.

Sustainabilty & Feminism

Chloe ten Brink writes about the corporate capitalisation of stereotypes in the fashion industry.

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She is (not) like us

On isolation, unacknowledged privilege and feminism beyond gender.

Alaya Purewal

“I couldn’t believe it that this was happening to her, someone like us, she is exactly like us. She isn’t poor or an immigrant.”  These were words echoed at a feminist chapter gathering and it made me wonder: are we all fighting for the same cause? 

 

Feminism means supporting a woman's right to have a career and a family without being seen as selfish. Feminism means supporting a man's right to stay at home to raise his children without being seen as lazy or incompetent.

– Pia Leurs

Talking to My Conservative Russian Father 

Eleonora tells us about some of her personal experiences being raised in a conservative household and her relationship with her father. She tells us about how she tries to come to terms with her many differences with her parents, from feminism, women's rights to LGBTQIA+ rights. 

"Growing up as a male transgender, the idea of masculinity and what consists of a man’s identity have been haunting me as much as, or even more than, any other cisgender male. There are many things that cisgender men, and women too, take for granted."

-Jason Trinh

'Under Feminism: Modern Men's Identity Is In Crisis'

TESTIMONY OF A SINGLE MOTHER

Constantin Lu writes an inspiring and emotional story about a single mother he interviwed who tells him about the burdens of societal expectations and the struggles of being a single mother in a patriarchal society. This article is presented in both the original French version as well as a translated English verison by Constantin.

"Solo travel is more than a path to seeing the world. For a young woman, it can mean so much more."

Shivani Ekkanath explores how solo travel has changed and how women are benefitting from going out into the world and fulfilling their destinies. 

SOLO TRAVEL

– Shivani Ekkanath

FEMINISM AT A CROSSROADS:

INTERSECTIONAL FEMINISM IN INDIA 

Ruhi Jha tells us about how feminism has reach an impasse in a sense because intersectionality is an important question to consider. We don't live single issue lives so how do we expect feminism to cater to each and every one of us. Is this the era of intersectional feminism? 

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