Things men have said to me
Angel Gu starts to compile testimonies from students, and we continue them...
She is (not) like us
On isolation, unacknowledged privilege and feminism beyond gender.
“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?
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."
'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.
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?