I’ve been wanting to write up some articles about basic arguments we have to face as feminists every day, dealing with stupid questions that are often sexist comments disguised as questions. This time, I decided to do a video rant instead of a written one.
Archive for September, 2010
I’m 26 years old, graduated few years ago from a private university and have now decided to do my Masters. For a woman who is independent and prefers to pay her own fees at a university, I refuse to take anything, unless I really earn it. My first option for a masters degree was the [...]
Join the olive harvest campaign 2010 29August 2010 At a time of increasing settler violence in the West Bank, the International Solidarity Movement is issuing an urgent call for volunteers to participate in the 2010 Olive Harvest Campaign at the invitation of Palestinian communities. The olive tree is a national symbol for Palestinians. As thousands [...]
الصبايا والشباب بنسوية بلّشوا برنامج تدريبي من فترة اسمو” غيري عادتك، بتزيد سعادتك” وكانو عم يطلعو ع صور وع مخيمات صيفية وحتى راحو عل “اي يو بي” وقعدو مع صبايا وشباب وعملو معون نقاشات عن النوع الاجتماعي والنسوية وتاريخ النساء بلبنان والمطالب والحقوق يلي بتتعلّق بالنوع الاجتماعي وصولاً بالعدالة الاجتماعية والمتعلقة بالمساواة وكيف ممكن تصير [...]
Kristen Hope Burchill Last night I heard the screaming Loud voices behind the wall Another sleepless night for me Won’t do no good to call the police Always come late, if they come at all Every time I hear the loud, painful wailing echo out from the apartment block across from my flat, Tracy Chapman’s [...]
Deema Kaedbey … So I have a question to ask you all about women, writing and self censorship. Why do women censor themselves? Why is our relationship to writing steeped in holding back? “Does part of it have to do with being diplomatic and being brought up to please everyone? To not be angry or [...]