The first issue of Feminist Politika magazine, prepared by the Socialist Feminist Collective, met its readers on February 1, 2009. Published quarterly, the life of the magazine lasted seven years. With the decision of the Socialist Feminist Collective to stop its activities, Feminist Politika magazine ended its publication...
Women from Istanbul and Gebze made a protest for Pippa on April 21, 2008. In the statements read in Istanbul and Gebze, it was emphasized that being a woman is enough to be raped and killed, and that the unjust provocation remissions given in femicide cases are remissions for...
Selma Aliye Kavaf, Minister of State for Women and Family, was protested because of her words that homosexuality is an illness and that homosexuals should be treated. Kaos GL members also attended the conference titled “Equal Opportunities and Gender Equality: Experiences of Italy and Turkey” organized by the Italian Embassy...
Orgasm is sometimes experienced so intensely that the desire to live almost succumbs to the death drive and the person wants to get rid of this endless tension-relaxation cycle. That’s why the French call it “little death”, la petite mort... Orgasme in French, orgasm in English, orgasmus in German means...
Almost half (46%) of women out of the labor force are out of the labor force because they are busy with housework. There are no men in this position. Unpaid housework and care work done by women in the household prevents them from participating in the working life. TURKSTAT (Turkish...
Being a feminist researcher in the field can make it extra difficult to reach the information we hope to gain. While women aim to be in solidarity, share experiences or find solutions to their personal problems, men may seek to gain benefits. First of all, I must state that it...
On May 2, the document published by Politico news website shook the US; and made abortion the primary topic of discussion in the country. The aforementioned document is the draft majority opinion of the Supreme Court regarding an abortion case. Here’s a short background on why this document matters… Is...
During the week following March 8, a conference panel was criticized for being composed only of men. The organizers were interrogated for not including any women on the panel about a relatively old programming language, Java.* Some men were taken aback by the term sausage fest used to describe...
The withdrawal from the Convention and the discussions surrounding it, not only legitimized discrimination against women and LGBTI+s, but also brought with them promises to assuage the anger in the public about the fight against violence. Bekir Bozdağ, the Minister of Justice, introduced The Bill on Amendments Envisioned in Combatting...
As the dates showed March 8, 1987, a magazine calling itself directly “feminist” began its publication life. After passing through the suggestions such as Aybaşı , Oklava , Cariyeniz , Cadı , Elimizin Hamuru , Feministo, the name Feminist was decided. A Feminist written in letters which don’t get...