Feminist politics of abortion (or) What are rights to us?

We cannot easily write off the politics of rights—both in the sense of concrete entitlements that the state extends to us, and in the...

Rediscovering Annemarie Schwarzenbach, a forgotten queer writer and traveller

The fascinating life of Annemarie Schwarzenbach is steeped in mysteries, but in this strangeness, each of us can paradoxically find each other. Passionate about...

How we get married, how we get divorced / Part 1

I started this research to create a space for women to share their divorce experiences, and how they reflect on these processes. During the...

A woman who can express herself sexually; a role model the patriarchy fears: An...

From where I stand, self-care is not limited to getting a manicure, taking a bath; it is more about learning and practicing life skills...

Grudova’s humorous, amorous, and surprising gothic stories

I had my doubts about writing on a book which has not been translated into Turkish; nonetheless, hoping that it would lead to the...

Femihat Answers: The streets are ours, what about profanity?

Hello, Femihat. My question for you constitutes an ongoing dilemma for me. I’m aware of the importance of language and I pay attention to...

Our existence is resistance: Hayriye Kara of KAOS GL tells the significance of the...

The decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, although a snap decision, was not unexpected. After the decision to withdraw from the convention, we...

The struggle of women healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic*

Since care services are considered an extension of domestic work and are often performed by women; women healthcare workers’ emotional labor intensifies. The sources...

Why do women artists still exist?

I still think of art as a coffee house where naive, cool, nerd and isolated men hang out. Inside, there are amazing artists as...

What does crying tell us?

Just like all the other cliches about womanhood and manhood, sayings such as “women cry over everything”, “men don’t cry” are also banal. And...

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