30 September 1936: Sevgi Soysal, the joy of our rebellion

Born in Istanbul on 30 September 1936, Sevgi Soysal was the third of six children of an architect-bureaucrat father and a German mother. Her...

A Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion: Themis’ blindfold or heroism’s legal mask? 

Contrary to popular belief, justice is not just an ideal, but a social necessity. Humans are simply the ones to fulfill this need. This...

What does the withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention mean from a juridical perspective?

If there is a mechanism which secures the lives of women in Turkey today, it is maintained not by the legal system, but through...

On good guys…

So, did you ever pose a threat to the dominion of "good guys" or voiced your ideas which confront theirs? In short, did you...

Know thy age, know thy place! Really?

Who needs all these useless injunctions about what can and cannot be done and which pose obstacles before collective living practices and create new...

11 April 1930: The first rally of the Turkish Women Union, a history of...

The association which was initially founded on June 16, 1923 as the Women's People Party and later changed to Turkish Women Union (as women's...

Women object to being passive spectators of disclosure

If disclosure is a feminist method, then sometimes it can ooze from the cracks, and sometimes it can shatter the embankments. I find it...

A strange Tinder story: flirting in the meta-reality

Dear friend, it is obvious that in real life you are not cut out for flirting. Why do you insist on continuing the same...

Marriage is a call for political action, so is divorce

When their lives meet with that of a man, women are expected to take a break from the life outside to undertake domestic chores,...

A tribute to Anne Sylvestre

On the 30th of November, a French female singer-songwriter passed away. Her name was Anne Sylvestre. In my imagination, she is a red and green hooded...

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