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...

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...

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 tale as old as time: misogyny and humor

Misogyny, deep-seated in history for thousands of years, is related to anger, mistrust, jealousy, and hatred against women’s bodily capacities and overlaps with the...

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...

Women’s labor, economic violence and how to get better?

Although economic violence is a widespread form of violence that renders women dependent and impoverished and underlies other forms of violence, historically, it has...

Background to the Istanbul Convention dispute in Poland / An interview with Marta Lempart...

This interview with Marta Lempart, one the organizers of the Polish Women's Strike (Strajk Kobiet), took place at the WAVE (Women Against Violence Europe)...

What is academia to us?

The conservative-Islamist politics which coalesced in the structure of AKP (Justice and Development Party) today, does not wholesale refuse the ideas and concepts that...

All workers are called to femininity

In today’s labor regime, the labor market does not expect the rules of work life to be carried into non-work life; it expects that...

17 May 1987: March for Solidarity against Battering

In Istanbul, “March against Battering” was held as the first permitted and mass women’s protest after the 12 September 1980 military coup d’état. The...

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