Inspired, educated and extremely emotional. That’s how I felt after listening to the queen of intersectionality- Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw- share her lived experiences. Crenshaw, known, for coming up with the theory/ framework of intersectionality, criticises the “tendency to treat race and gender as mutually […]
Feminist activism makes the world a better place for all!
Aarti Narsee tells how women journalists experience sexual harassment on a daily basis “You are so beautiful, are you married?” “I should have booked you into my hotel room.” “I will rape you.” These are just some of the utterances that I and other women journalists have […]
Feminism, Politics and Femininity by Joy Watson It can be hard being a woman. Feminism, politics and femininity and its associated implications of the pressure to conform to limiting notions of right and wrong ways of being a woman are enormous. The assumption is that most of […]
Riska Koopman on why black hair is political To say that hair is just hair, is the same as saying that all lives matter. If you’re gonna come talking smack, then please just don’t. It astounded me when people couldn’t comprehend the #BlackLivesMatter or #FeesMustFall […]
A Picture Paints A Thousand Words: Discovering Sherry Prenevost by Joy Watson I first discover Sherry Prenevost’s photography at a dinner in Toronto. I meet her a few days before Christmas n 2016. Over aromatic red wine, I am […]