Author Archives

  • Reverse Dating in Lockdown

    By Derya Yildirim Oh Covid-19, Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, besides the loomingly increasing death toll and the global economic downfall, you’ve been a blessing in disguise. From showing us the power of the people during times of injustice, to revealing politicians’ inadequacy… Read More ›

  • Roamer

    By Jade Bald As a kid, I was always moving because my mom couldn’t get her life in order and went back to school full time to study law after having me. She had a decade between the time she… Read More ›

  • Buttermilk

    By Aniliyah Richardson To be rich in knowledge becoming thicker than abundance, her coatings are none other than the pride she was born with. She craved the self-respect of one’s selfless image. Folding into old habits through the skin of… Read More ›

  • Old Wild Feminine

    By Katy Kettner I’ve been sitting with some thoughts recently, off the back of the recent news on Sudan criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation. My thoughts have led to words, and my words have led to this, which I would like… Read More ›

  • 10 Women’s Vision of Power

    By Aurélia Majean and Lucy Owen Jones As part of an exhibition commissioned by the French Institute in Köln, we worked on the topic of feminism presenting a reflection on what or which visions of power women have in 2020…. Read More ›

  • 5 Queer Hispanic Showgirls Everyone Should Know

    By Ficheraz Mexico City, June 22nd 2020 — Queer culture has always been marginalized, usually reduced to an afterthought in the mainstream consciousness. Until a couple years ago, before shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race and Pose appeared, queer entertainment was… Read More ›

  • Fairy Tales

    By Akshaya Pai Oh princess, Oh princessYour story was so wrongly toldThat made all little girls dreamOf a happily ever after when they’re old. But to live in our world,You must be a fighter.You may be written by a man,But… Read More ›

  • Quantum Leap

    By Maria Molina  “I think something happens in your late 20’s, early 30’s, where all of a sudden we’re expected to quantum leap […] no one expects a gradual path anymore; it has to be all of a sudden you… Read More ›

  • Why Fat-Shaming doesn’t hurt me anymore

    By Ina Lee I’m in size Medium/UK 10/ US 6. People call me fat my whole life but honestly I don’t care. Growing up in Hong Kong/Asia, the traditional Asian beauty standard haunted me since I was young. Thin and… Read More ›

  • Witches MythBuster

    By Europe & Me‘s MythBuster Did you ever read Roald Dahl’s The Witches? I did, and it traumatised me for a few years. I remember being on holiday with my family, staying at a hotel and peaking into one of… Read More ›