Falling In Love; Roma, I miss you!

By Julia Zalewska Last week, I met with my great friend for a coffee. Sitting in front of her, in our favorite Massolit coffee&books (love them for having NewYorker!), I couldn't help myself, but notice - she's madly in love! Laughing at her phone, she was just gleaming with joy. And I'm so happy for … Continue reading Falling In Love; Roma, I miss you!

Take up space in a more positive and healthy way with GirlKindCommunity

By Silvana Kroni Every cloud and all that. Even COVID. It wasn’t until I had to self isolate (possibly with COVID, we don’t know as it was too early on to get tests at the time) that I threw myself into GirlKindCommunity (also known as GKC). I started the account sometime last November but wasn’t … Continue reading Take up space in a more positive and healthy way with GirlKindCommunity

[Poetry] no one way to be a womxn

By Pooja Kadaboina womxn.to not beof the ability to:shed clots of red,house the biology to nurture a pregnancy,produce too little or too many hormones,makes me no less of whoi am. i am not:- what lies betweenmy legs,- a number, a statistic, a conduitfor your heedless campaigns,for, i refusea misappropriation of:my identity,a debate around:my being. i am:all … Continue reading [Poetry] no one way to be a womxn

“Being a different soldier”: Women, Voluntary Conscription and the Lithuanian Armed Forces

By Europe and Me's Beatričė Juškaitė Beatričė Juškaitė has spoken to women who voluntarily pursue a 9-month military service, obligatory for men, in the Lithuanian Armed Forces. Misogyny and sexism are recurrent themes in their stories. “Are you sure?”, a middle-aged clean-shaven man in a camouflage uniform asked Raimonda. It was an early morning in autumn 2015, … Continue reading “Being a different soldier”: Women, Voluntary Conscription and the Lithuanian Armed Forces

How paying attention affects our decision processes – Lessons from Poker

By Fatumah Nakayiza The Biggest Bluff by Maria Konnikova is my favorite book so far, this year. It is about how Konnikova, a writer with a PhD in Psychology embarked on a journey to learn to play professional poker (a game she had no interest in prior, nor had ever played) with an aim to … Continue reading How paying attention affects our decision processes – Lessons from Poker