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 pale being the beauty standard, I have never been close to it. I am tan, … Continue reading Why Fat-Shaming doesn’t hurt me anymore
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 these huge conference rooms some hotels have: I was persuaded this was a perfect gathering … Continue reading Witches MythBuster
By Eleonora Quintavalle Una donna mi ha protetta con le tende abbassate i sorrisi di madre le mani di anziana saggezza Non cerco protezione da marito non voglio le tue dita nella testa E mangio e divoro le briciole che restano Raccolgo ne faccio pane rendo il tuo potere fame. English translation written by the … Continue reading [Poetry] Con la lotta non si fanno figli
By Maria Molina “And I’m talking to God again too He said sometimes you gotta guard for your guardian too You did your best with your lemons and now it’s clear Cause I lived under your heart for almost a whole year So I could never not be an extension of you Tears streaming as … Continue reading Mami
By Europe and Me's Julia Zalewska Childhood dreams I remember when I was a little girl, I frequently stayed longer at the kindergarten. It was inevitable as both of my parents worked and I waited for my dad to pick me up on the way home. When I was sitting in the deserted room, because … Continue reading Happily Ever After: Can we still do it?
A poem by Lourdes Whistles while I walk byOne is bold enough to grab my wristHe simultaneously winks and throws an air kissTo them being female means I asked for this“All I want is some spaceKeep your hands off of meGet the fuck up out my face.”I was just a girl then,But a child, that … Continue reading [Poetry] Disturbing my peace
By Georgia Wickremeratne I’m not one hundred per cent sure of the best way to start writing this so I’m going to try and give you an idea of who my stepfather was. This won’t do it justice but it’ll be something. He was one of the best people I know, arguably the best. I … Continue reading Grief As A Stepchild
https://youtu.be/hXqcaPmQnjg "We are accompanied by uncertainty, fear, loneliness, sadness and helplessness. We are constantly surprised by the constant struggle for our rights in Poland." Two artists from Poland have contacted A Tribe Of Women to spread awareness about the situation of women in Poland during the pandemic. While health is a priority, Politicians in Poland are … Continue reading [Short Film] I’m Surprised
By Europe and Me's Nicoletta Enria and Friederike Sandow Nicoletta and Friederike are back with all their female rage, stirred up by the circumstances COVID-19 has put us (back) in. Covid-19 has, as Nicoletta has pointed out in this article, not only an impact on everything that happens emotionally, physically and in plain sight, but also … Continue reading Female Rage: COVID-19 spells it out
By Julia Nguyen Although approximately 264 million people in the world suffer from depression, it remains a health problem swept under the rug. If someone is suffering from a physical illness like diabetes or hypertension, then it is deemed worthy of treatment. Depression, being an unseen illness that impacts our minds, is something that many choose … Continue reading Depression stole 13 years of my life… and here’s how I overcame it.