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Posts tagged as “feminism”

I am a feminist

There, I said it. In public. My friends – one in particular – have been trying to get me to recognise it for a while.…

How not to write about African women and sex

By Gcobani Qambela This weekend I read a New York Times (NYT) article that is guilty of all traditional, white, western feminist mishaps when it…

On not just walking past

It’s Sunday. I go to a mall to get some art supplies. It’s an ordinary mall, outdated even, with strange linoleum flooring and an assortment…

On sexuality and freedom

“It is not enough to inquire into how women might become more fully represented in language and politics. Feminist critique ought also to understand how…

The problem with independent women

Many women who identify as feminist know that August is the one month they’re always asked how the feminist movement is transforming patriarchy. This year…