Recentemente, durante uma sessão de treinamento do meu setor trabalhista que ocorreu em um país de maioria muçulmana, um colega, branco, deu início a uma conversa sobre projetos de desenvolvimento sob uma perspetiva de gênero. “Estas mulheres ainda sofrem muita opressão”, disse, “Devemos tomar a iniciativa de iniciar estes projetos de mulheres, e temos de começar junto das … [Read more...]
In 1885, President’s Day began as a national holiday to celebrate George Washington’s birthday. Much later, in 1971, this federal holiday was changed to commemorate the lives of all American presidents. This coming President’s Day, many anti-Trump rallies are being organized in the name of a “Not My President's Day.” Ironically enough, the “Not My President” refrain began as a … [Read more...]
At The Body is Not An Apology, a large amount of our work surrounds the topics of gender, sexism, and patriarchy, along with an endless range of topics that relate to radical self love. I have written many editorials for TBINAA concerning gender, especially around the concept of masculinity, the nice guy stereotype, eating habits, and the idea of being too big as a man. Two … [Read more...]
This piece first appeared on the author’s blog, Feminism in India, and is reprinted here by permission. My intersectional identity is four fold. I am an Asian/Indian mother; I have a mixed race daughter, I live in a Western country (UK) and I am a feminist mother. I find it hard to tell which part of my identity it is that led me to feminism. When I was growing up in … [Read more...]
Before we arrive at our #1 most popular post in 2015, we would like to review some vital posts that we had the pleasure of publishing. They may not have made the top eleven posts, but we think that they were vital to creating a world of unapologetic radical self-love. Your Child Should Never Be Forced to Hug Anyone (Yes, Including a Relative) – Here Are 7 Reasons … [Read more...]
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