by Catarina Vila Nova During the Summer months, Esther and Carmen will be riding their motorcycles across 15 European countries in search of what it means to be young and gay in Europe. They will be connecting with partners in film festivals and organizations that advocate for LGBTI+ rights to create a movie platform targeted to professors to get the conversation going in the classroom.
By Hanna Eisen Are you a prude, a good girl, or a slut? It seems like these are the only categories women can fall into regarding their sexuality. While women learn from a young age that they have to act according to societal standards, none of the possible decisions seem to be good enough. One should be flirty, but not too sexy; being a virgin is something to be embarrassed about, but enjoying casual sex is shameful. It seems impossible to walk the fine line of being a “good girl”, especially if that does not fit with the (secret) desires one has.
by Nagham ElRawi An artist’s canvas has always been known to be their voice and their free form of expression, often serving as a reflection of social and cultural conditions in which they exist. As a result, their art becomes a gift, a voice, and a mic connecting them to world speakers. Unfortunately, many parts of The Middle East have resorted to silencing opposing voices which sadly leads to their amplification elsewhere. One of the most current exhibits of this phenomenon is the Afghan artist, Kubra Khademi who has recently made several headlines with her current exhibition at The Eric Mouchet Gallery.
by Reya Suwarsono Film director, Hanung Bramantyo, unfolds the story of Raden Adjeng Kartini (played by Dian Sastrowardoyo), a daughter born into a Javanese family of nobles in 1879. Her father’s position as a Javanese aristocrat working for the Dutch government provided her with the opportunity to attend a Dutch school – a privilege that few Indonesians had. Her exposure to Western ideals and education played a crucial role in her growth as an activist in her later years.
By Noor Lorist The unthinkable happened. I am not sure when it occurred, but my face has changed. I discovered … More
By Lelia Erscoi Let’s do a quick thought experiment: imagine a young boy, spending time enjoying his favorite hobby. What … More
By Lena Richter Info: The terms gender-neutral, -inclusive and -sensitive language are often used interchangeably and all aim at avoiding … More
Door Faifoo Spitz Op het sportcentrum hing het afgelopen jaar een banner van Radboud met de tekst: ‘On behalf of the sports centre: bye bye coronakilo’s, hello new academic year!’. Had Nella Geurts (sociologie PHD kandidaat) … More
By Paula Werdnik I met with the two women behind ‘Catcalls of Nimma’ on a rainy and chilly Saturday morning. … More
By Elif Lootens Karl Marx, Theodor Adorno, Émile Durkheim, Ruth Benedict, Samuel Huntington, Michel Foucault, Bronisław Malinowski, Peter Blau, George … More
By Femke Boom “Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because books on witchcraft … More
By Nanette Ashby How did you first learn about sex? Where did you learn the most about sex? You probably … More