feminism

Out on the Town: Magnus Hirschfeld and Berlin’s Third Sex (Part 1)

Out on the Town Magnus Hirschfeld and Berlin’s Third Sex Years before the Weimar Republic’s well-chronicled freedoms, the 1904 non-fiction study Berlin’s Third Sex depicted an astonishingly diverse subculture of sexual outlaws in the German capital. James J. Conway introduces a foundational text…

Revaluing Peruvian women: beyond advertising clichés

From sociology and communication, inserted in the recent history of Peru, a subject of analysis is how the use of stereotypes about women in advertising has changed. Today it is already possible to see advertisements where Peruvian women are vindicated…

Feminist Genealogies of Basic Income

It might seem that feminist arguments in favour of Basic Income have been a thing of the last few years, appearing in the heat of the latest wave of social mobilisation. In reality, buried by a long list of illustrious…

#8M Sisterhood

More than 80 women from all over the world – activists, physicians, home-makers, journalists, students, artists, translators… of different ages and from different backgrounds-, composed this collective video to celebrate International Women’s Day, 8 March, recreating the spirit of the…

Muslim women unite to change their situation in India

Discriminated against in society and concerned about discrimination against women in their homes, the two women who co-founded the Muslim Women’s Movement of India (BMMA) set up the organisation to promote Muslim women’s leadership in the country and help them…

The origin of culture

In the beginning of human communities, a vision of the future prevailed. In our narrow perspective of things, when we speak of culture, we tend to frame it in specific objects and manifestations, most of them linked to art and…

October 18: The explosion against plundering, elitist and discriminatory Chile

According to the former leather and footwear trade union leader, Juan Jara (leadership period: 1965-1973), the capitalist economic model was implemented in Chile for the benefit of the big businessmen to the detriment and with the clear purpose of subjugating…

WHIF: White Hypocritical Imperial Feminism

In 2002, U.S. women’s groups sent a joint letter to then-President George W. Bush in support of the war on Afghanistan to benefit women. Gloria Steinem (formerly of the CIA), Eve Ensler, Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon, and many others signed.…

Approval of the law of general pardon demanded by humanist feminists

In the framework of the 3rd National Meeting of Women in Politics of the Humanist Party, around 60 women militants and from social and territorial organisations gathered in the Park of Study and Reflection El Remanso, located in Sagrada Familia,…

Winning the word: feminist counter-narratives in the Middle East and Latin America

The power of feminism as a political subject becomes evident when it impacts on territories that we believe to be distant and alien. In Kuwait, some of its referents take Ni Una Menos (Not one [woman] less) as a movement…

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