The Virgin Complex

You will feel it                       he said The ache                he said You will grow and know                                        he said What it is to want and be wanted                                                        he grabbed Haunted by hands too big and feet kicking against the waterDon’t say my name Don’t be nice  Hold me and go fast fuck yeah that feels good even…

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uncoolturwhite

   12. September 2019 Sehr geehrter Außenminister Herr Heiko Maas, Sehr geehrte Staatsministerin Frau Michelle Müntefering, Sehr geehrte Präsidentin der Deutschen UNESCO-Kommission Frau Prof. Dr. Maria Böhmer, kulturweit, der internationale Freiwilligendienst der Deutschen UNESCO-Kommission in Kooperation mit dem Auswärtigen Amt, feiert am 12. September 2019 sein zehnjähriges Bestehen. Gerne würden wir mit Ihnen das Jubiläum…

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The European Graveyard

Trigger Warning: Suicide, slavery, war, sexual violence, gender-based violence, European colonialism For over 500 years, Europe has been entombing the evidence of its terrorism in graveyards on the other side of the Atlantic/Pacific/Mediterranean. Most Europeans have never spared a thought to, let alone commemorated, the peoples whose destruction they have caused. Historically, the general populous…

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If You Look Like Me

Dear fellow white people, https://twitter.com/pinko_snob/status/955485345457598465 This sign epitomizes white feminism / neoliberal complacency. If Hillary was president, we’d still have institutionalized slavery via mass incarceration, police brutality & class warfare, but you’d be at brunch not caring about it. pic.twitter.com/PDo6IM6oDO — Signe Pierce (@sigggnasty) January 22, 2018 if you look like me, you have no…

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Unburrying Our Lost Humanity

There are so many misconceptions about what a refugee camp is like but the biggest of them all is certainly the ‘ambiance’. People seem to believe that a refugee camp is overwhelming, threatening and depressing when it is not.  Don’t get me wrong: it is extremely shocking to see the awful conditions which people, normal…

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The Suffragist Series: Why I Vote

Scroll down for English. Warum ich wähle Deutschland ist ein altes Land. In den Bundestagswahlen im September 2017 werden über 50-jährige Wähler mehr als die Hälfte aller Wahlberechtigten ausmachen, davon sind 20,7% von ihnen über 70 Jahre alt. Die Zukunft des Landes und damit die Zukunft der jungen Menschen, unsere Zukunft, wird also vor Allem…

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No Scrubs Taken

Disclaimer: This essay largely speaks from personal experience and acknowledges that it is not always as such. It does not support stereotypes but simultaneously aims to bring out issues that many women may have faced. Many men often lack the ability, or rather the will, to accept no as an answer. Not only does that…

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