Feminist Fathers

  feminist fathers don’t exist in my home loving and supporting fathers do. impressed by independent mothers proud of outspoken daughters sometimes victim blaming always happily bathing in their pool of toxic masculinity though loving femininity (for women) not minding tears (for women) accepting fears (for women) therefore still patriarchal, still entitled and still surprised…

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Futura Free

What do you wanna be when you grow up? Have you started looking at any career options? I am on the verge of finishing my university degree: sketching a trajectory, defining my course of action and giving a shape to my aspirations has become somewhat pressing. In the West, we are brought from the youngest…

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SISTERHOOD: Motherhood

My grandma was a German catholic girl who had to flee what is now Czech after Germany lost WWII. Her family moved to the Munich area and after finishing school, she started working at Foehrenwald, the biggest camp for displaced persons. There, she met my grandfather, a Jewish man who had escaped the Ghetto in…

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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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