“In Turkey, girls aren’t raised to be heroines”

“Mustang”, a movie about young girls’ oppression in Turkey, has been nominated for the Oscars in the category “Best Foreign Language Film”. An interview with its director, Deniz Gamze Ergüven

The woman who ran a marathon with blood running down her legs: Kiran Gandi

The woman who ran a marathon with blood running down her legs: Kiran Gandi Most of us women bleed each month. The unfertilized eggs from our womb leave our body so that our womb refreshes itself for the next reproduction cycle. So that we can give birth to life. It’s not sacred, or holy, it’s … Continue reading The woman who ran a marathon with blood running down her legs: Kiran Gandi

Interview with former Charlie Hebdo journalist, Caroline Fourest, on France, Charlie Hebdo, religious fundamentalism and secularism

26/01/2015 “Who is this Caroline Fourest?” most of you would ask. Well she’s a well known “militant for minority rights” in modern history of France, yet she’s not just one but many things. She’s a journalist to begin with, an author, a director, scriptwriter and co-founder of the feminist, anti-racist and secularist magazine ProChoix. Having … Continue reading Interview with former Charlie Hebdo journalist, Caroline Fourest, on France, Charlie Hebdo, religious fundamentalism and secularism