Monthly Archives: September 2013

Today is the day you should care about [insert cause]!

Apparently, this Saturday – September 28 – was the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion… And I completely missed it; like I’ve missed the “Global Female Condom day – September 16, though confusingly it was … Continue reading

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Rethinking social movements | openDemocracy

Rethinking social movements | openDemocracy. This articles is by Jessica Horn, the rapporteur of the Movements Rethink meeting that I’ve blogged about earlier (first week of September). Mostly its a summary of the different topics discussed and some of the … Continue reading

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An arbitrary lettersoup: LGBTI(QQAA… ad infinitum)

Last week, I attended a talk by Eusebius McKaiser in context of the Pink Week at UCT – an event organised by RainbowUCT – titled “Intersections: Race, Class and Sexual Orientation“. As always, Eusebius’ talks are interesting, I first met … Continue reading

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Positionality and Privilege in Spirituality: I am a Healer

Originally posted on colouredraysofgrey:
Written by HeJin Kim Which is a very loaded statement; not in the least because the word “healer”, in English has all sorts of new age connotations, but mostly because of my own positionality. More accurate…

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A Statement of Trans-Inclusive Feminism and Womanism

Originally posted on feministsfightingtransphobia:
We are proud to present a collective statement that is, to our knowledge (and we would love to be wrong about this) the first of its kind.  In this post you’ll find a statement of feminist…

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The Fuss with Fan Fiction

Just a small warning: I am writing a post about a controversial and overly debated topic. I.e. this isn’t a contribution to that, just an opportunity for me to a) rant a bit about it, b) give me new blog … Continue reading

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The problem with “identity-based” organising | MovementsRethink part 5

This afternoon’s discussion focussed heavily on identity and identity-based organising and activism. It has been something I’ve been thinking about quite a lot and the discussion definitely helped me to think thoroughly through this. Identity politics are heavily present in … Continue reading

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