Articles by Alicia

Rethinking the discourse of sexual harassment

After following Everyday Sexism on Twitter and reading its website for nearly a year, there are times when reading their continuous flow of sexual harassment stories becomes too painful an...

Alicia // 13 August 2013

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread, 22-28 May 2012

In case you’ve missed some feminist-related news and great posts in the past week, here’s a selection of the finest. As usual, add links in the comments section and feel...

Alicia // 28 May 2012

Categories: Blog

Transphobia in Feminist Spaces (Comic and commentary)

The following is a guestpost by Oxford-based cartoonist Kay Ri who attended Fem 11 with mixed views about the content and direction of some of the sessions. Click for a...

Alicia // 24 November 2011

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

And as usual, every Monday we publish a collection of links to news and articles we didn’t have time to blog about. We do not necessarily endorse the articles or...

Alicia // 14 November 2011

Categories: Blog

Man sues LSE for “anti-male” gender studies agenda

Once upon a time, the hallowed halls of academia were only opened to men. Within, men consumed and produced scholarship about other men. The presence of women in university was...

Alicia // 4 September 2011

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

As always, we present to you our weekly list of interesting articles we didn’t have time to blog about. Also, feel free to share links and start a conversation on...

Alicia // 8 August 2011

Categories: Blog

When ‘feminist’ and ‘gender’ become embarrassing dirty words in academia

I am a research student in gender studies in one of the constitutive colleges of the University of London and feel extremely privileged to be part of such a thriving...

Alicia // 8 February 2011

Categories: Blog

Now that Sophie Dahl is out of our kitchen, who will be the next female TV chef?

For the few people who care, Sophie Dahl will not be returning to our television sets to teach us how to make an eggs Benedict that’s saucy in more ways...

Alicia // 20 May 2010

Categories: Blog

Of sartorial choices and oppression

The ban on the full-face veil in Belgium seems like the easiest thing to mete out as far as unconstitutional legislations are concerned. Out of about 215 women who wear...

Alicia // 3 May 2010

Categories: Blog


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