Are we women ready to wake up? A review of Sheila Jeffreys’s autobiography Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life

Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life takes you to the revolutionary feminism of the 1970s to the lush Australian nature, down through the desert of the early 2000s all the way to today. Trigger warning is an occasion for us all to take stock on our achievements and most importantly where we have regressed.

Moi j’œuf

Du haut de la République une féministe au mégaphone crie : « Abolition du gène XY ! ». T’inquiètes ma sœur, ça va se faire tout seul. Valerie Solanas a déjà expliqué tout le protocole : incomplets qu’ils sont, ils savent qu’il sont voués à l’extinction, c’est pour ça qu’ils se trémoussent comme des poissons hors de l’eau pantelant pour leur vie.

Des concessions jusqu’où?: Idéal Standard d’Aude Picault

Ecrit en novembre 2019, corrections mineures en janvier 2021. Claire, trente-deux ans, infirmière célibataire poursuit son idéal d’amour dans un monde taillé pour les hommes. Les beaux dessins attendrissants et presque enfantins d’Aude Picault, contrastent avec le profond pessimisme de cette bande-dessinée qui ne nous laisse aucune illusion quant à la vie avec les hommes.… Continue reading Des concessions jusqu’où?: Idéal Standard d’Aude Picault

Riflessioni sul velo

Un'amica cosciente dell'ingiustizia del velamento si era ritrovata senza argomenti in una discussione con delle compagne. Come sempre, le erano cascate addosso accusazioni di ogni tipo. Mi aveva chiesto cosa rispondere per la prossima volta che avrebbe affrontato il tema. All'epoca scrivevo la mia tesi sul velo e le ho scritto questo testo, facendo della… Continue reading Riflessioni sul velo

Postfeminism and veiling, story of an unhappy marriage: Conceptualising veiling through postfeminism.

Despite the appeal to freedom and progress, veiling is an archaic, cumbersome and misogynist practice. This essay aims not only to untangle contemporary faux-feminist discourse but also put forward a new way to conceptualise the headscarf, understanding its role within a culture of male violence.

Queer theory, pedophilia Jeopardy with Derrick Jensen

This is a transcript of Derrick Jensen's speech that was interrupted by male whims' activists. The original (fabulous) video is now no longer available so I am glad I did this (As of 02/04/2021 I found a new one uploaded). The intent was to dub the video into French. The translation is available here. Please… Continue reading Queer theory, pedophilia Jeopardy with Derrick Jensen

Advertising and the consumption of women: How sexist images in advertising have become sexualised

This presentation was given during the ‘Acting against sexist advertisement in public spaces’ panel in the European Parliament in Brussels on the 6th of March 2019. The panel was part of the wider event ‘S&D Gender Equality Youth Forum’. The speech has been edited with minor modifications and additions. A picture is worth a thousand… Continue reading Advertising and the consumption of women: How sexist images in advertising have become sexualised