feminist-utopia

My Feminist Utopia

  “I have come to believe over and over again that what is important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.” Audre Lorde I don’t remember when I first started to identify as a feminist. It’s one of those things that happened without…

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A brief reflection on culture (by Daniel Hailu)

This is a reflection from one of the #ArifWond (Cool Man) initiative members following a discussion with the renowned Alemayehu Gelagay on “Representations of Femininity and Masculinities in Ethiopian Literature” The other day we had a continuing debate on the power and limits of culture on gender relations in Ethiopian society at #ArifWond (literary means ‘cool guy’) –…

My (Feminist) Do’s and Dont’s

My husband is not a feminist. It is a strange thing for me, because much of the way he operates entirely aligns with my definition of feminism, but he absolutely refuses to take on the mantle of a feminist. And, of course, it is not just him – men and women who I trust, respect…