I was afraid that by identifying as a Javanese woman, I would be mistaken for being submissive, accepting and feminine. I would be misunderstood as being passive, when there is power in subtlety, courtesy, initiative, emotional mastery and consciousness...Read More
You tell me, eyes clouded by the heaviness, of a culture that has long moved away from your history, yet you cling to so stubbornly...Read More
A cricketer used a sleazy line on a sports reporter, asking her on a date during an interview and when she declined on live television, he pulled out the following line...Read More
It is overwhelmingly apparent to me that, worldwide, there is a gender bias, generally pro-male and generally negative towards females.Read More
When that kind of visual programming is pervasive, and generations grow up watching that kind of trash on a nightly basis, is it any surprise when these countries have fairly high domestic violence rates?Read More
What happens behind closed doors between an unmarried man and a woman “is a matter of function”, however when the tables are turned, it becomes a matter of honor. Somehow, society takes collective action to cast verdicts on female honor, which keep her from realizing her own worth...Read More
In early autumn when female students in Japan were expected to be making scarves/mufflers and sweaters for their boyfriends as love tokens, my professor would walk into the cafeteria, walk up to a group of women knitting and ask for someone’s. He would peer at it with a critical eye and start knitting and hold a conversation with anyone in the group who was currently a student of his.Read More
Given the current socio-political climate, silence and passive resistance are no longer luxuries one can afford to indulge in...Read More
Welcome to our newest theme!
Gender issues affect us all, regardless of our borders. This month, united, we look at the misconceptions, the pain, the triumphs and the lessons that have impacted our team.
To our transgender friends, we would love to represent you in this issue. If you have a third-culture story to share, have a look at our guidelines and please send your article in to email@example.com
(From Sri Lanka, Dubai & Australia. Living in Melbourne)