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Looking for Palestine: Growing Up Confused in an Arab-American Family by Najla Said


I was not aware of Edward Said before reading this book, so I went into it without any expectation on the part of his daughter. 561 more words


HERstory – Dinah Musindarwezo

In this HERstory from Dinah Musindarwezo, she shares with us one of the most difficult choices she had to make which cost her the love of someone dear to her but which she still stands by firm.  648 more words

African Feminisms

Herstory: Soweto uprising and the erasure of Black women

See Thando Sipuye’s brilliant piece celebrating the role of young women in the 1976 Soweto uprising in South Africa and de-crying the erasure of women’s role in the struggle.   41 more words


Review: HerStory 4 at Theatre N16

Guest review by Jemima Frankel

What might you expect from a feminist theatre festival at a small fringe theatre in Balham, in June 2017? What issues, events, people, stereotypes – laws, even – might compel feminist theatre makers to, well, make theatre right now? 670 more words

London Theatre

Dear Momma

Dear Momma,

You died. A year ago today I was holding your dead hand. For hours I sat with your body as it blanched, as it grew cold. 2,458 more words

3 Reasons You Should Mind Your Words Before You Mind Her Womb

As adults, we are very much aware of gender roles that we subconsciously live by. These are the unwritten “rules” of how your life/behavior should be conducted as man or woman. 1,224 more words