A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South

Author: Lucie Bernroider

A photo of a protest with a focus on a placard that says in bold and all caps, "Rapefugess not welcome" with words "rape" and "not" in green, and the rest in black. In the middle is drawn a woman running away from a three men who are holding daggers in their hands, running towards her.

Of Monsters and Men: Why We Need to Excavate Feminism

While Islam was loudly decried a religion of molesters, the European far right - not exactly known for their commitment to gender equality and women’s rights - now appoint themselves the protectors of ‘their’ (i.e. European white) women against an ‘onslaught of Muslim rapists’.
Back of a woman with boy-cut hair, wearing red sweater, and a green shawl round her neck, looking at the view from a terrace. She can see houses and more houses.

Notes from the Field: What Single Women in Delhi Taught Me about Sexuality

The women taught me how to navigate the city, as I learnt about the different ways the body is marked in public (and in private too). I often tried to discern when ‘bold’ became ‘reckless’, and what the underlying politics of this rhetoric shift might be. How arguments were stacked up pre-emptively determining who was deserving of protection and whose transgressions left them out in the cold.
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