The Femisphere: A Link Round UP!

  A Weekly Link Round Up of Body Politics & Body Justice News Indian Country Today Media Network reports that Gyasi Ross has a new track called White Privilege 3 available for free right now on Soundcloud. It’s a response to another Seattle hip hop artist, Mackelmore - who released the controversial, White Privilege … [Read more...]

The Femisphere: A Link Roundup

A weekly news round up on the state of Body Politics & Body Justice    This week there was a Twitterstorm when the hashtag #TraditionallySubmissive started trending after UK Prime Minister David Cameron said that Muslim women are traditionally submissive. Fariha Khan writes her response for Huff Post UK.  Ruwan … [Read more...]

Size Me: Finding Perfection When you Can’t Find Your Size

By Etang Inyang Since I hit puberty, I have shopped at the “fat lady” clothing stores. It was impressed upon me from an early age that I had limited options. In cramped dressing rooms with a pool of clothing at my feet, I was pressed by my impatient aunt, “Hurry up and decide between that pink flowery dress and that orange n’ … [Read more...]