Long Reads, Masculinities, Poetic Warfare, prose, Uncategorized

Unintentional Intersectional: the Relevance of Inclusive Sport Teams

Last weekend I participated with the Brussels team in the biannual world championship of inclusive rugby, the Bingham Cup. As a new player for the Straffe Ketten team, it was my first time at this surprisingly intersectional and diverse sport event. Sport gathers people from all walks of life, regardless of their race, social class, income… Continue reading Unintentional Intersectional: the Relevance of Inclusive Sport Teams

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Long Reads, Poetic Warfare, Uncategorized

To the New Poly

You just got here so breathe deep. We’ll teach you all you need. This community serves to help one another and you’re free to ask as you please. Read as much as you need, this article and more, there are so many books about this. Don’t be scared, it might seem like a lot at… Continue reading To the New Poly

Long Reads, Poetic Warfare, Uncategorized

World Slam Competition – the boycott

From the 7th to the 15th of May, the 15th edition of the Grand Poetry Slam - the World’s Slam Poetry Competition - will take place in Paris, organized by the French Federation of Slam Poetry. This year’s edition of the Slam Competition, however, has taken a sour turn after the organizers decided to ban… Continue reading World Slam Competition – the boycott

Long Reads, Masculinities, Poetic Warfare, prose, Uncategorized

Dr. NiceBoy – or how I learned to stop worrying and love my nastiness

Nice boys are a weird sub-species in the dating world. They speak softly, hear your concerns, are respectful, don’t try to force themselves onto you; you know, they treat you like a human being. And they are also convinced they are the only ones to do so, and this is where it gets dangerous. Because… Continue reading Dr. NiceBoy – or how I learned to stop worrying and love my nastiness

Long Reads, Poetic Warfare, prose, Uncategorized

The privilege of emancipation

The feminist movement under the neo-liberal system With recent market deregulation and globalization of the capitalist system, the feminist movement appears to be split (at least) in two: on one hand, the focus on individual experiences and the meritocratic advance of elite women and, on the other hand, a transnational wave of solidarity. While the… Continue reading The privilege of emancipation