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My curly hair / Meu cabelo crespo

by Adelimar da Conceição

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Everything started when my grandma called me to brush my hair, which was really voluminous and curly. I still remember how reluctant I was to brushing it when I was 5 years old.

Blows on the head, pinches and punishment… Crying was not permitted, nor was any movement to avoid the brush and […]

Gender Equality Forum and Spectrum respond to recent events around LSE men’s rugby

The Gender Equality Forum (GEF) and Spectrum (LSE’s LGBT+ staff forum) have released a joint statement in response to the sexist, homophobic, racist, and classist leaflet recently dispersed by the now disbanded LSE Men’s Rugby Club to LSE Freshers. The statement is an important example of collective politics in action, and brought together input from around 70 members of the […]

October 9th, 2014|Politics, Society|0 Comments|

The Beast in Me

Terrine Friday is a Canadian journalist whose work has been published by Reuters, TrustLaw, National Post, The Toronto Star, the LSE’s POLIS institute and various other publications. She completed her BA in Journalism at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, and is currently pursuing her MSc in Gender, Media and Culture at the LSE. I remember as a little girl my […]

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