social movement

Troubling borders: A brief reflection from Engenderings

To start off the new academic year, two of our blog editors write on the issue of borders, drawing on the refugee crisis from a British and Canadian perspective. Annette and Julia both participated in the #RefugeesWelcomeHere march on Saturday September 12. Here they reflect on some responses to the refugee crisis and the importance of the politics of […]

September 23rd, 2015|Politics, Society|0 Comments|

FEMEN and Malala as feminist protest ‘brands’ – Some polarities in feminist activism

On Sunday, October 20 2013, a friend and I had an amazing day of feminism: in the morning we watched the documentary Ukraine is not a Brothel about the controversial protest group FEMEN, followed by a Q&A with one of their members, Sasha Shevchenko, and in the afternoon we saw Malala Yousafzai speak about her campaigning work for girls’ education. It was an […]

November 6th, 2013|Society|0 Comments|

One Gay Day: Heteronormativity in Action

Emma Spruce, a PhD student at the Gender Institute, writes a witty critique of how heteronormativity functions in everyday interactions and how labeling from outside and within the LGBTQI community inhibits identity formation, recognition, and social change. This article has been published collaboratively with LSE Equality and Diversity and LSE Engenderings Blog to mark LGBT History Month. I let the […]

February 5th, 2012|Politics, Society|0 Comments|

Go Feminist: Moving from the Margins to the Mainstream

Adunni Adams, Caroline Varin, Chitra Nagarajan, Giordy Bunting, Ilse Morgensen, Kate Rowley, Lola Okolosie, Sandhya Sharma, Shannon Harvey and Charmaine Elliott and Mary Bonett These authors organised the Go Feminist conference and discuss here their desire for a more inclusive and interconnected feminist movement and how they believe Go Feminist can help achieve that goal. Engenderings will have a stall at […]

February 3rd, 2012|Politics, Society|0 Comments|

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