LIVING WHILE FEMINIST, our bodies, our truths

: Thorpe (J.) ed.

R 300.00
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288pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2020


A collection of essays, poems and memoirs.

Contributions include:

"Undoing Hypervisibility" by Desiree Lewis

"It's Not 'Just Hair'" by Mishumo Madima

"Call Out Culture: Being the Most Radical Smartest Bitch in the Room" by Tiffany Kagure Mugo

"The Risk" by Dawn Garisch

"A Decade of Feminism" by Nobantu Shabangu

"Crones and Witches: The Invisible Body" by Helen Moffett,

"Challenging Sexual Harassment in the University: Disarming Feminism" by Srila Roy

"Ikaya Elihle For When I Get Home" by Owethu Makhathini

"Rafiya" by Arja Salafranca.

"Parts of this book had me feeling like I was looking into a mirror, nodding at the familiar. Even in the calling out, in the imperfect, I felt seen and loved." Tlaleng Mofokeng, Vice Chairperson of the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition of South Africa

Jen Thorpe is the author of the novel The Peculiars and editor of two collections of feminist essays, My First Time: stories of sex and sexuality from women like you and Feminism Is: South Africans speak their truth. She lives in Cape Town.