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For a feminist geography

Although it is mostly considered as a neutral science, not related to the socio-economic structures under which it is developed, mainstream geography has always reflected and reinforced the power structures of its time. In this article, we present some cases that could help us reflect about the ways in which geography and mapping are and […]

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Urban art and trans community: a talk with Severa Flor

On July, 9th we had a chat with Severa Flor, trans artist from Bogotá (Colombia) about how urban art and the revendication of the public space can help us in the fight for trans rights. This article is the English translation of that interview. If you want to check it in Spanish, you can find it […]

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Flipping the tortillas: Reflections on feminist consciousness

Two long blonde braids.Blue eyes.Curious and always ready to ask the why of everything.At the age of nine, his older brother opened the doors for him to the rudiments of algebraic calculus.He also talks about molecules and atoms, about planets and galaxies.She has no doubts.You will study physics.Adults do not contradict it, childhood passions come […]

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Cities are ours too

A talk with Toponomastica femminile Toponomastica Femminile is an Italian project that deals with the underrepresentation of women in toponymy and in the urban space in general. We have interviewed them to explain us in which ways women are marginalized in the public space, and how we could start to take concrete steps to give […]

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Psychology of confinement

On June 3rd, on the Facebook page of Cidade Feminista, we had a talk with two psychologists who explained us the experience of the quarantine from a feminist and inclusive perspective, focusing on gender-based domestic violence. This article is the English translation of that interview. The project of Cidade Feminista started in a quite odd […]

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Towards a feminist city

Let’s start from a fundamental point: the city is not a neutral space. This might sound familiar to you if you’ve already been in contact with feminist urbanism but it could also sound familiar to you if you’ve at least once had the feeling that the space you live does not fit your needs. To […]