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I am a free woman poem by Marit van Splunter

Marit wrote this poem in reflection to the current protests and discussion happening around Holland regarding the shrinking space and availability of abortion pills and services. To learn more read here.

Nexus of Feminism and Sustainability Clothing Exchange and Discussion

We at FCA believe that sustainability and conscious consumerism is one of the ways which you can practice feminism. So we’re throwing a clothing exchange (during the expensive holiday consumer season) to gather and exchange clothes, ideas (The discussion will be on the nexus of feminism, consumer culture and sustainability see reading list below), and […]

Anti-Racism: w/Sarita Bajnath & Arzu Aslan

Get your ticket here! Synopsis:  we will be delving into anti-racism with two experts: Arzu Aslan and Sarita Bajnath. They will both give a short lecture about their work and experiences. After that we will have the opportunity to delve into the matter further in a moderated discussion. Speakers: Arzu Aslan: Kurdish (cis straight) woman, daughter, […]

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opinion

Sexism in Jazz: The Women Re-Shaping The Boys Club

Women typically face challenges breaking into male-dominated fields but the female jazz musicians of today are taking a sledgehammer to the boys club of the music industry. The lack of female contribution and old-school sexism within the Jazz community is perplexing. There is no better example of democracy than a Jazz ensemble: individual freedom but […]

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opinion

Feminism and (Zwarte) Piet

It is almost impossible to live in the Netherlands and not know about Sinterklaas. This mythical Greek-Turkish bishop, who resides in Spain for most of the year, comes over to the Netherlands by steamboat in November. For a few weeks children can put their shoe in front of the fireplace, put a carrot in it for […]