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The ‘Incomplete’ Family: A Short Symposium

Boshemia columnist Ropa is in conversation with her two housemates about their experiences of growing up in single-parent households. Isabel sips her hot chocolate while Diana eats toast. ‘Are you gonna use our names in it then?’ Diana asks. ‘I’ll use different names.’ I reassure her. I place the recorder in the middle of us…

On Radical Motherhood and Gigs in Academia with Jennifer Grubbs

Interview by Daniela Jungova.  Dr Jennifer Grubbs is a Visiting Assistant Professor and the Assistant Director of the Women’s Studies Program at East Tennessee State University. As a mother of three kids under the age of six, she maneuvers the personal and the professional both inside and outside of the classroom on the daily. And…

Teaching The Future // Education Activism with Huw

Huw is a primary school teacher from Plymouth, UK, and has been teaching for almost 5 years. He is an educational activist and has recently become the Plymouth Branch Secretary for the ATL section of the National Education Union. We caught up with him to talk education activism, the National Curriculum, and arts and sex…

Women’s Wire Weekly // A Digest for the Feminists of DC

This interview is brought to Boshemia through a partnership with Femag.cz, an online feminist magazine based in the Czech Republic. The interview is by Daniela Jungova, Editor-in-Chief of Femag.cz.  ________________ “As feminist activists, it’s important to be able to have messy moments and learn from them” Devon and Priya are the faces behind Women’s Wire Weekly—a digest for the feminists of DC. Fired up after the women’s march in January, Devon was looking to strengthen the newsletter she started in July 2016 and luckily she met Priya at a letter writing party and they joined forces soon after. The newsletter now includes…

Voices of Resistance || 100 Days in Appalachia

Voices of Resistance is an ongoing project at Boshemia to share narratives of activism. If you would like your story shared with our global feminist community, contact us at boshemia.blog@gmail.com. This is our first installment. ____________ For this first installment of Voices of Resistance, we turn to Appalachia—a region of the United States often overlooked—and remembered by many only for stereotypes of rural life, poverty, coal mining, and opioid abuse. This great swath of America has long endured sensationalized myths of identity and little media attention has been offered over the years to mitigate these perceptions. Appalachia describes the cultural and…