1. The patriarchy harms men too | An updated take

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    May 10, 2021 by Cláudia

    In a previous post, I argued that feminism did not centre the male experience enough. While acknowledging some of the important points I made, this post explains how I was misguided in my analysis.

  2. The harmful idea of “finding your other half” | Valentine’s Day edition

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    February 14, 2021 by Cláudia

    It’s Valentine’s Day again (ugh). ‘Tis the season of heartshaped pillows, an overload of professions of undying love and pink-and-blue …
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  3. 2020: The year the media silenced our imminent collapse

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    January 16, 2021 by Cláudia

    My master’s dissertation in Human Ecology sought to understand how climate activism is represented to a general public and how …
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  4. Growth is not a straight line

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    December 22, 2020 by Cláudia

    After many years of feeling better, a year like 2020 feels disappointingly like a major setback. However, it may tell us something about personal growth and compassion.

  5. Pets are not programmable toys

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    November 10, 2020 by Cláudia

    In the five years that I’ve volunteered at an animal shelter, I’ve luckily had to say goodbye to many sweet …
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  6. Breakup Diaries | Ending a 10-year relationship at 24 years old… Now what?

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    October 10, 2020 by Cláudia

    Last week, my long-term almost-10 year relationship ended, leaving me with this overarching feeling of… Now what? A big part …
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  7. Review: The Social Dilemma

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    September 23, 2020 by Cláudia

    The Social Dilemma, directed by Jeff Orlowski, is a movie that features several former social media employees as whistleblowers, as …
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  8. Black Voices Matter 2: Allyship

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    September 17, 2020 by Cláudia

    This post is part of a series called Black Voices Matter, in which I step aside and let Black voices …
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  9. Yes, I’ve gained weight. No, you cannot comment on it. An anti-diet culture manifesto.

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    August 30, 2020 by Cláudia

    During my formative teenage years, my body was what society considers slim. Even throughout my most depressive years, I still …
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  10. To my fellow white feminists – we need to do better

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    August 11, 2020 by Cláudia

    I’ve not always identified as a feminist, but it has been one of my epithets for a few years now. …
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