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Issues // Gender and Sexuality
Gender Stereotypes: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Much like a self-fulfilling prophecy, stereotypes exist because we believe they exist.

by Marsa Harisa April 4, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
The Vicious Cycle We Have Created for Transgender Women in Indonesia

Integrating transgender women into women’s movement is important not only to consolidate power, but also to help protect the marginalized group from pervasive violence and discrimination against its members.

by Kevin Halim March 15, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
At Rumah Singgah Transpuan Transwomen Bound by Love and Self-reform

At this shelter, transwomen learn skills to empower them financially and to connect to others in the community.

by Anggi Lubis March 5, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
Ketika Perempuan yang Lebih Berdaya Sudutkan Sesama Perempuan

Banyak perempuan yang ketika merasa sudah berdaya, bukannya mendukung dan mendorong perempuan lain yang belum seberuntung mereka, malah menyalahkan dan menghakiminya.

by Fitri Indra Harjanti February 6, 2019
Issues // Gender and Sexuality
I Like Women and My Mother Wants Me to Suffer Because of It

"Remember, I would rather not see you as a daughter, if I ever caught you dating a woman," my mom said.

by Mezia February 6, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
What Women's Rights? Disappointing Presidential Debate Missed the Point

When it comes to gender equality issues, how did President Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto fare in their first televised face-off?

by Dyah Ayu Kartika February 5, 2019
Lifestyle // Health and Beauty
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Perennial Problem of Body Shaming

Fairy tales is often loaded with message of body shaming.

by Dr Sonia Vashishta Oberoi January 29, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
Indonesian Media's Failure to Protect Women

The media fails women everywhere, each time they tuck a man away as a secret to respect his "dignity."

by Joanne Amarisa January 10, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
Momen Hari Ibu: Ketika Cut Nyak Terusir dari Tanahnya

Kisah seorang perempuan muda hebat yang dipersekusi dan terusir dari kampungnya di Aceh.

by Nadya Karima Melati, Kolumnis December 21, 2018
Lifestyle // Health and Beauty
Do Beauty Products Really Empower Us?

Makeup and skincare may make us feel powerful, but what good are they if we're still powerless in our day-to-day lives?

by Theodora Sarah Abigail December 20, 2018