Janine Rich writes by day and studies by night with a BA in Middle Eastern studies and International Relations. She is an American who currently lives in Istanbul. Find her on Twitter @OyVeyYani
Pink buses and race politics
To ally campaigns for women’s rights with racism is to accept the very logic that, at its ideological core, feminism...
Published in: 50.50Depoliticised and unsustainable: Jessa Crispin on why she no longer calls herself a feminist
Why I Am Not a Feminist author argues that feminism has lost touch with its politically radical roots.
Please stop saying that Turkey is gone!
The types of adjectives generally accompanying articles about the Middle East create a core of “knowledge” that is a...
The 'Burkini Battle': France’s capitulation to extremism
Reduced to symbols of national identity, women are caught in the center of a tug-of-war in which any amount of...
Erdogan and Gülen: two sides of the same coin
A response to an article in the Huffington Post appealing to Fethullah Gülen.
Opting out: why my decision to not vote has everything to do with the attacks at Atatürk Airport
By choosing not to vote, I am opting out of choosing whose life, whose community, I view as expendable. I cannot...