feminism, trauma

#TryHarder Leuven

Launching #TryHarder Leuven Campaign Violence, sexual harassment, discrimination and bullying are ubiquitous phenomena in every social setting. Universities are no exception to this rule, and neither is the KU Leuven. However, they often fail to address these issues. UNDIVIDED received multiple stories about KU Leuven failing to address acts of unacceptable behaviour, such as sexual […]

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essay, feminism, neurodiversity

Unlimited uncontrollable empathy

(Nederlands – English) There is an English translation below. Deze column verscheen eerder in de tweede editie van Spijker magazine. Een online gratis feministisch tijdschrift dat werkt op basis van vrijwilligers. Onbegrensde oncontroleerbare empathie Ik ben autistisch, altijd al geweest maar relatief recent gediagnosticeerd. Er zijn veel vervelende dingen die mensen zeggen als je ‘uit […]

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essay, feminism, trauma

Narcissism in Art

“Understanding both sides”: empathy or cruelty?                                 Waking up on the 25th November, Domestic Violence Awareness Day, and upon seeing all of the usual Facebook posts about people telling women “they are not alone”, that support exists, that violence is not tolerated, I sighed. Women are alone. But then I thought of it, and everyone […]

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