Feminism Killing Word

When ‘Feminism’ Is A Killing Word

This piece is co-authored by Jess Tomlin (the Executive Director of The MATCH Fund) and Lauren Ravon (the Director of Policy and Campaigns at Oxfam Canada). Women are trash. What other explanation could there be for assassins in Honduras murdering indigenous rights activist Yaneth Urquia and then abandoning her body at a municipal garbage dump?[…]

Because It’s 2116

Guest blogger: Jess Tomlin I am dead. Because it’s 2116. I lived a long life, full of love and activism. I cuddled babies, grandbabies, and great grandbabies. Alongside many brave women and men, I demanded universal human rights, tackling sexism, femicide, child marriage, trafficking, and maddening inequality. We saw women at the grassroots level building[…]

Confirmation That We Exist

Natia Gvianishvili, a 28-year-old Georgian activist who jokingly describes herself as “a lesbian for a living,” is featured in the upcoming documentary by StudioMobile, a grantee of The MATCH Fund. We had the opportunity to interview Natia for the 2015 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (May 17). The Director of Georgia’s Women’s Initiatives[…]