“Queer love reconfigures the way you move through the world when, at last, you are touched softly, gently and with such tenderness”

Deidre’s social media reads like a beau­ti­ful love let­ter to les­bian­ism, and their per­son­al work reflects their event­ful life—from a case of sex­u­al vio­lence in Deidre’s child­hood to mar­ry­ing their pla­ton­ic part­ner. Fer­rars & Fields talks to Dei­dre about queer love and its part in the process of heal­ing from sex­u­al trauma.

Rape Myths 101: Wo sind die Täter und seit wann?

Inte­graler Bestandteil der soge­nan­nten “rape cul­ture” sind die “rape myths”, also ein­er bes­timmten Logik fol­gen­den Erzähl- sowie Darstel­lungs­for­men von Verge­wal­ti­gun­gen und sex­u­al­isierten For­men von Gewalt gegen Frauen. Wir sprechen für diesen Text eine Trig­ger­war­nung aus. 

Imagining the (queer) Witch

“Queer­ing the Witch opens up the def­i­n­i­tion of who is con­sid­ered a witch. His­tor­i­cal­ly speak­ing, the major­i­ty of accused and con­vict­ed witch­es are iden­ti­fied as women; but why not expand the def­i­n­i­tion to include oth­er com­mu­ni­ties that face dis­crim­i­na­tion because they con­tra­dict the so-called norm?”