I am a woman – or at least I think I am. What does that statement even mean? I have so many questions about what it means to be a woman, and about gender in general. Is it all about behavioural patterns? Do I ‘perform’ my gender and manifest it in the way I act?Continue reading “Am I a Woman?”
Washing the dishes takes up a lot of time if you’re going to be a genius. There are multiple explanations to why women have been forgotten throughout history. There are plenty of systematic procedures that forget women when their achievements look like they don’t belong to them. Women inhabit a society that is not builtContinue reading “The Engine that Makes the World Move”
In a time of standstill, let’s take a moment to celebrate the progress of women. The women of the past, the women of the present and the women of the future – let’s celebrate the women of the world. Corona has been a subtle reminder of the victories fought for and won by the womenContinue reading “To the women of the world”
In honour of 2021’s International Women’s Day Bloom decided to set out and ask people about what it means to be a woman. Here are some of the responses we got: “Being courageous, independent and able to give life.” “Inequality and pain.” “To me being a woman is much more than simply gender identity. It’sContinue reading “What does it mean to be a woman?”
I don’t know a single girl who hasn’t had a toxic relationship with their mothers and dieting. For as long as I can remember, my mum has talked all things diet, from working out, to getting slim for summer, to eating nothing but protein for weeks at a time.