Articles by

Aylin Alpaslan

Aylin is German by passport, Turkish by blood, world citizen by choice and convinced that socially constructed nationalities shouldn’t really matter in the first place. She lived in NL on and off for the past 4 years, collecting her undergrad in Groningen and her Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution and Governance from the University of Amsterdam. Her quest is to be living proof that you can like glitter and be a feminist with brains.

Patriarchy in disguise — the myth of gender equality in the Netherlands

Ongoing movement restrictions induced by COVID-19 have created a breeding ground for domestic violence, with women and...

The straight white friend who was actually gay

The Netherlands: a safe haven for queers, an incredibly culturally diverse nation and a place where all...