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Kapan perempuan bisa jalan sendiri dan pulang malam tanpa takut?

Feb 26, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Pernah pulang malam? Naik kendaraan umum dan sendirian? Apa yang Anda rasakan?

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Memangnya perempuan harus selalu diantar-jemput pasangannya?

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:29 PM

Penulis beranggapan fenomena antar jemput —yang jadi peraturan tidak tertulis dalam percintaan— merupakan bentuk “paksaan” peningkatan ketergantungan perempuan pada laki laki

Ilustrasi oleh Adhitya Pattisahusiwa/

Kisah seorang pria gay yang bersembunyi di balik tudung rohani

Nov 20, 2016 - 3:27 PM

Inilah yang terjadi apabila kaum gay takut untuk mengungkapkan diri mereka Mereka akan terus menutup diri di bawah tudung rohani

Ilustrasi oleh Adhitya Pattisahusiwa/

Solo travelling berbahaya untuk perempuan?

Apr 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Menurut saya dunia ini berbahaya bagi semua orang tidak terkecuali bagi laki laki atau perempuan

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Pandangan utuh seorang feminis tentang kewajiban memakai jilbab

Mar 13, 2016 - 1:14 PM

Perempuan harus punya otoritas untuk menentukan apakah ia memakai jilbab atau tidak

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Remaja ini bertanya: Kenapa harus menikah?

Feb 06, 2016 - 2:26 PM

Di mataku pernikahan keduanya tidak kalah menakutkan dengan pernikahan yang pertama Apapun kebahagian yang ia dan suaminya tampilkan di depan keluarga kami adalah kebohongan

SACRIFICE. A cheating husband uses his daughter for blackmail while he gives his wife STDs

'Being the woman I want to be'

Jan 23, 2016 - 11:25 AM

I sincerely believe that girls and women should be free and safe to be true to themselves and to explore their interests rather than having to follow some arbitrary rules

DATE NIGHT. Boost your self confidence and try going on a date.

What Christmas is like for an atheist

Dec 26, 2015 - 3:07 PM

I wish there was a holiday for atheists but there isn’t

ISRAEL. The Temple Mount of Jerusalem plus Santa and a Christmas tree

Here's a confession: I don't like praying or going to church

Dec 05, 2015 - 12:01 PM

Here s some advice for someone who does not enjoy religious rituals

I’m 13 and I’m Losing My Faith!

Nov 29, 2015 - 3:41 PM

You are still very young however You have all the time in the world to explore said Madge

LOSING MY FAITH. "I rarely pray, and even if I do, I don’t pray to a specific being or what-not. I just feel blessed and thankful." Photo by Rappler

How to deal with your monster-in-law

Nov 25, 2015 - 3:19 PM

Have a horror mother in law? Here s some advice on how to deal with her

Should I stop sleeping around to fall in love again?

Nov 24, 2015 - 11:43 AM

I first decided to do one night stands because I wanted to get over the emotional feelings that I had for my ex

How I finally left my deadbeat husband

Nov 03, 2015 - 12:19 PM

Domestic violence against women is often only focused on sexual physical and verbal abuse overlooking economic situations like mine

8 perks of having a gay son

Nov 03, 2015 - 10:03 AM

If you can get past the label and think of us as the fabulous son then you’ll come to realize that you re in for a treat

When your millennial friends get married before you

Oct 31, 2015 - 6:16 PM

And then boom Suddenly everybody I knew was getting married leaving my fellow single friends to contemplate and or start to feel insecure

Meninggalkan Islam: Bagaimana saya menjadi Ateis

Sep 29, 2015 - 7:28 PM

‘Sebanyak apapun hal baik yang kamu lakukan jika kamu bukan Muslim maka itu akan sia sia Bahkan sejak dulu saya sulit menerima hal tersebut’

ISLAM. An Indonesian Muslim woman takes a picture of her fellows during a mass prayer marking the Eid Al-Adha celebrations in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. File photo from EPA

Leaving Islam: How I became an atheist

Sep 24, 2015 - 3:40 PM

No matter how many good things you have done before you kick the bucket if you are not a Muslim then bad news for you Even back then I had a problem accepting that part of the religious teaching

ISLAM. An Indonesian Muslim woman takes a picture of her fellows during a mass prayer marking the Eid Al-Adha celebrations in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. File photo from EPA

5 hal perempuan perlu tahu soal hak seksualnya

Sep 18, 2015 - 9:23 PM

Perempuan juga berhak menikmati aktivitas seksual

'You've gotten fatter!': Why our culture and families should stop commenting on weight

Sep 12, 2015 - 3:17 PM

To me what this habit shows is that we overestimate friendliness not realizing that we cross boundaries and become intrusive and insulting I hardly think calling another person fat being friendly

Modern fatherhood: Involving dads in child rearing

Aug 24, 2015 - 11:30 AM

What makes an ideal father?

Till faith do us part? Growing up in a two-religions home

Aug 19, 2015 - 10:33 AM

What s it like to grow up in an interfaith family?

What I wish I’d known before my abortion

Aug 07, 2015 - 10:40 AM

This woman wants you to know about her abortion and why she doesn t regret it

Beyond the feast: Life after Ramadan

Aug 01, 2015 - 2:59 PM

Is that it? Is there nothing left from Ramadan? Has it made any impact to our life or has it simply faded away?

My first Tinder date: To hook-up or not?

Jul 23, 2015 - 12:36 PM

When he started kissing me I giggled nervously When we began to make out I had an attack of self consciousness

‘God, are you there?’ A gay girl’s reflection on religion

Jul 14, 2015 - 11:49 AM

Is there room in Islam for LGBTQ ? This girl is trying to find the answer

PH vs China, Egay, Princess Charlotte | 6PM wRap

Jul 06, 2015 - 6:38 PM

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Young, in love, and abused in Indonesia

May 22, 2015 - 11:42 AM

Why abuse against women happens how to recognize it and what to do about it

On death row: Indonesia’s zeal for capital punishment

Apr 04, 2015 - 12:12 PM

Drug dealers are no saints – that’s a given – they are criminals But do they deserve the death penalty?

Why Nicki Minaj is my feminist icon

Mar 16, 2015 - 9:59 AM

Nicki Minaj represents a feminism that is oft frowned upon because she is brash and unashamedly sexual Does this make her any less a feminist than Emma Watson?

State of Women: The rape of Indonesian children

Mar 11, 2015 - 10:17 AM

All in one week – a rapist marries his underage victim rape charges are dropped against a sultan an Islamic school principal molests his 14 year old students

Reinventing confidence after divorce

Jan 07, 2015 - 6:29 PM

The good thing is confidence is a learned skill

The perks of dating apps: A gay guy’s discovery

Dec 16, 2014 - 5:41 PM

One gay guy reviews various dating apps and lists a protocol for dating someone met through one of them

Working mothers: Enough with the guilt trip!

Dec 09, 2014 - 6:14 PM

I know for a fact that my parents are happy parents because they work And we their three children never felt abandoned

One year later: Life after divorce

Dec 02, 2014 - 1:36 PM

On November 3 2013 my ex husband dropped a nuclear bomb He said that he had a mistress and he was marrying her and divorcing me

Let’s talk about sex … with mom

Nov 25, 2014 - 3:12 PM

Her message about sex is consistent: That sexual desire is not something to be ashamed of but it’s also about love and trust

Numbers matter: Why Indonesia can no longer afford fuel subsidy

Nov 18, 2014 - 6:30 PM

If many of us can pay millions of rupiah for monthly installment to buy new cars would it be fair to pay gasoline at less than half of the price of a pack of cigarettes?

Give adoption a chance

Nov 11, 2014 - 2:42 PM

Perhaps it’s absolutism that prevents people from adopting the narcissistic belief that our bloodline is so important and that a child lacking our genetic make up is not a perfect child

Finding hope in cancer

Oct 21, 2014 - 4:11 PM

This is what I believe to be the hope of cancer: you will have the most heartwarming experiences that will carry you through life long after your loved ones are gone

Keeping it real in the closet

Oct 14, 2014 - 3:09 PM

I may be in the closet but I’m not hiding I may be in the closet but I don’t seek to settle in a loveless heterosexual marriage

Finding my voice: A sexual abuse survivor’s story

Sep 30, 2014 - 1:38 PM

I came clean here resisting the option of using a pseudonym because I want you to know that I’m not ashamed Being a victim of sexual abuse does not define me though it has shaped me to be who I am

Visiting the Louvre

Aug 10, 2013 - 6:12 PM

Touring the Louvre is no easy feat Here s a list that will help you plan on which exhibits to see

GROUNDS. The old fortress turned castle turned museum offers majestic view, world's leading art pieces. Photos by Carol Ramoran except as indicated

‘The Last Temptation’ remains relevant

Apr 06, 2012 - 2:43 PM

The Last Temptation of Christ is actually a loving take on Jesus’ humanity

CROWN OF THORNS. Willem Dafoe in The Last Temptation of Christ.