Why Taking Off The Hijab Is A Feminist Act

Today, we are celebrating a feminist holiday: #NoHijabDay. Feminists have long fought against gender policing, patriarchal violence and mandated hijab. You’re not a feminist if you refuse to support women who take off the hijab. I had to quit my job because they knew where I worked. I had to sacrifice health insurance and work […]

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Visiting the First City for Free Black People in South America

I launched GabarIskuFilan to document Black liberation from the perspective of a solo female traveler. So far, I’ve traveled to Trinidad & Tobago and Colombia with the intention to learn about the universal struggle for Black liberation and self-determination.

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Stop Asking Me How I Afford to Travel

This is the rudest question I am asked right after, “ Why do you travel by yourself?” These questions exude jealousy and project covert power dynamics.

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Unpopular Opinions: Solo Female Travel Edition

Hi everyone! Welcome back to GabarIskuFilan, a radical feminist solo female travel blog. This blog post will be about my unpopular travel opinions—the solo female travel edition.

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Stop asking me Why I travel Solo

Stop asking me why I travel solo. People love to inundate solo female travelers with horror stories, cautionary tales, and terrifying scenarios. Stop it!

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