Learning to care as a feminist

learning to care as a feminist
Sign at Occupy Portland, October 21, 2011. Photo: Flickr/K.Kendal via Wikimedia Commons. CC BY 2.0.

Elona Hoover, a PhD candidate at the University of Brighton and a fellow traveller,  was recently invited to share a feminist perspective in Open Democracy’s Transformations series on care. The blog is entitled ‘Learning to care as a feminist.

In a re-converted industrial building in East London, a regular session of ‘Community Massage’ is taking place. A friend tells me, “that could sound creepy!” I laugh and explain that it’s a collective of trained therapists who organise treatment on a sliding scale for a range of people including activists and those who can’t afford complementary therapy. Continue reading on the Open Democracy website

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