VERA KURTIC is a proud feminist and a Romani woman from Serbia, activist, researcher and NGO consultant, with many years’ experience in grass root initiatives and international organizations and networks, in the fields of minority activism, women’s human rights, intersectionality, gender equality, political participation, peace and security, dealing with the past, Roma position and LGBT rights. She is active in women’s, Roma, LGBT, left, ecological and vegan/ animals’ rights movements. Vera is the founder of Campaign Month of Roma Women Activism, author of Džuvljarke- lesbian existence of Roma women (2014), the first study on Roma women of different sexual orientation than heterosexual.
The workshop will deal with topics of difference between aging of biology and aging by culture, both within general and lesbian subculture. We will talk about expectations of older lesbians by our lesbian communities, but also about others expectations influence on our perception on aging. Finally, we will discuss the potential impact of invisibility on […]
During this panel we will try to talk about different forms of lesbian activism from theory to practice, street and radical activism to academic research and analyses. Who are those lesbian activists? What other identities do we have and how it influences on our agenda. Moderator: Olena Shevchenko Speakers: Vera Curtic, Patricia Purtschert