Sarah Sahagian


Sarah Sahagian is a PhD candidate in Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies at York University, where she is writing her dissertation on the mothering of inter-ethnic children. She holds an undergraduate degree from Queen’s University and a master’s in Gender Studies from the London School of Economics. Her writing has appeared in such publications as the Demeter Press anthology on gender fluid parenting Chasing Rainbows, The Huffington Post, XOJane, Comments Enabled, and the satirical newspaper The Beaverton. Sarah is also the co-editor of the Demeter Press book Mother of Invention: How Our Mothers Influenced Us as Feminist Academics and Activists. When she’s not writing her dissertation, Sarah reads a lot of novels about other angsty young women, streams a lot of Netflix, enjoys the occasional glass of Shiraz, and likes to tweet about topics ranging from reproductive rights to who’s going to win The Bachelorette. You can follow her on Twitter here: @sarahsahagian.

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It’s Not Rude to Talk About Money

Not talking about money means when pay discrimination happens to you, it’s that much harder to diagnose. [ more ]

Not talking about money means when pay discrimination happens to you, it’s that much ... [ more ]

Not talking about money means when pay discrimination happens to you, it’s that much harder to diagnose. [ more ]

No, Hannah Doesn’t Grow Up in the Girls Season 4 Finale

The Girls season 4 finale was last week. Because of various reasons, I am finally putting pen to paper about it now. However, my ... [ more ]

The Girls season 4 finale was last week. Because of various reasons, I am ... [ more ]

The Girls season 4 finale was last week. Because of various reasons, I am finally putting pen to paper ... [ more ]

Zaynab Khadr on a Hudson's Bay blanket on Parliament Hill, wearing a niqab

#dresscodePM and Why We Should All Support Women Who Choose to Wear the Niqab

Stephen Harper's opinion on the niqab is impossible to justify in the Canadian context. The last thing the State needs to do is step ... [ more ]

Stephen Harper's opinion on the niqab is impossible to justify in the Canadian context. ... [ more ]

Stephen Harper's opinion on the niqab is impossible to justify in the Canadian context. The last thing the State ... [ more ]

What the York University Strike Has Taught me About Self-Care For Caring Professionals

Self-care is a great feminist idea, but like Virginia Woolf’s endorsement theory that every woman should have a room of one’s own, it’s also ... [ more ]

Self-care is a great feminist idea, but like Virginia Woolf’s endorsement theory that every ... [ more ]

Self-care is a great feminist idea, but like Virginia Woolf’s endorsement theory that every woman should have a room ... [ more ]

Girls Recap: ‘Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz,’ Season 4, Episode 8

This week’s episode was all about ill-fated partnerships. After forcing him to attend Mimi-Rose’s art open unwittingly, Hannah makes a play to get Mr. ... [ more ]

This week’s episode was all about ill-fated partnerships. After forcing him to attend Mimi-Rose’s ... [ more ]

This week’s episode was all about ill-fated partnerships. After forcing him to attend Mimi-Rose’s art open unwittingly, Hannah makes ... [ more ]

Why the Girls Abortion Episode Was an Awesome Conversation Starter

This week, Girls talked about abortion seriously for the first time since Season 1. Also, someone actually got one this time! Was it a ... [ more ]

This week, Girls talked about abortion seriously for the first time since Season 1. ... [ more ]

This week, Girls talked about abortion seriously for the first time since Season 1. Also, someone actually got one ... [ more ]