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.

Girls Recap: ‘Sit In,’ Season 4, Episode 5

This was a brilliant episode. There are a million reasons why. First off, Hannah has arrested development, but she’s learning that just because she ... [ more ]

This was a brilliant episode. There are a million reasons why. First off, Hannah ... [ more ]

This was a brilliant episode. There are a million reasons why. First off, Hannah has arrested development, but she’s ... [ more ]

Shoshanna on "Girls" in the episode "Cubbies"

Girls Recap: ‘Cubbies,’ Season 4, Episode 4

So the episode starts with Shosh interviewing for a job at the top consulting firm in the world, McKinsey. The interview is not going ... [ more ]

So the episode starts with Shosh interviewing for a job at the top consulting ... [ more ]

So the episode starts with Shosh interviewing for a job at the top consulting firm in the world, McKinsey. ... [ more ]

Photo of front of clothing store with mannequins wearing jeans

My Year Without Shopping: Week Four

Now on Day 26 of my year without clothes shopping, this post will focus on the good things that have already come out of ... [ more ]

Now on Day 26 of my year without clothes shopping, this post will focus ... [ more ]

Now on Day 26 of my year without clothes shopping, this post will focus on the good things that ... [ more ]

Girls Recap: ‘Triggering,’ Season 4, Episode 2

Hannah arrives in Iowa, and that state makes a stellar first impression on our protagonist. First off, she’s able to rent a gorgeous apartment ... [ more ]

Hannah arrives in Iowa, and that state makes a stellar first impression on our ... [ more ]

Hannah arrives in Iowa, and that state makes a stellar first impression on our protagonist. First off, she’s able ... [ more ]

Let Me Tell You About the Free Public Speaking Program for Toronto Feminists

In Ontario, young women were banned from participating in some prominent high school debate leagues until well into the 1970s. Depriving young women of ... [ more ]

In Ontario, young women were banned from participating in some prominent high school debate ... [ more ]

In Ontario, young women were banned from participating in some prominent high school debate leagues until well into the ... [ more ]

Girls Recap: ‘Iowa,’ Season 4, Episode 1

So this episode is basically an extended piece of exposition; however, I am fine with that. We have now clearly established what the stakes ... [ more ]

So this episode is basically an extended piece of exposition; however, I am fine ... [ more ]

So this episode is basically an extended piece of exposition; however, I am fine with that. We have now ... [ more ]