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.

My Year Without Clothes Shopping: Week One

So, as you may have read, my New Year’s resolution is to give up clothes shopping for 2015. How is it going so far? ... [ more ]

So, as you may have read, my New Year’s resolution is to give up ... [ more ]

So, as you may have read, my New Year’s resolution is to give up clothes shopping for 2015. How ... [ more ]

The Problem With Saying ‘We Don’t Care, As Long as Our Baby’s Healthy’

The message is loud and clear: When “health” is everything you allow yourself to care about, you might not find your child satisfactory if ... [ more ]

The message is loud and clear: When “health” is everything you allow yourself to ... [ more ]

The message is loud and clear: When “health” is everything you allow yourself to care about, you might not ... [ more ]

Why The Sony Hack Scandal Is a Feminist Issue

By now, we’ve all heard about the Sony Hacks. The U.S. government claims the cyber attacks were launched against the company in retaliation for ... [ more ]

By now, we’ve all heard about the Sony Hacks. The U.S. government claims the ... [ more ]

By now, we’ve all heard about the Sony Hacks. The U.S. government claims the cyber attacks were launched against ... [ more ]

Harper’s Apathy About Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Should Be On Our Radar

"It isn't high on our radar, to be honest." This is what our Prime Minister of the better part of a decade, Stephen Harper, ... [ more ]

"It isn't high on our radar, to be honest." This is what our Prime ... [ more ]

"It isn't high on our radar, to be honest." This is what our Prime Minister of the better part ... [ more ]

Photo of front of clothing store with mannequins wearing jeans

Why I’m Giving Up Shopping for 2015

I enjoy shopping. I’m not too high-brow to admit that. I particularly like shopping for clothes. I am fortunate that I have never had ... [ more ]

I enjoy shopping. I’m not too high-brow to admit that. I particularly like shopping ... [ more ]

I enjoy shopping. I’m not too high-brow to admit that. I particularly like shopping for clothes. I am fortunate ... [ more ]

Mindy Kaling and Rhea Perlman in The Mindy Project

Mindy Project Recap: ‘How to Lose a Mom in 10 Days’

Mindy and Danny have a problem; Danny’s mom, Annette, just won’t give them their space. You see, Annette is always walking in on them ... [ more ]

Mindy and Danny have a problem; Danny’s mom, Annette, just won’t give them their ... [ more ]

Mindy and Danny have a problem; Danny’s mom, Annette, just won’t give them their space. You see, Annette is ... [ more ]