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.

Mindy Project Recap: ‘Diary of a Mad Indian Woman’

So Mindy and Danny always stay over at Danny’s house, never Mindy’s. This makes sense from what we know of the characters, as Danny ... [ more ]

So Mindy and Danny always stay over at Danny’s house, never Mindy’s. This makes ... [ more ]

So Mindy and Danny always stay over at Danny’s house, never Mindy’s. This makes sense from what we know ... [ more ]

Mindy Project Recap: ‘We Need to Talk About Annette’

I get that in real life, people have flaws, but why does Annette have to have so goddamn many? In every appearance she makes ... [ more ]

I get that in real life, people have flaws, but why does Annette have ... [ more ]

I get that in real life, people have flaws, but why does Annette have to have so goddamn many? ... [ more ]

Mindy Project Recap: ‘Caramel Princess Time’

This week’s episode (Season 3, Episode 6) is all about lateness. I am the most punctual person in the world. Nothing causes me more ... [ more ]

This week’s episode (Season 3, Episode 6) is all about lateness. I am the ... [ more ]

This week’s episode (Season 3, Episode 6) is all about lateness. I am the most punctual person in the ... [ more ]

No, I DON’T Hate Katherine Heigl

I watch Heigl’s movies and TV projects like it’s my job. If Heigl can be successful, it’s one more blow to a patriarchy that ... [ more ]

I watch Heigl’s movies and TV projects like it’s my job. If Heigl can ... [ more ]

I watch Heigl’s movies and TV projects like it’s my job. If Heigl can be successful, it’s one more ... [ more ]

Mindy Project’s ‘I Slipped’ Trivializes Consent

Consent is hard to mix with comedy, and this week's episode of "The Mindy Project" hits a new low when Danny actually commits intimate ... [ more ]

Consent is hard to mix with comedy, and this week's episode of "The Mindy ... [ more ]

Consent is hard to mix with comedy, and this week's episode of "The Mindy Project" hits a new low ... [ more ]

Mindy Project Recap, Season 3, Episode 3: “Crimes & Misdemeanors & Ex-BFs”

The Mindy Project, while it used to be masterful, is now selling a dangerous version of heterosexuality; its message is for women to find ... [ more ]

The Mindy Project, while it used to be masterful, is now selling a dangerous ... [ more ]

The Mindy Project, while it used to be masterful, is now selling a dangerous version of heterosexuality; its message ... [ more ]