Month: December 2020

New Year, Old Traditions

As 2020 comes to an end – finally – I couldn’t have been more excited for the new year’s season!

20 Artists That Made my 2020 a Little Better

Look, I am not saying 2020 was full of sparkles and butterflies and dreamy things. However, I also am fully aware that art is healing, at least for me. Ever since I…

Our Silence Is Our Guilt

It is not men to blame for violence against women, but ignorance.

Hear Us Roar

I am a 17-year old gender equality activist from Istanbul, Turkey. I think living in Turkey had an impact on my work. Gender-based stereotypes, gender norms, and roles are still playing a big part in women’s lives in Turkey.


Uncertainty is the refuge of hope. Henri-Frédéric Amiel Dear 9 Magazine readers, This year was a mess. There is no better way to describe it. A big, unprecedented mess. When we started…

Petronella Oortman and the Dutch Dollhouse

In 1686, 18-year-old Nella Oortman finds herself at her new home in Amsterdam after her marriage to Johannes Brandt, a wealthy merchant. Nella, who yearns for love due to her loneliness, is…