About

IMG_0783 betaSister Outrider is the award winning blog of Claire Heuchan, a Black radical feminist from Scotland. In addition to winning the Best Blog category for the 2016 Write to End Violence Against Women Awards and being shortlisted for the Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, Sister Outrider is accessed around the world and has been translated into French, Spanish, Portuguese, and German.
Claire is a PhD candidate at the University of Stirling, where she obtained an MLitt in Gender Studies and is presently researching Black women’s use of digital media in feminist activism. The central focus of her work is Black feminist theory, activism, and writing.

Claire volunteers at Glasgow Women’s Library and is a proud member of their organisational team for Collect:If, a networking group by and for creative women of colour in Scotland. In addition, Claire facilitates workshops on subjects including feminism, blogging, and lesbian culture.

In addition to blogging as Sister Outrider, Claire is a freelance writer. She has contributed essays to the feminist anthology Nasty WomenA Room of Our Own, and a growing range of academic texts.

Claire has been published by platforms such as the Guardian, Heat Street, Media Diversified, and Feminist Current. Her writing has resulted in Claire being  invited to speak at conferences and symposiums around the UK.

 

Follow Claire on Twitter: @ClaireShrugged

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Get in touch by email: SisterOutrider@outlook.com

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