Who is the biggest? Who is the hardest? Who can keep going the longest? For centuries on end, we have been living and competing on patriarchal terms like these. These terms suck! They suck for women, but they suck for a fair number of men, too.

In her talk at TEDxFreiburg 2021, Maria-Xenia Hardt delivers a compelling argument why everybody would benefit from a culture of vaginas – complete with a 10-step guide on how to get there!

Maria-Xenia Hardt works as a freelance journalist, writer, stage host and creative strategist for ambitious projects and ideas. She has directed numerous theatre productions, completed a PhD thesis in Cultural Studies about heroes in the TV series “Doctor Who” and occasionally teaches at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany.