In considering sexuality and disability, problems reflect attitudinal barriers are set up by our culture rather than actual physical limitations on sexual functioning.
Intersectional feminism challenges the dominant idea of feminism which is overtly white/upper-class/upper-caste/ableist/cis heterosexual and which fails to take into account the marginalized standpoints.
Ismat Chughtai was one of those first few writers who challenged the exploitative patriarchal structures by writing about certain 'forbidden' topics that people chose to put under the carpets; topics that were precisely the 'question of silence.'
Ladies and gentlemen, this is the women empowering serial- "Zindagi Gulzar hai"- a guide to middle class girls on how to achieve social mobility by remaining virginal and thus, marrying burger guys who can claim to deserve them after "being boys for most of their life".
हायम्नोप्लास्टी सर्जरी की मांग बढ़ती जा रही है, जिसे अब शादी के लिए दुल्हन के एक ज़रूरी श्रृंगार के तौर पर इस्तेमाल किया जा रहा है|
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Aunty shaming is real, and is an act of linguistic violence. And we need to talk about how our feminism in practice must recognise the hegemony of the younger generation in shaping discourses, where feminism is set up as oppositional and unavailable to ‘aunties’.
I realised that BDSM gave me absolute control of my agency and that I am no less a feminist because I enjoy being submissive in bed.
A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.