How Being Body-Shamed Left Me Traumatised

After being body-shamed to such an extent I grew so dejected and downcast, that I avoided interactions with my classmates, opting to spend my recess in the library after grabbing a quick bite. However, little did I imagine that body-shaming would continue to dog me even in adult life.

How I Learnt To Unlearn My Internalised Misogyny

I began letting go of my internalised misogyny when I realised that we only resort to hating other girls to try and empower ourselves, because that’s what we’ve been taught all along.

Rani Avantibai: Remembering The Warrior Queen From Ramgarh | #IndianWomenInHistory

Steadfast in her loyalty to her people and throne, Rani Avantibai is an icon of rebellion, sacrifice and martyrdom in a long, brutal history of fighting colonial rule.

The Advertising World Hates Women Who Are Comfortable In Their Skin

The advertising world feeds and profits on insecurity, especially that of women, the collateral damage it entails not being accounted for. Not only does it capitalizes on these insecurities, but adds to them by setting unrealistic beauty ideals to which we must conform or at least die trying.

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“Not Same-sex Sexuality But Modern Homophobia Is The Western Import”: Ruth Vanita

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Ruth Vanita's books broke fresh ground in gender studies by showing that India has a long tradition of same-sex desire.
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A 101 Introduction To Internalized Misogyny

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have heard the phrase ‘I am not like other girls’ or 'I am not like most girls' somewhere.
How Sexism & Misogyny In Indian Comedy Encourages Gender-based Violence

How Sexism & Misogyny In Indian Comedy Encourages Gender-based Violence

Does Indian comedy has to be sexist and misogynist in order to be funny? 

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