Anusha Misra prefers to be called nu, identifies as a disabled, queer woman. They are a disability justice author, curator and editor. They are the founder and Editor-in-chief of Revival Disability Magazine, a magazine on Disability, Sexuality and Intersectional Ableism. They firmly believe that Intersectionality gives disabled women the emotional skin to survive in the world and that vulnerability should be celebrated. According to them, the revolution would be incomplete without disabled joy and dissent.
Kittur Chennamma, queen of Kittur, was an Indian ruler to lead an armed rebellion against the British East India Company. Even though her attempt failed, she was an inspiration for the upcoming freedom fighters.
In the Indian imagination, an ‘Aunty’ is a middle-aged, usually fat woman who is married and has children. Young women, especially unmarried ones, either do not want to associate with the term or are expected to steer clear of it.