Thursday, August 13, 2020
Intersectional Feminism—Desi Style!
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Deeksha Sharma

I am still confused about calling myself a radical feminist. A sluggish writer. I am more interested in reading about politics, colonial history, and stories of resistance to dominant power structures. I believe that patriarchy screwed up everyone’s life. I have an undying love for western Marxist and feminist theories.

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