Poorvi Gupta is an independent journalist who has been covering gender through the intersections of caste, class, colour, age, community etc. Her work revolves around various issues that expose gender inequality and human rights violations in Indian society. In her free time, she calls out manels and casual sexism on social media and in her house too.
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.