Zoon (she/they) is a pseudonym for the author, who is stuck in the limbo of whether to come out or not to the entire world, including her very inquisitive Google-ing parents. She enjoys writing about all things under the sun, but right now sticks to feminism, queer issues, Islam, and food. She is also fond of the outdoors, art, and reading up on folk cultures.
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.
Bincy as Lady Macbeth in Joji is extremely subtle in her acts and ambition. She is the one who first plants the seeds of independence and desire in the mind of Joji when she advises him to sell off the horse without asking for Jomon’s permission.