Soja Subhagar is a Berlin-based activist, writer, and researcher; and has studied gender at University College London. Theory is her location for healing and liberation. Her work focuses on decolonising gender. She uses the pen name Bhavani Kunjulakshmi.
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.