This year’s New York Times Bestseller Lists have boasted 40-50% young adult books by authors of colour, and the message is clear: readers want more than just your cookie-cutter, cishet white stories.
"North India is not safe for two girls to travel alone" were words we often heard from almost everyone.
This playlist is just a personally curated list of songs that I like to listen to on a particularly bad day or just to feel good. I hope you find a song, or better if a song finds you.
Interview with Sahiyo, an international organisation united against female genital cutting among the Dawoodi Bohra community in India.
K.R. Meera’s ‘The Poison of Love’ lays bare the confusing realities of abuse, toxicity and the crushing oppression of gender roles.
Published by Hachette India in 2019, the Magical Women anthology brings together 14 stories by well known contemporary Indian women writers, each drawing from the women that already exist in our Indian mythology and folklore, but also adding their own eccentric touch to it.
My decision to travel literally saved my life and helped me escape the shackles of Brahmanical patriarchy. I will to solo travel until I die.
Crafting the Word: Writings from Manipur edited by Thingnam Anjulika Samom explores Manipuri literature by women to bring out the stories untold in the mainstream.
Here's a curated – by no means exhaustive – list of books you can read to deepen your understanding of same-sex sexuality in India.
Dear Zindagi is a film of our times about Kaira (Alia Bhatt) leading a life on her own terms and trying to cope with the difficulties that arise due to not conforming to a more traditional gender role, including working a fixed-salaried job, getting married, not expressing opinions before elders and being with a single partner for life.