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Meet Kanchan Chander: The Artist Who Forces Her Audience To Shed The Male Gaze

Meet Kanchan Chander: The Artist Who Forces Her Audience To Shed The Male Gaze

Kanchan Chander through her work dismantles the idea of male gaze and creates a representative space for women and their experiences.
Meet Taksh Sharma: A 23-Year-Old Trans Model Who’s Breaking Glass Ceilings

Meet Taksh Sharma: A 23-Year-Old Trans Model Who’s Breaking Glass Ceilings

Taksh Sharma has been making waves in the Indian fashion scene as well as on social media where she is popularly known as Kawaiibloggerchan.
पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल | Feminism In India

पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल

लयला अपनी कला को सरोकार से जोड़कर एक नया रूप देना चाहती है| उन्होंने अपनी कला के लिए एक ऐसे विषय को चुना है, जिसे आमतौर पर हमारे समाज में वर्जित माना जाता है, यानी कि मासिकधर्म या पीरियड|
Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal's “Are You Indian?” talks about racism against Northeast Indians in a very direct tone.
Frida Kahlo – The Woman, The Artist, The Feminist | Feminism In India

Frida Kahlo – The Woman, The Artist, The Feminist

“Feet, what do I want them for if I have wings to fly”, these magical words enunciated by Frida Kahlo define her in more ways than one.
In Conversation With The Casteless Collective: Dismantling Social Injustice Through Music

In Conversation With The Casteless Collective: Dismantling Social Injustice Through Music

The Casteless Collective is a political world music ensemble band which promotes and spreads the idea of equality with a primary intention of making people more politically aware and to understand the status quo.
Instagram

6 Hilarious And Subversive Muslim Women Instagram Artists

In order to find authentic characters and creators that are able to do their art with no holds barred, these are 6 Muslim women creators on Instagram who subvert stereotypes in a hilarious manner.
lesbian

The #LforLove Project: The Lesbian Is Not Just A Body

The #LforLove project is not only important to combat lesbian fetishization, but also to normalise the image of two women being in a relationship with one-another.
Sister Fusion

The Sister Fusion Project: Using Creativity For Conversations

Through subconscious artistic expression, Sister Fusion is engaging people in new conversations, about effects and affects of mentality towards women and water.

These Women Used Mehendi To Make Feminist Statements On Their Bodies

"Mehendi – No Lifelong Commitment, No Artistic Skills Required" was borne when a multicultural group of women each drew what they felt about being a woman onto their body using mehendi.

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Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan was the most distinguished organic chemist of her times in India, with multiple publications in The Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Organic Chemistry and many notable others.
Ambedkar's Mahad Satyagraha

The Significance Of Mahad Satyagraha: Ambedkar’s Protest March To Claim Public Water

On 20th March 1927, Ambedkar led a procession of 2,500 “untouchables” through main streets of Mahad to drink from the public Chevdar tank.
Thoughts While Reclaiming The Ladies' Seat In Metro: Space, Accessibility, and Entitlement

Thoughts While Reclaiming The Ladies’ Seat In Metro: Space, Accessibility, and Entitlement

It doesn't matter if one is menstruating or not, that the ladies' seat is for women, and that alone is the criteria.