Thursday, February 27, 2020

Books

In this section, find listicles of Indian feminist books, book reviews and book excerpts by Feminism in India.

no outlaws in the gender galaxy

Book Review: No Outlaws In the Gender Galaxy

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No Outlaws in the Gender Galaxy answers some questions with a research study that attempts to understand gender through the lives of queer persons assigned gender female at birth.
Gender-based Violence: 5 Books & Literature As Witnesses

Gender-based Violence: 5 Books & Literature As Witnesses

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Literature can zoom out what lies in the background - one of them being gender-based violence. 
avinuo kire the power to forgive and other stories

Book Review: The Power To Forgive And Other Stories by Avinuo Kire

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Avinuo Kire narrates powerful tales of women overcoming oppression culled from folk and tribal traditions.
Book Review: 'Drawing The Line' Zubaan's Swanky New Graphic Novel

Book Review: ‘Drawing The Line’ Zubaan’s Swanky New Graphic Novel

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Drawing The Line: see good Indian girls crossing the line!

“An Ideal Girl”: An Excerpt From ‘Drawing The Line’, A Graphic Novel by Zubaan

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We are thrilled to bring you an excerpt from Zubaan's awesome new graphic novel 'Drawing The Line: Indian Women Fight Back'.
orlando virginia woolf

A Feminist Reading of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando: A Biography

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Orlando will alter the reader’s preconceived notions of male or female characteristics by highlighting socially structured gender & biological sex.

15 Books You Must Read To Understand Same-Sex Sexuality In India

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Here's a curated – by no means exhaustive – list of books you can read to deepen your understanding of same-sex sexuality in India.
lady chatterley's lover

Book Review: Lady Chatterley’s Lover By D.H Lawrence

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover, written in the year 1928, was popularized to an extent that it was supposedly banned for its explicit content.
why loiter book review

Why Loiter? Book Review: Imagining Our Streets Full Of Women

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“Why Loiter? Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets” is truly powerful in its potential to generate debate, and to create a change in the way we perceive spaces.

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My Experiences Of Sexual Assault: Toxic 'Dada-Culture' Of Presidency University

My Sexual Assault Trials & Toxic ‘Dada-Culture’ Of Presidency University

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My account isn’t that of an individual’s. It is a reflection of the toxic politics that goes on in the most literate political circles of Kolkata, like that of Presidency University.
Netflix's Sex Education Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

Netflix’s Sex Education Season 2 Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

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The Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education which premiered on January 2019 had already garnered significant attention and millions of viewers owing to its fresh take on teenage sexual (mis)adventures and its sensitive storytelling.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.