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An Ode To The Brilliant Fleabag And The Feminist Guilt It Explores

An Ode To The Brilliant Fleabag And The Feminist Guilt It Explores

What Fleabag does is, that it sees that community and it tries to give it something of a cathartic feminist comedy.

In A Different Voice: Poetry From The Margins Of The Society

The idea of poetry as a medium of expression of resistance and healing, hope and protest simultaneously and what it means to be writing from the margins of the society.

Why Today’s Advertisements Continue To Be Problematic

By and large, a lot of our advertisements are the products of the cultural and social norms of our environments usually, particularly in many conservative households that are still prevalent across societies.

Film Review: Love Action Drama —Misogyny Made Into A Movie

Love Action Drama is seemingly a direct attack on feminism, aligning with narrative that feminists are hypocrites and take everything lying.

In Conversation With Patruni Chidananda Sastry: Exploring Dance And Sexuality

When words do not do justice to his cause, Patruni Chidananda Sastry takes up his favourite art form—dance, to speak volumes about sexual and gender orientation, the boundaries of labels, and sex education.

Celebrity Feminism: In Between Performing And Becoming

There are issues faced by women worldwide that need to be tackled. Celebrity feminism brings out one aspect of it. It makes it easy for people to identify with these gender issues. But the work that celebrities put out also cater to certain audience.
Mission Over Mars (M.O.M) Showcases The Challenges Working Women Face

Mission Over Mars (M.O.M) Showcases The Challenges Working Women Face

Loosely based on the true-life event of India's Mangalyaan launch, Ekta Kapoor’s web series, Mission Over Mars (M.O.M.), follows four scientists as they navigate through dramatic hurdles.
Decoding The Overt Use Of "Bharat Mata Ki Jai In “Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy” Trailer

“Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy” Trailer And The Issue With Overt Nationalism

The trailer of "Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy", released on Wednesday, starts with Bharat Mata Ki Jai slogan and references to Bharat Mata, motherland getting repeated in the three-minute video.
Film Review: Why A Guy Being Dream Girl Isn’t A Thing of Comedy?

Film Review: Why A Guy Being A Dream Girl Isn’t A Thing Of Comedy?

Set in a small town of Mathura, Dream Girl begins with the story of a little boy who is forced to act as Sita in the local Ramleela that happen in the town every year. Eventually, he grows up to be a man and still plays the role of Sita for the play.

Why Have A Category Called “Women’s Writing” When There Is None For “Men’s Writing”?

I always ask at all literary discussions and meet-ups, but have found no answer to—"Why is there a category called ‘Women’s Writing’ when there is no such category for ‘Men’s writing’? And what exactly is 'Chick Lit'?"

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
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5 Dalit Women Poets Who Remind Us That Caste And Patriarchy Are Not Exclusive

Let us read about some Dalit women poets whose poetry challenged dominant caste norms and take us to the lives of their community.
15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

2018 was a bang on year as Indian women writers wrote fabulous and daring works ranging from science fiction to subversive historical narratives.