tomboy

People Were Quick To Assign Me The Label Of Tomboy

The rejection of dresses and long hair as a little girl was the period which marked the beginning of the label tomboy being used to describe me.
motherhood

Why Motherhood May Not Be For Me

When you are conditioned to treat motherhood as the norm, the lines between conscious choice and subconscious conditioning blur.
my mother

My Mother Was The First Feminist In My Life – I Just Didn’t Know It

My mother never said a word about equality and yet, brought up a son and a daughter, with equal measures of love and self-confidence.
desire

Fitting Desire Into ‘Acceptable’ Checklist Boxes – Open To Public Gaze

Though I understand that it is the constructed nature of desire that has made people ask questions about other’s choices, but it hurts sometimes.
relationship

I Am Not In A Relationship, But I Am Not Single Either

By “relationships”, we mean only one relationship, which is that of romantic lover or spouse, by “family” we understand only one format, comprising a couple and their children.
period-shaming

To Bleed Or Not To Bleed: The Culture Of Period-Shaming

Period-shaming women is a patriarchal sport, anything exclusive to women becomes gross and becomes another reason to oppress them.
Holi

Holi has Become Yet Another Normalised Tool Of Sexual Harassment

The festival of Holi has now snowballed into a site of commonplace harassment and street sexual harassment.
motherhood

The Nightmare Of The Noveau Motherhood Cult: WhatsApp, Lunchbox Snacks And Themed Birthday Parties

When motherhood becomes prescriptive and a single formulaic cult to judge middle-class womanhood, morality and a woman’s entire character, it becomes scary.
My Ongoing Personal Journey To Financial Literacy As A Woman | Feminism In India

My Ongoing Personal Journey To Financial Literacy As A Woman

The more popularly discussed wage gap is not the only obstacle in a woman’s journey to financial literacy and independence.
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मेरी कहानी – ट्रांसजेंडर होते हुए भी पूरी की पढ़ाई

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