stuttering

From Terror To Acceptance: My Journey With Stuttering

Not only did I accept my stuttering, I also tried to win it over, making it acceptable for others to stutter too.
Adulthood: On Homelessness And My Blue Coffee Table

Adulthood: On Homelessness And My Blue Coffee Table

Homelessness has been an interesting experience so far. When I left my apartment last year in September I was not sad at all.
5 Things That Changed When I Moved Away From Home

5 Things That Changed When I Moved Away From Home

Once I moved away from home, my independent lifestyle gave me confidence and helped me grow as a person and as a feminist.
Exceptional Women: The Erasure Of Women From Public And Private Memory

Exceptional Women: The Erasure Of Women From Public And Private Memory

It is not simply the exceptional women whose stories need to be shared, but also the ordinary, the everyday of women.
dark skin

Somehow, My Dark Skin Determines My Entire Value As A Person

I understood that people who shamed my dark skin were also the people who were so unsure of their own mettle, unaware of their own prowess.
Aritra Sengupta

My Former Partner Aritra Sengupta Is An Abusive Sex Offender

I was made aware that my partner Aritra Sengupta physically abuses women. He had been doing this throughout the course of our relationship, to women, all younger than me.
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.

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Justice Indu Malhotra – The Lone Dissenter Of The Sabrimala Verdict

Justice Indu Malhotra – The Lone Dissenter Of The Sabrimala Verdict

Justice Indu Malhotra’s understanding of religious practices in Ayyappa community is flawed because as she overlooks the role of patriarchy in religion.
Ten Things Men Can Do to Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

10 Things Men Can Do To Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

It's time for men to recognise that patriarchy exists and examine their own position in this system that has subjugated womenkind long enough.
Check Out This Crowdsourced List Of Pro Bono Professional #MeTooIndia Support

A Statement By Feminist Groups & Individuals On The Going #MeToo Wave In India

As feminist groups and individuals, we stand in support of the numerous women who have spoken out with courage during the #MeToo wave in India.