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Do You Look Like A Feminist? [Poem]

Do You Look Like A Feminist? [Poem]

What looking like a feminist can do to personal feminisms.
The Quandary That Is Buzzword Feminism

The Quandary That Is Buzzword Feminism

Buzzword Feminism has become cool. And this is disorienting to say the least.
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Caste, Patriarchy, and their Annihilation

The struggle against caste and the struggle against patriarchy are deeply intertwined. Movements contribute to and make meaning out of each other.
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On Babasaheb’s Birth Anniversary: 13 Feminist Principles of Dr. B R Ambedkar

On Babasaheb's 125th birth anniversary, we bring you thirteen quotes of Dr. B R Ambedkar which truly show that he was a feminist and strove hard for women's education and equality.
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You Are Not A ‘Male’ Feminist, You Are A Feminist

"Men who want to be feminists need not be given a space in feminism. They need to take the space they have in society and make it feminist." -Kelley Temple
How to Handle Sexist Jokes and Your Friends Who Find Them Funny

How to Handle Sexist Jokes and Your Friends Who Find Them Funny

Sexist jokes are not funny and I’m not laughing. In fact, they are offensive to women.
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The Angry Indian Feminist Manifesto

Opponents of gender equality often label women with strong opinions as 'aggressive' and 'crazy'. Feminists often find themselves pushed on the back foot by the tone-police that is quick to label us 'feminazis' for simply demanding an equal voice.
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On Becoming A Feminist, And Other Mundane Things

I did not know what feminism meant, but I remember being told I’m too rough for a girl. Or, was it bold? Or, rude? I don’t remember – there were many words that I was associated with, and believe it or not, I actually used to like them.
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The F-Word: 10 Common Myths About Feminism Debunked

"Feminists have no sense of humour" and other myths about feminism debunked!

Deconstructing Privilege: Equality, Equity & Justice

More often than not, when we are at a privileged position in the society with respect to a particular section or group, we fail to acknowledge it as what it is: a privilege.

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Anuradha Koirala: The Woman Who Rescued More Than 12,000 Girls From Sex Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala has rescued 12,000 girls in her journey of 20 years. It is believed that 12,000 is the same number of girls and women trafficked to India each year.

Here Is A Step By Step Guide To Manage Savarna Privilege

The current regime that gleams on the suffering of minorities has given us a new brand of thinkers and activists, and to understand this phenomenon we have to confront Savarna Feminism.
10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.