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The Dilemma Behind Practising 'Everyday Feminism'

The Dilemma Behind Practising ‘Everyday Feminism’

The task of practising everyday feminism leads to performing exhausting emotional labour, something which feminists can’t really escape from.
Dear Men, Stop Asking Women To 'Educate' You On Feminism

Dear Men, Stop Asking Women To ‘Educate’ You On Feminism

It is time for men to take responsibility and understand intersectional feminism and its dynamics without expecting women to spoon-feed them.
Is there a margin of error for young feminists?

Is There A Margin Of Error For Young Feminists Today?

As young feminists, we can get so lost in our criticism and analysis of issues that we face that there is little space to be wrong.
This Angry Feminist Killjoy Isn't Going To "Calm Down"

This Angry Feminist Isn’t Going To “Calm Down”

Our dismissal of women as over-sensitive, angry feminists is merely a way to wield power so as to further silence oppressed voices.
Can We Stop Being Scared Of The F-Word Now?

Can We Stop Being Scared Of The F-Word Now?

The hesitation towards "the f-word" comes from a long history of patriarchal ideology both pushed on people all over the world.
Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

While men too face disadvantages in the patriarchal system, can we call it “oppression”? Marilyn Frye answers these in her work 'Oppression'.
Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make mothers our allies.
Why Are Woman's Laughter Always Loud, Immoral, and Unsanskari?

Why Is Women’s Laughter Always Loud, Immoral, and Unsanskari?

The tag of immorality attached to women's laughter reflects in popular culture, mythic tales and also in the general political discourse.
When Art Is Created By Sexual Harassers, Can We Separate Art From Artist?

When Art Is Created By Sexual Harassers, Can We Separate Art From Artist?

Predators use their influence as a tool to inflict harm as well as sidestep any consequences. We ought to reject any art that contributes to the artist’s celebrity.
Understanding Rape Culture 101 | Feminism In India

Understanding Rape Culture 101

Rape culture refers to the tendency of seeing violence and misogyny as an expression or part of ‘tradition’ or ‘culture’.

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“Not Same-sex Sexuality But Modern Homophobia Is The Western Import”: Ruth Vanita

“Not Same-sex Sexuality But Modern Homophobia Is The Western Import”: Ruth Vanita

Ruth Vanita's books broke fresh ground in gender studies by showing that India has a long tradition of same-sex desire.
internalized misogyny

A 101 Introduction To Internalized Misogyny

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have heard the phrase ‘I am not like other girls’ or 'I am not like most girls' somewhere.
How Sexism & Misogyny In Indian Comedy Encourages Gender-based Violence

How Sexism & Misogyny In Indian Comedy Encourages Gender-based Violence

Does Indian comedy has to be sexist and misogynist in order to be funny?