Intersectionality

Intersectionality

In this section, find articles on intersectionality and Indian feminism including critical pieces on caste, class, body, violence, sexuality, gender and masculinity.

A Meghalayan Woman Faces racist Humiliation In Delhi Golf Club

A Meghalaya Woman Faces Racist Humiliation In Delhi Golf Club

Episodes of racism against the North-East Indians seem to have no end, as a Meghalaya woman faces racist humiliation in Delhi Golf Club.
On Solitude, Sleep And Other Stories

On Solitude, Sleep And Other Stories

Solitude is privilege and having it is a constant fight, never more so when patriarchy feels threatened. How dare you live alone, it must mean that the world is entitled to your body, you slut?
The Partition Of India: A Tale Of Violation Of Women's Rights

The Partition Of Punjab: A Tale Of Violation Of Women’s Rights

The Partition of Punjab has left its imprint on upcoming generations especially due to the nature of violence inflicted upon women through it.
Meet Mukesh Devi – Rohtak’s Only Woman Motorcycle Mechanic

Meet Mukesh Devi – Rohtak’s Only Woman Motorcycle Mechanic

In a state infamous for crimes against women, Mukesh Devi, the only woman motorcycle mechanic, is running her repairing business with aplomb
Chennai Pride

In Photos: Chennai Pride March 2017

The ninth Chennai Pride march occurred this Sunday, and it was a riot of colour, dance, beats of the dhol, and intersectionality!
In Conversation With Manasi Joshi: The Para-Badminton Champion

In Conversation With Manasi Joshi: The Para-Badminton Champion

Manasi Joshi, is a kickass para-badminton player who keeps shattering stereotypes and pursuing her dreams through her grit and passion for para-badminton.
#WhyTaxDisability: GST Increases Tax On Disability Aids And Appliances

#WhyTaxDisability: GST Increases Tax On Disability Aids And Appliances

The GST increases taxes for disability aids and appliances, mere months after passing the progressive Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act
Seven Legendary But Unremembered Muslim Women In Islamic History

7 Legendary But Unremembered Muslim Women In Islamic History

Many Muslim women in Islamic history have held important positions like mystics, rulers, warriors & intellectuals but are hardly remembered.

Cultural Appropriation: What Is It And Why Is It Problematic?

Cultural appropriation is when dominant communities use traditions & cultural artefacts of marginalized communities without permission.
Being A Queer Dalit And The Assertion Of Dalit Identities In Pride Marches

Being A Queer Dalit And The Assertion Of Dalit Identities In Pride Marches

Caste plays a part in queer communities too – in the way it is determined who gets to lead, whose voice is heard, who gets access to spaces.

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The Unhealthy Fixation With Virginity: Pre-Marital Sex, Hymen & Hymenoplasty

The Unhealthy Fixation With Virginity: Pre-Marital Sex, Hymen & Hymenoplasty

Pre-marital sex and the stigma around it influences women to undergo difficult surgeries like hymenoplasty so as to confirm to societal norms of virginity.
New Marathi Cinema Can Afford Modern Heroines, But Not Feminist Ones

New Marathi Cinema Can Afford Modern Heroines, But Not Feminist Ones

Marathi cinema presently shows modern heroines with empowered ideals, but they somehow fail to break free from patriarchal shackles and understand the oppression of societal norms that they have internalised.
Katrina, Ranbir And The Omnipresent Phenomenon Of Mansplaining

Katrina, Ranbir And The Omnipresent Phenomenon Of Mansplaining

Katrina Kaif shut down Ranbir Kapoor’s mansplaining at a recent interview for Jagga Jasoos to VJ Xerxes Wadia of MTV Insider.