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

Diwali

In Diwali, It’s Not Just The Crackers Which Are A Problem

Will caste Hindus ever look at Diwali from an anti-caste perspective if done debating on love jihad, bakrid or Aurangzeb’s diktats?
To The Straight Gender Binary Men Using The #MeToo Handle

To The Straight Gender Binary Men Using The #MeToo Handle

Rape culture doesn’t affect cishet gender binary men in the same manner that it affects us (but it does affect them).
braid chopping

Braid Chopping: Hysteria Or Not, But Women At The Receiving End

Irrespective of whoever the mischief mongers behind braid chopping are, at the receiving end, are always the women.
3 Plus Size Myths That Need To Be Debunked Now

3 Plus Size Myths That Need To Be Debunked Now

If we really want to end size based discrimination and prejudices against plus size bodies, it is important to debunk and bust the most common plus size myths.
festivals

Indian Hindu Festivals: No-Win Situation For Women

Each year as the festive season sets in, I ponder the fact that the bulk of our festivals are sexist in spirit.

Post Demonetization Currency Notes Aren’t Accessible To The Blind

This World Sight Day, let us demand accessible currency notes and make financial independence a reality for the Indian blind community.
Pethavan

Pethavan And The Brahmanical Politics Of Hatred: Book Review

Imayam’s Pethavan is a novella that narrates a day in the life of Pazhani who has been ordered to kill his own daughter Bhakkiyam.
Binodini Dasi

Binodini Dasi: Trailblazer In Bengali Theatre | #IndianWomenInHistory

Binodini Dasi was an actress and activist who contributed immensely to women’s accessibility to public spaces, especially the stage.
urban areas

Analysis Of Urban Areas And Planning From A Disability Perspective

Movement is a basic human right, and urban areas are expected to be designed and well equipped for all, irrespective of ability.
Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

Brands try to position their products as inclusive and diverse, but a recent racist ad by Dove shows how superficial this commitment often is.

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High Spirits

High Spirits Cafe: Misogynists Uncovered And A Movement Has Begun

The owner of High Spirits, a bar in Pune, was called out for sexually harassing women. It fueled the #MeToo movement and spread awareness.
female friendships

Our Top 5 Favourite Female Friendships In Bollywood

There are various Bollywood 'woman-centric' films, but barely any that celebrate female friendships in all their complexity.
3 Plus Size Myths That Need To Be Debunked Now

3 Plus Size Myths That Need To Be Debunked Now

If we really want to end size based discrimination and prejudices against plus size bodies, it is important to debunk and bust the most common plus size myths.