Saturday, February 22, 2020
Home Intersectionality

Intersectionality

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

'Intelligent' TV Shows Disappoint Asexual, Aromantic And LGBTQ Spectrum

‘Intelligent’ TV Shows Disappoint Asexual, Aromantic And LGBTQ Spectrum

0
Linking asexual and aromantic nature of both of them to asocial and arrogant behavior, makes aromantics and asexuals look cold-hearted machines.
National Platform For The Rights Of The Disabled (NPRD) Turns 10 This Year

National Platform For The Rights Of The Disabled (NPRD) Turns 10 This Year

0
From advocacy on changing laws/policies, direct intervention in cases of discrimination through court cases to organizing mass rallies and mobilizing disabled people at grassroots level – NPRD has done all these successfully.
Infertility Is A Medical Condition Only When Parenthood Is Idealised

Infertility Is Not A Medical Condition If You Don’t Want Children

0
Male-factor infertility accounts for half of fertility issues. Why is our society obsessed with locating infertility in women's bodies?
Beyond Barricades & Barriers: Police Violence Against Women In CAA Protests

Beyond Barricades: Police Violence Against Women In Jamia Protests

0
On 10th February 2020, students at Jamia Millia Islamia gave a call for protest march to the Parliament. This was their fourth call against the Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA, the NRC and the NPR.
Coronavirus Xenophobia

Awareness, Not Xenophobia: Coronavirus And The Spreading Racism

0
The National President of the Hindu Mahasabha, a right wing political outfit in India, has claimed that the coronavirus is an ‘avatar’ meant to non-vegetarians.
What Does It Mean To Be A Tibetan Outside Tibet?

What Does It Mean To Be A Tibetan Outside Tibet?

0
The ambiguous nature of our respective identities only cemented when we saw how the Tibetan diaspora community and the ‘Free Tibet Movement’ at large was not inclusive of the mixed-heritage children.
37 Years Ago Today, Assam Witnessed Its Bloodiest Genocide – The Nellie Massacre

Revisiting Assam’s Bloody History: The Nellie Massacre 37 Years On

0
On the morning of February 18, 1983, more that 1800 people were killed in Nellie and 13 other villages of Nowgong (Nagaon) district of Central Assam. These villages were mostly Muslim-dominated villages
Breaking The Silence: Menopause And The Need For A Discourse Around It

Breaking The Silence Around Menopause And The Need For A Discourse Around It

0
Menopause is the gradual decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s. This process is as normal as menstruation.
Observing Asaram's Version Of Valentine's Day: Parent Worship Day!

Observing Asaram’s Version Of Valentine’s Day: Parents’ Worship Day!

0
From being convicted for raping a minor girl to distributing booklets about how Valentine’s Day should be observed as Parent’s Worship Day, Asaram’s lifestyle has been highly celebrated among the Hindu fringe groups.
Female Comedians And Their Gendered Burden Of Being Funny

Female Comedians And Their Gendered Burden Of Being Funny

0
It's not that women aren't funny. You're just not giving them the chance to be.

What's Trending On FII?

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

0
The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
stock images rape

Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

0
FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

10
A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.