I am a fat girl who has survived this world, and this is my letter of gratitude to every person that has aided my self-acceptance.
The private sector prides itself on being "beyond" caste, class & gender barriers. Why then, are most firms dominated by the savarna castes?
Virginity is a patriarchal social construct created to control women's sexualities. It doesn't even actually exist!
Mukta Salve was one of the first Dalits to openly question & criticise the discriminatory caste and gender norms of the 19th century India.
On 20th March 1927, Ambedkar led a procession of 2,500 “untouchables” through main streets of Mahad to drink from the public Chevdar tank.
The Catholic Church has actively colluded in covering up cases of child sexual abuse in Kerala, to prevent its image from getting tarnished.
Adichie's comments on trans women forget that gender is experienced coercively. Being forced to perform masculinity is not a privilege.
I'm a 21 year old Northeastern woman raised in Delhi. I've had to contend with racial slurs and stereotypes all my life.
Some women get postpartum depression after childbirth, leading to guilt for not wanting to care for the baby in the way expected of them.
Sant Soyarabai: The Untouchable Saint-Poet Who Sang Against Brahminical Patriarchy | #IndianWomenInHistory
Sant Soyarabai was an untouchable poet-saint of the Varkari tradition, which allowed a transcendence of caste and gender hierarchies.