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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.

In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

This is an interview of Merlin Heintzman Hope, a young father and an upcoming artist on paternity, masculinity, fatherhood and who performs and makes art with his son, Gael.
When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

Coming from a conservative Muslim family where your male cousins won’t even look at you if you are not wearing a dupatta, I have always felt that my body was constantly scrutinised and kept under the male gaze.
Oruvanukku Oruthi? Review: The Short Film That Sensitively Portrays Queer Identities

Oruvanukku Oruthi? Review: The Short Film That Sensitively Portrays Queer Identities

Focused solely on a conversation between two individuals, Oruvanukku Oruthi? takes its audience on a journey of questioning identity, sexual preferences and lifestyle choices.
Meet Marvia Malik: The First Trans Woman News Reporter Of Pakistan

Meet Marvia Malik: The First Trans Woman News Reporter Of Pakistan

Marvia Malik is a news presenter on the Lahore-based Kohenoor TV. Reading the daily bulletin, she has today become a household name and face.
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Four Myths About Abortion That We Need To Stop Peddling

It's high time we get rid of these pernicious myths about abortion that add to abortion stigma and make abortion harder to access for women and trans people seeking access to reproductive healthcare.
Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

The obvious concern here is the adverse representation of lower castes and tribes in higher educational institutions, despite the formulation of reservation laws that were implemented five decades back. And with such a scarce representation of SC/ST groups in general, it is quite obvious that the percentage of women from these minority groups is even worse.
The History Of Pride Parades In India

The History Of Pride Parades In India

It has been 20 years since the 1999 Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk. Today, Pride Parades are held in over 21 Indian cities.
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The Denial Of Abortion Services In India: In Quotes From Doctors & Patients

When a woman is denied abortion services by her doctor, it is extremely likely that she will perform the abortion anyway, using unsafe methods.
Laxmi Has Taken Up A New Fight: Skin Donation Campaign

Laxmi Has Taken Up A New Fight: Skin Donation Campaign

As a survivor of an acid attack herself, Laxmi is an ambassador for skin donation and urges people to pledge in to the cause.
Can Masturbation Make You Go Blind? And Other Ridiculous Questions

Can Masturbation Make You Go Blind? And Other Ridiculous Questions

As ridiculous as this question sounds, it points to the plethora of myths surrounding masturbation. Myths exist to create fear and taboo.

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Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

With a predictable plot, unnecessary violence, the resurgence of a broken hero and typical stalker-turned-lover relation, Kabir Singh is a painful three-hour experience for the viewer.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

Coming from a conservative Muslim family where your male cousins won’t even look at you if you are not wearing a dupatta, I have always felt that my body was constantly scrutinised and kept under the male gaze.