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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.

Can Today's Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Can Today’s Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Though still stigmatised, hook up culture is steadily becoming a norm among millennials and university students, especially given the high incidence of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble.
The Urban Millennial And Why Therapy Is Essential For Them Today

The Urban Millennial And Why Therapy Is Essential For Them Today

This lack of self-knowledge, introspection and analysis has led the urban millennial to lead a life without direction and to find comfort in distractions.
Laxmmi Bomb: When Bollywood Tries Too Hard (And Fails) To Be ‘Woke’

Laxmmi Bomb: When Bollywood Tries Too Hard (And Fails) To Be ‘Woke’

Laxmmi Bomb is categorised as a comedy-horror and according to early promotions is supposed to be a movie about a transgender ghost which takes possession of Kumar’s character.
A Playlist For Anyone Who Wants To Celebrate A Good Or Bad Day

A Playlist For Anyone Who Wants To Celebrate A Good Or Bad Day

This playlist is just a personally curated list of songs that I like to listen to on a particularly bad day or just to feel good. I hope you find a song, or better if a song finds you.
The Many Masculinities In Bollywood: 1960s To The Present

The Many Masculinities In Bollywood: 1960s To The Present

Many movies even now promote misogyny and broody behavior of men. It is a long journey and we need to keep revisiting the old and new times of masculinities portrayed in Bollywood.
Looking Beyond The Stereotypes: Muslim Women In India

Looking Beyond The Stereotypes: Muslim Women In India

It is equally important to stop creating dichotomies like extreme Muslim women, who wear a veil and fulfill their duties as daughters, wives and mothers, and moderate Muslim women, who are westernized, who pursue a career,etc. Such binaries overlook the agency that these women exercise and uses only religion as a parameter to judge them.
Everybody Should Go To Therapy

Everybody Should Go To Therapy

Therapy continues to help me process my trauma, my mental illness and sometimes seemingly irrelevant parts of my life.
Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Asexuality is often misinterpreted as a lack of sex by society, this leads to conflict between the asexual community and the society at large.
Women Walk At Midnight: Reclaiming Spaces And "Odd" Hours

Women Walk At Midnight: Reclaiming Spaces And “Odd” Hours

For Women Walk At Midnight, it is about building a community for a women only space where women can roam around, sing, act, love, share, exist and access the night free of uncomfortable gazes that tells them their 'supposed' limitations.
Discussing Childhood Trauma With Family —Attempt To Combat Communication Gap

My Experience Of Discussing Childhood Trauma With Family

After several psychological blows and traumas, you have now developed some understanding of your unique upbringing by your family along with the positives and negatives of it.

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Can Today's Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Can Today’s Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Though still stigmatised, hook up culture is steadily becoming a norm among millennials and university students, especially given the high incidence of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble.
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.
Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

our first glimpse of Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, as she is known in the Marvel Universe, not just as an ancillary character – but one who is the main binding force in the story playing the central role.