Body hair on a woman's body is so stigmatized that people are disgusted by the mere sight of it. Why are we so offended by its presence?
Virginity is probably the first virtue demanded from unmarried women in India before her sale, err marriage!
One of the most self-destructive problems India faces is the casual colourism that pervades every aspect of our cultural consciousness.
Menopause is defined as the time when the final menstruation cycle occurs. The more accurate word of the time period of the changes associated with menopause is climacteric.
There is a dominating notion that there could be a perfect body where this perfection in question is quantifiable and definable.
The idea of suppressing female sexuality is a thread that keeps the patriarchal weaving of the society in place.
I only started seeing acne as a problem that needed a cure when I was repeatedly told it was an issue.
So, in a community so fixated on fairness, where do women with vitiligo stand? Well the answer is, they don’t.
Virginity is a patriarchal social construct created to control women's sexualities. It doesn't even actually exist!
Discomfort with fatness does not come from concern for my health. It was a herculean task to not let fatphobia affect my self-esteem.