Body

In this section, find articles, video, images, comics on body image issues and body positivity, women’s bodies and health and body humour.

Some Men Menstruate Too. Can We Talk About It Now?

Some Men Menstruate Too. Can We Talk About It Now?

Men menstruate too! However, trans men feel uncomfortable with their periods because they have been normalised as cis-female experiences.
औरत के शरीर को रहस्य न बनाएं | Feminism In India

औरत के शरीर को रहस्य न बनाएं

अधकचरी जानकारी और स्त्री के शरीर को रहस्य की तरह प्रस्तुत करना ही हमारे समाज में समस्याओं को बढ़ा रहा है।
Reflections On Being A Fat Woman: My Body As The Site Of Moral Panic

Reflections On Being A Fat Woman: My Body As The Site Of Moral Panic

I’m only going to get more and more fabulous from now on, physically and intellectually, or at least try to, and I’m going to do it all while being – gasp! – a fat woman.
पीरियड से जुड़ी 10 बातें जो बिल्कुल गलत हैं | Feminism In India

पीरियड से जुड़ी 10 बातें जो बिल्कुल गलत हैं

भारतीय समाज में पीरियड को शर्म का विषय माना जाता है| शायद यही वजह है कि पीरियड को लेकर हमारे समाज में जागरूकता से ज्यादा भ्रांतियां फैली हुई है|
How Internet Beauty Gurus Sell The Myth of Perfection Online

How Internet Beauty Gurus Sell The Myth of Perfection Online

Many social media beauty gurus falsely advertise what "real skin" looks like with the use of filters and editing and claim natural beauty.
4 Items Of Women's Clothing That Prove That Comfort Is The Future

4 Items Of Women’s Clothing That Prove That Comfort Is The Future

From reducing hindrance in movement to adding confidence to move freely, new age women's clothing reminds us that we've made a bit of progress from the days of corsets and skintight clothing!
ख़ास बात : खतने की कुप्रथा के खिलाफ आवाज़ उठाने वाली सालेहा पाटवाला | Feminism In India

ख़ास बात : खतने की कुप्रथा के खिलाफ आवाज़ उठाने वाली सालेहा पाटवाला

सालेहा पाटवाला एक नारीवादी है और भारत में महिलाओं के साथ होने वाली ‘खतना’ की कुप्रथा के खिलाफ सक्रिय तरीके से काम कर रही हैं|
In Conversation With Anushka Kelkar: The Photographer Behind BrownGirlGazin

In Conversation With Anushka Kelkar: The Photographer Behind BrownGirlGazin

Anushka Kelkar started BrownGirlGazin where she posts portraits of women intended to be honest and redefine beauty outside of conventional media portrayals.
देवी की माहवारी 'पवित्र’ और हमारी ‘अपवित्र?’ | Feminism In India

देवी की माहवारी ‘पवित्र’ और हमारी ‘अपवित्र?’

आषाढ़ के महीने में गुवाहाटी के कामाख्या मंदिर की देवी को माहवारी होती है। देवी को होने वाली इस सालाना माहवारी का भक्त पूरे साल इंतज़ार करते हैं।
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I Am Done Apologising For Suffering From Dysmenorrhea

Various studies say more than 86% women suffer from dysmenorrhea. Yet, I am unable to find a cure or even palliative treatment after 12 years of suffering.

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Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj