academia

To The Bhadralok Academia, With Love

Academia is very much in control of the Upper Caste and this is why whether one likes it or not, “Identity” becomes important.
Dalit Camera

In Conversation With Dalit Camera: Eradicating The Dominant Savarna Lens In Media

Dalit Camera is a Youtube channel founded by Bathram Ravichandran, which documents the voices of Dalits, Bahujans, Adivasis and Minorities.
Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

6 Films That Tackle Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

Standout films that tackled mainstream cinema’s casteism : for acknowledging caste; for giving voice to the experience of those caste groups.
Diwali

In Diwali, It’s Not Just The Crackers Which Are A Problem

Will caste Hindus ever look at Diwali from an anti-caste perspective if done debating on love jihad, bakrid or Aurangzeb’s diktats?
Pethavan

Pethavan And The Brahmanical Politics Of Hatred: Book Review

Imayam’s Pethavan is a novella that narrates a day in the life of Pazhani who has been ordered to kill his own daughter Bhakkiyam.
Binodini Dasi

Binodini Dasi: Trailblazer In Bengali Theatre | #IndianWomenInHistory

Binodini Dasi was an actress and activist who contributed immensely to women’s accessibility to public spaces, especially the stage.
Uda Devi

Uda Devi: Dalit Freedom Fighter In The 1857 Uprising | #IndianWomenInHistory

The memory of Uda Devi and her sacrifice is kept alive by Dalit communities who cherish her as a model of fearless Dalit womanhood.
corporate

What It Means To Be A Dalit Woman In Corporate India

Although lack of diversity is a key issue, the current feminist narrative of corporate India does not recognize caste as a factor.
Durga Puja

Durga Puja: Whose Destruction Are We Celebrating Exactly?

The celebration of the Durga Puja misses the struggles of non-heroic women, Avarna women, Adivasis and Dalits.
institutional discrimination

Against The Institutional Discrimination Of A Dalit Queer Student: In Solidarity With Akunth

Administrative policies are set in stone, where they favour the perpetrator of institutional discrimination and harassment.

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Padmavati: Attempts to Control A (Fake) Historical Woman

Padmavati must carry the insecurities of patriarchal and casteist fringe outfits and call it her 'honour'.
Aishwarya Rai

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We fail to give Aishwarya Rai her rightful credit as one of the first women from Bollywood to identify and oppose violence.
actresses

Actresses Aren’t Unintelligent By Virtue Of Being Women Or Their Work

Actresses are often assumed to be unintelligent or incapable of having strong, sensible opinions about important issues.