Saturday, November 16, 2019
Book Review: Pyre By Perumal Murugan

Book Review: Pyre By Perumal Murugan

Perumal Murugan's Pyre is a story about Saroja and Kumaresan, a couple in love who marry each other. They belong to different castes and it eventually becomes a curse to their life.
Calling Out The Shit Upper Caste People Say Everyday

Calling Out The Shit Upper Caste People Say

How many times have you heard upper caste people say "ye quota wale hamari seats kha rahe hain" (these 'quota people' are stealing our seats) or "I am caste blind, everyone's equal for me"?

P K Rosy: The Dalit Malayali Actress After Whom WCC Named Its Film Society|...

The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) is ready to launch its film society, named after Malayalam actress P K Rosy.
The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

India boasts of the oldest and among the farthest-reaching set of affirmative action policies, enshrined within the constitution, created for the purpose of tackling caste-based discrimination and generations of injustice. Despite this, the goal of the annihilation of caste is far from being actualised.
In Conversation With Niharika Singh: Caste, Representation And Feminism In Bollywood

In Conversation With Niharika Singh: Caste, Representation And Feminism In Bollywood

Jyotsna Siddharth interviewed Niharika Singh for Dalit Feminism Archive to discuss issues of caste, appropriation, representation and feminism in Bollywood.
Bimala Maji And Intersections of Class, Caste and Gender in Tebhaga Movement

Bimala Maji And Intersections Of Class, Caste And Gender In Tebhaga Movement

Bimala Maji was a peasant activist from Midnapur, Bengal who played a vital role in organising the peasant women into the Nari Bahini (tr. Women's militia) in the Tehbhaga Movement subverting her marginalisation as a lower class, Dalit child-widow into a position of power.
The Khairlanji Massacre Still Haunts The Brahmanical State

The Khairlanji Massacre Still Continues To Haunt The Brahmanical State

Khairlanji Massacre will continue to haunt us, makes us question where do we stand as a community and continue to ignite fire in masses to fight back, to take to the streets and to continue working for Babasaheb's dream of social justice.

Gujarat’s Thakor Community Bans Inter-Caste Marriage And Cellphones For Unmarried Women

It is a well established fact that India, as a country preaches and tries, in several ways to instill a sense of...

Sakshi Mishra And The Infringement Of Her Right To Inter-Caste Marriage

In the video, Sakshi Mishra, daughter of Rajesh Mishra, the MLA from Bithari Chainpur constituency of Bareilly district, alleged that her father and his goons were out to kill her because she married a Dalit man by her own will.

Here Is A Step By Step Guide To Manage Savarna Privilege

The current regime that gleams on the suffering of minorities has given us a new brand of thinkers and activists, and to understand this phenomenon we have to confront Savarna Feminism.

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Sikh names are empowering in nature, they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restricts them.

Sikh Names: Beyond Gender, Caste And Patriarchy

Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
10 Things You Shouldn't Ask A Transgender Man

10 Things You Shouldn’t Ask A Transgender Man

People, sometimes without even realising or intending to, ask a transgender man or a trans person such questions that are absolutely inappropriate and offensive.