Intersectionality

In this section, find articles on intersectionality and Indian feminism including critical pieces on caste, class, body, violence, sexuality, gender and masculinity.

15 Pictures That Promote Accessgiri And Stop Violencegiri At Raahgiri

At Raahgiri people of all ages, backgrounds, diverse disabilities joined hands and came together in big numbers to promote accessgiri and stop violencegiri.

Insensitive By Design: Civic Infrastructure For The Disabled In India

Civic infrastructure in major Indian cities still fails to provide for the needs of people with disabilities.

Women With Disabilities And Healthcare In India

Women with disabilities are a heterogeneous group and are found in every community and all they need is support to represent themselves.

From Mathura Rape Case To Delhi 2012: The Pain Of Ineffective Laws And Dignity...

The accused were acquitted in the Mathura rape case by the apex judiciary because they found no locus standi (no legal standing) in 1979.

Here’s How Advertisements Break And Redefine Gender Stereotypes

Advertisements are used to sell stuff to people who might not need it in the first place. That is the main reason corporations spend...
Can We Stop Calling It 'Eve-Teasing'?

Can We Stop Calling It ‘Eve-Teasing’?

We must stop calling it ‘eve-teasing’? It’s a misogynistic euphemism and trivializes the larger issue, i.e. street sexual harassment.

Why Is There An Immediate Need For Comprehensive Sexuality Education

The need for sexuality education has been a contentious topic, certainly at least by Indian standards. People are divided in their opinion. They range...

Does It Matter WHY You Think Rape Is Wrong?

The problem of rape has been condemned by two competing ideologies - feminism and the patriarchy (yes, the patriarchy). What sets them apart is...

16 Powerful Stories Challenging Gender Stereotypes

Gender refers to socially constructed roles that are considered to be appropriate for individuals of a given sex in a given culture. Such gender...

The Vicious Circle Of Menstrual Taboos

“Today I learned something new at school. Periods. Mamma says I’m a big girl now. I should be careful and should not talk about...

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10 Feminist Songs To Listen To When The Patriarchy Has Got You Down

Gather round, feminists! It's exhausting work raging against The Man, so how about you play these feminist songs for a musical pick-me-up?
Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

There are several competent queer writers and it’s only logical that The Hindu invite and give a platform to them, instead of letting more straight people teach me how to be queer.
How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

The content of the Gillette ad hit closer to home than I was comfortable with. My imagination drew parallels between the video and my own life, and I felt repressed old memories stirring in the darkness of my mind.