Wednesday, August 21, 2019


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


Do You Know What A Person Who Wants To Commit Suicide Looks Like?

No person wants to actively commit suicide unless their life becomes too much to bear.
Hatred in the Belly book review

Hatred In The Belly Review: A Critique Of Brahminism

The book Hatred in the Belly is a critique of Brahminism itself. It is a critique of domination of upper castes in Indian scholarship, their caste blindness and their refusal to engage with the issues of representation.

What’s In A Surname? Caste and Much More

A person's caste can be discerned by looking at their surnames. This is more true for Brahmins than others.

How Gender Inequality Has An Impact On HIV

India is home to an estimated 21.17 lakhs of people living with HIV
hyperbole and a half

Hyperbole and A Half: A Resourceful Blog on Mental Health

Hyperbole And A Half is a blog run by Allie Brosh on anxiety, depression and mental health

A Day In The Life Of A Pourakarmika

"It’s a woman’s job! I have to finish everything at the end of the day," says the Pourakarmika.
jeeja ghosh

Jeeja Ghosh And The Right To Fly With Dignity

Jeeja Ghosh's case is a huge victory for disability rights.
living with depression

Naming the Beast: Living with Depression

After years of living with abuse, I named the beast. I had depression
sairat movie review

Film Review: On Sairat and Custodians of Love

Sairat traces the links between the regressive social laws of the Indian society in the lives of men and women in love.
Let’s Talk About Mental Health

Let’s Talk About Mental Health

Why is it necessary to talk about mental health?

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

Now, as I fight a daily battle in the war against arranged marriage, I have realised that my parents’ standards for a husband for me are so much worse than mine. As a method of finding a life partner, I believe matrimonial sites are the cesspit of humanity.
My Reflections On The Freedom To Travel As A Queer Couple

My Reflections On The Freedom To Travel As A Queer Couple

And as a queer couple, we were engulfed by the fear of being met with displeasure or perhaps, even violence, if we were to be seen indulging in any form of physical affection.