Intersectionality

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

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...

10 Simple Posters That Define What Is Consent

A series of posters on 'What defines consent' made by students at New College of Florida.

In Photos Delhi Queer Pride 2014: Loud, Proud And Out

Delhi Queer Pride 2014 was nothing less than a grand party. People from all ages came together to protest against the regressive law Section...

On Body Image, Killing Looks and Loving Yourself

What is a body image? Why do we feel so uncomfortable with our own bodies, hate them and endlessly try to 'perfect' them.
In Photos: EFLU Students Protest Against Moral Policing By Cross-dressing

In Photos: EFLU Students Protest Against Moral Policing By Cross-dressing

EFLU saw a cross-dressing event on 7. November 2014 which demonstrated that gender is not a disease that can be contained within or by walls.

Abortion Battles Rage Once Again in the U.S. as Elections Loom

On November 4, Americans will head to the polls in a biennial tradition to elect new members to its twin legislative bodies, the House...

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Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan was the most distinguished organic chemist of her times in India, with multiple publications in The Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Organic Chemistry and many notable others.
Ambedkar's Mahad Satyagraha

The Significance Of Mahad Satyagraha: Ambedkar’s Protest March To Claim Public Water

On 20th March 1927, Ambedkar led a procession of 2,500 “untouchables” through main streets of Mahad to drink from the public Chevdar tank.
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.