Saturday, August 24, 2019

Intersectionality

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

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...

BOYS DON’T CRY: The gender guidelines and empowerment efforts

Recently Vogue India has come up with an amazing mission of creating short videos to spread awareness on women empowerment, which is often being hashtagged...
Not Fair, Yet Lovely: On Being A Dark-skinned Woman In India

Not Fair, Yet Lovely: On Being A Dark-skinned Woman In India

I did not know I was dark-skinned until the age of six, when my little cousin expressed her clear disinterest in playing with me because I was kali (black in Hindi).

On the Badaun case: Doubtful Rape?

On the Badaun case and its doubtful rape, the injustice meted out to the girls and their families.

Gender: A Figment of Social Imagination

What is Gender? Is one born a man or woman or does one become one? Does society forces gender upon individuals?

On Legalization And Regulation Of Sexwork In India

Prostitution is legal under certain conditions but, a number of related activities including soliciting in a public place, kerb crawling, owning or managing a brothel, pimping and pandering are crimes.

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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.
Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Being a son of a woman, who was a victim of Instant Triple Talaq (ITT), I am trying to understand the Muslim Women Act, in the context of ground reality.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.