Intersectionality

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

Of Supreme Courts And Supreme Failures: Pakistan’s Judgement On Schizophrenia

Of Supreme Courts And Supreme Failures: Pakistan’s Judgement On Schizophrenia

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One of the most disappointing piece of recent news is Pakistan's top court declaring that "schizophrenia is not a permanent mental disorder" and have focused on it being a recoverable disease.
Grey In The Country Of Hues: Being Graysexual

Grey In The Country Of Hues: Being Graysexual

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Graysexuals normally do not experience sexual attraction or sex drive, but sometimes they do in small or limited circumstances.
What Is Demisexuality, You Ask? Here's A Quick Primer

What Is Demisexuality, You Ask? Here’s A Quick Primer

Demisexuality is essentially being sexually attracted to somebody only after you form a strong, emotional bond with them.
Jain community

The Glaring Questions that Lay Ahead for the Jain Community after Aradhana’s Death

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I am calling for a structural critique of the religious ethos and the continuing practices of the Jain community, for they seep into the everyday lives of women who are oppressed and coerced into performing religious and cultural practices that only feed the morality and vested interests of a patriarchal religious institution.
I'm Asexual And My Story Matters

I’m Asexual And My Story Matters

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In India, there is a real need to increase the visibility of the asexual community. If we go by the generally accepted ratio of 1%, then there are 12 million people in India who are asexual.
Sex Chat

Web Series Review: ‘Sex Chat With Pappu and Papa’ by Y Films

It would be interesting to see how the same conversation would play out between a mother and a daughter. I’m certain the kind of questions girls would raise in this context would be very different from the ones boys do. I’m hoping this series has managed to set the stage for more such shows to explore these areas.
लड़की सांवली है, हमें तो चप्पल घिसनी पड़ेगी!

लड़की सांवली है, हमें तो चप्पल घिसनी पड़ेगी!

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‘मैंने कई बार मां बाप के या परिजनों के मुंह से सुना है, अभागी काली लड़की| उसके इतने अच्छे नाक नक्श हैं, बस गोरी होती| इसके बाद मिलियन डॉलर का ऑफर आता है, कौन एक काली लड़की से शादी करेगा| उसके लिए अच्छा लड़का ढूंढना मुश्किल हो जाएगा|’
Book Review: Dreamcatcher by Rosheena Zehra

Book Review: Dreamcatcher by Rosheena Zehra

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For me, the most interesting part of this story lay in the fact that it is based in Delhi as the city and as the college life campus; it has moments which are relatable, whether they are big or little milestones of life. The story is simple and a reminder of how there are so many points in a person's lives where they struggle
Why Don't We Talk About Adolescent Sexuality? | Feminism in India

Why Don’t We Talk About Adolescent Sexuality?

Adolescence and sexuality are rarely uttered in the same breath. When done so, a thick coating of morality and abstinence-until-marriage is applied to the information.
26 Crowdsourced Positive Posters On Mental Health #SupportNotStigma

26 Crowdsourced Positive Posters On Mental Health #SupportNotStigma

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FII crowdsourced 26 positive posters on mental health support and end of stigma on World Mental Health Day as part of their #SupportNotStigma campaign.

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Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Marriage Project is a legal project that aims to legalize same-sex marriage in India. According to Guruswamy and Katju, there is a legal and social aspect to this project.