Intersectionality

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

Mother Dairy: Milk With a Dash of Misogyny

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Let's talk about yet another commercial rife with regressive clichés about Indian women and their “place”. This one, a part of Mother Dairy’s "Ma Jaisi...

Music As A Tool For Inclusion: Aikya Brings Together TM Krishna and Jogappas

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TM Krishna and the Jogappas come together to support the rights of trans* people.
Kashmiri-Womens-Resistance-Day Kunan Poshpora

25 Years On, The State Is Still In Denial Of Kunan Poshpora

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23rd February is commemorated as Kashmiri Women's Resistance Day, lest we forget Kunan Poshpora. 

In Photos: Hyderabad Queer Swabhimana Yatra 2016 – An Intersectional Statement

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The Hyderabad Queer Swabhimana Yatra 2016 did not forget the political climate we are currently operating under. Apart from the calls for justice on...

Dalit Women, Rural Women and Other Intersectionalities at the Gender Mela

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A documentary titled, “I’m Dalit, how are you?” was then screened , highlighting the state of Dalit women, children and men and how they are made to indulge in manual scavenging even till today , despite it being abolished in 1993.

Gender Mela: Perspectives On Sexual Minorities

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With a rainbow coloured badge that says "Your binary is too basic for me!", I entered the Gender Mela organized by the Women's Development Cell...

Everest Masala Now Comes With Gender Roles Served With Dinner

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The commercial starts with a woman in her office, thinking of, or rather vividly picturing her daughter asking her "Aaj kya banega?" (What will...

How We Made The Rope That Hanged Rohith [Poem]

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We sowed the seeds when we called ourselves Hindu
Statement of Solidarity for Rohith Vemula's Mother Radhika Vemula

Statement of Solidarity for Rohith Vemula’s Mother Radhika Vemula

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Stop the attack on Rohith’s mother Radhika Vemula.

Maneka Gandhi’s Statements on compulsory sex-determination and tracking pregnancies: What it means for women’s...

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Maneka Gandhi’s statement do not yet indicate an anti-abortion agenda, but the proposal does betray a confusion about first principles.

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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.

“The Sex Which Is Not One”: Vaginismus And The Construction Of Female Sexuality

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It is always important to keep in mind that vaginismus is a common occurrence among women and it should always be seen as any other ailment.
Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

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This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.