Intersectionality

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

Dear Mrs. Maneka Gandhi, Marital Rape Is Rape. Period

Dear Mrs. Maneka Gandhi, Marital Rape Is Rape. Period

Forced sexual activity without the consent of both partners is rape. Marital rape is rape.

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.

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Bingo! Your Privilege Has Been Revealed

Bingo! Your Privilege Has Been Revealed

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Evident in both the Bingos are ample accounts of unpleasant experience in the savarna-dominated academia that is missing in both the JNU and the HCU counterparts; in HCU’s, academic engagement is summed up with ‘visited the reading room’ and ‘backlog’.
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.
Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

The eco-conscious health responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in India have revealed the heterosexist, racial, ageist, casteist, and classist prejudices of an overt Hindu-Brahminical society. The idea of environmentalism driven by capitalism, nationalism, and cultural imperialism exploit marginalised humans, animals, and nature alike. Therefore, the discussions around epidemics, animal welfare, and climate change must be nothing but ecofeminist.