Intersectionality

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

Mekathoti Sucharita: The First Dalit Woman Minister Of Andhra Pradesh

Mekathoti Sucharita: The First Dalit Woman Minister Of Andhra Pradesh

Mekathoti Sucharita from Prathipadu is making history by being the first Dalit Woman Minister in the cabinet of YSRCP in Andhra Pradesh.
Meet Holland: Korea's First Openly Gay K-pop Idol

Meet Holland: Korea’s First Openly Gay K-pop Idol

Korea's first openly gay k-pop idol, Holland, shatters the heteronormative K-pop industry and uses his music to address the violence faced by the sexual minorities.
How These 5 Women Nurses From Rural Communities Are Challenging The Status Quo

How These 5 Women Nurses From Rural Communities Are Challenging The Status Quo

The nurses are trying to address the issues we are facing because of the dearth of doctors and their unavailability in rural areas. They make primary healthcare services available as efficiently as doctors and are able to communicate more effectively in the local dialect as they belong to the same community.
One Is Not Born A Woman: Remembering Monique Wittig's Feminism

One Is Not Born A Woman: Remembering Monique Wittig’s Feminism

Montique Wittig led the Mouvement de libération des femmes which advocated against the patriarchal society in France and for women’s bodily autonomy.
Rural Education: Ensuring Power Stays Within The Community

For Rural Education To Work, Local Communities Must Be Actively Involved

It is time that we understood that rural education is about creating the right ecosystem for learning to happen, and that a village and its community are part of that process.
Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
Netflix’s 'The Perfection’ Punishes Its Victims With Violence To Protect Them From It

The Perfection Punishes Its Victims With Violence To Protect Them From It

The Perfection isn’t your regular rape-revenge drama, in that it is much more disturbing and terrible than can be imagined.
A Brief History Of The Pride Turban And The Importance Of Visibility Of Queer Sikhs

A Brief History Of The Pride Turban And The Importance Of Visibility Of Queer...

As a gay Sikh man, I sincerely hope that the visibility of the pride turban will help young queer Sikhs in accepting themselves.
Notes On Being Not Okay

I Don’t Know How To Tell You This But I Haven’t Left Home In...

This piece of writing does not have a happy ending, it does not particularly have a sad ending either. I guess it's just an attempt at being honest about how "not okay" I am.

Mumtaz Jahan Haider: The First Principal Of Women’s College Aligarh | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mumtaz Jahan Haider was a woman who was defiant towards the forceful Purdah system and advocated the importance of women’s education in Women's College at Aligarh.

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Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

With a predictable plot, unnecessary violence, the resurgence of a broken hero and typical stalker-turned-lover relation, Kabir Singh is a painful three-hour experience for the viewer.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

When A Dupatta and A Nose Ring Become Agents Of Patriarchy

Coming from a conservative Muslim family where your male cousins won’t even look at you if you are not wearing a dupatta, I have always felt that my body was constantly scrutinised and kept under the male gaze.