Intersectionality

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

Manusmriti

Manusmriti: The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A ‘Good Woman’

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Manusmriti can serve as a guide in patriarchy's long struggle to make women prisoners of historically contrived shackles.
पितृसत्ता क्या है? – आइये जाने  

पितृसत्ता क्या है? – आइये जाने  

पितृसत्ता एक ऐसी व्यवस्था के रूप में परिभाषित किया जाता है जिसमें पुरुषों का महिलाओं पर वर्चस्व रहता है और वे उनका शोषण और उत्पीड़न करते हैं|

Sexism Is In The Air: Female Flight Attendants Await Their Feminist Revolution

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Using Female flight attendants to sexually titillate the passengers is result of a deeply sexist mindset which has resulted in the aviation industry having an unequal and unsafe work environment.
Jamal Siddiqui : 7 Tips On How to Pass As Masculine For Trans Men

7 Tips On How to Pass As Masculine For Trans Men

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Being a pre-operated trans man is exhausting. Here are few tips from my personal experience with which you can pass as a male and decrease your gender dysphoria.
Sikh Women And The Politics Of Hair

Sikh Women And The Politics Of Hair

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Sikh women are policed by patriarchy for making choices about keeping or removing their hair. How does this work within the tradition?
B R ambedkar jayanti

On Babasaheb’s Birth Anniversary: 13 Feminist Principles of Dr. B R Ambedkar

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On Babasaheb's 125th birth anniversary, we bring you thirteen quotes of Dr. B R Ambedkar which truly show that he was a feminist and strove hard for women's education and equality.

I Am A Man And This Is How ‘Kabir Singh’ Is Damaging To Me

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Even as a young man who believes deeply in the innate equality and agency of women, I subconsciously get one step closer to normalizing threatening a woman who won’t sleep with me, just because a commercial movie with an attractive lead told me I could.
I am Hindu and my boyfriend is Muslim and this is our #UnsanskariLove story

I Am Hindu And My Boyfriend Is Muslim. This Is Our #UnsanskariLove Story.

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My college friends ostracized me because I was in love with a Muslim man, and emotionally tortured me. My best friend said that a crush was okay, but planning a future together was stupid.
10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

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While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.
A still from ‘Le Clitoris’ by Lori Malépart-Traversy

Le Clitoris: Your Easy Guide To Befriending The Clitoris

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Quite similar to our society, the talk surrounding sexual pleasure largely remains male-dominated. It is a lesser known but well-proven fact that the key to female orgasm is the clitoral stimulation, not so much the vaginal penetration or the G-spot, and Le Clitoris, the film explores just that!

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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.
Problems With Conversion Therapy & The Search For Justice For Anjana

Problems With Conversion Therapy & The Search For Justice For Anjana

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Dormant emotional reminders stirred up for Queer India after the suicide of Anjana Hareesh. Enrollment in a conversion therapy cost her her life.