Intersectionality

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

Nján Sánjo Review: The Life And Thoughts Of A Trans Man

Njān Sānjo Documentary Review: The Life And Thoughts Of A Trans Man

Njān Sānjo (I’m Sānjo) documents the life of a dynamic young man named Sanjo in a transphobic suburban locality.
What We Need To Know About PCOS And How It Affects Women

PCOS And Women: What We Need To Know

PCOS is the leading cause of female infertility and currently, there is no consensus on the diagnostic criteria for the syndrome.
I Am Not Overthinking, Mother. I Am Depressed.

I Am Not Overthinking, Mother. I Am Depressed.

I don’t think I have slept well in the last 12 months, ever since I moved away. It wasn’t a thunderclap for me to hear from a professional that I was depressed.
Tryst With Kink: Brushstrokes Of BDSM On My Sexuality

Tryst With Kink: Brushstrokes Of BDSM On My Sexuality

A myth buster on BDSM, the aritcle aims to talk about the personal journey of the author, masculinity, domination, submission and aftercare.
Why Not Being Traditionally Feminine Does Not Make Me Tomboy

Not Being Traditionally Feminine Does Not Make Me A Tomboy

Since I didn't fit into the traditional perception of a girl, I was termed a tomboy – a term that seems harmless, but is the epitome of gender bias.
What Is Intersectional Feminism?

Watch: What Is Intersectional Feminism?

While feminism stands for equality for all genders, intersectional feminism identifies how different aspects of social and political discrimination overlap with gender.
Internalised Patriarchy: The Undying Seeds Of Sexism In Our Minds

Internalised Patriarchy: The Undying Seeds Of Sexism In Our Minds

Women have internalised patriarchy so deeply that they don’t even know the wrong in their own perspective.
How To Support A Woman’s Right To Choose

How You Can Support A Woman’s Right To Choose

Supporting a woman exercising her right to choose is to be an ally and a compassionate person. What she requires is love and constant support.
Ramadan And Male Centralism:

Ramadan And Male Centralism: The Ordeals That Women Go Through

Fasting during Ramadan is meant to teach the importance of patience to Muslims, yet it also reflects the constant shaming imposed on women within the household.
Caste And Human Rights: In Conversation with Judith Anne Lal

Caste And Human Rights: In Conversation with Judith Anne Lal

Judith Anne Lal is a human rights activist and researcher working with National Campaign On Dalit Human Rights.

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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.