Intersectionality

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

Kashmiri Women's Resistance Day: In Memoriam Of Kunan Poshpora Mass Rapes

Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day: In Memoriam Of Kunan Poshpora Mass Rapes

“Keeping memory alive is itself a resistance,” a masked woman of Kunan Poshpora had told Free Press Kashmir on a summer day in 2013. “It’s the way to assert that we haven’t forgotten and surely, haven’t forgiven.”
Being Muslim in India Aftermath of Pulwama

Being Muslim In The Aftermath Of The Pulwama Attack: A Glimpse Into The Hatred...

The communal hatred that had been simmering for the last 5 years on a slightly higher flame than earlier, reached boiling point after the Pulwama attack. Here are snippets of incidents that occurred a few days after the attack.
Period. End Of Sentence. Wins An Oscar For Its Sensitive Portrayal Of Menstrual Stigma In India

Period. End Of Sentence. Wins An Oscar For Its Sensitive Portrayal Of Menstrual Stigma...

The way local women channel anger at menstrual taboos into their work — making sanitary pads to improve female hygiene and earn a living — is the focus of the film 'Period. End Of Sentence.'
दोराहे पर खड़े युवा और उनकी यौनिकता

दोराहे पर खड़े युवा और उनकी यौनिकता

भारत में ऐसी कोई सर्वे रिपोर्ट बेहद सीमित मात्रा में उपलब्ध है, जिससे यह पता चलता है कि कितने युवक-युवतियों के शादी से पहले संबंध रहे है| पर ये सीमित आंकडें कोई पुख्ता तस्वीर सामने लाने के लिए काफी नहीं है|
In Photos: Ahmedabad Queer Pride 2019, Where Jubilation Took A Front Seat

In Photos: Ahmedabad Queer Pride 2019, Where Jubilation Took A Front Seat

A huge group of people came together to be a part of the Ahmedabad Queer Pride March, the first to be held after the overhaul of Section 377.
Why Do Delhi's Unmarried Women Resist Going To A Gynaecologist

Why Are Unmarried Women In Delhi Uncomfortable Visiting A Gynaecologist?

As low as 1% of unmarried women said they had received information about sexual health from their mothers, doctors or government campaigns.
बोलती औरत से पितृसत्ता डरती है, तभी तो महिला-केंद्रित भद्दी गालियाँ बोलती है!

बोलती औरत से पितृसत्ता डरती है, तभी तो महिला-केंद्रित भद्दी गालियाँ बोलती है!

हर क्रिया के प्रति होने वाले प्रतिक्रिया के तहत महिला-केंद्रित गालियाँ देना, साफ़तौर पर समाज की पितृसत्तात्मक सोच को दर्शाता है, जिसके तहत महिला को न केवल नीचा दिखाया जाता है बल्कि उसके लिए गालियाँ इस्तेमाल करना उसकी पहचान जैसा बताया जाता है|
Dalit Women in Media and Politics Conference: When #DalitWomenSpeakOut, Revolution Beckons

Dalit Women in Media and Politics Conference: When #DalitWomenSpeakOut, Revolution Beckons

In a time and in a country where an all-male delegation is chosen to meet the Prime Minister and discuss problems in the entertainment industry - especially in the wake of the #MeToo movement – an all-Dalit women panel is nothing short of revolutionary. On 18th January 2019, AIDMAM and The Blue Club jointly organised a two-day event called Dalit Women in Media and Politics
A Pro's Guide On How To Fight Body Shaming

A Pro’s Guide On How To Fight Body Shaming

Body shaming makes you a pro at dealing with it and that is extremely mean of the world which is inhabited by billions of human beings and so many body types.
Go Pleasure Yourself: Inside The World Of Female Masturbation

Go Pleasure Yourself: Inside The World Of Female Masturbation

Sex is an essential aspect of the human experience. Take a closer look inside the world of female masturbation in this video by Vitamin Stree.

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Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj