Intersectionality

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

What #MeToo Tells Us About Himpathy And Why Overcoming It Matters

What #MeToo Tells Us About Himpathy And Why Overcoming It Matters

As long as there is himpathy, injustice will prevail. To arrive at safer workplaces for women, we must unlearn our internalised misogyny and forgo all the comfort we derive from holding on to it.
Why Atheist And Communist Women Are Fighting For Entry To The Sabarimala

Why Atheist And Communist Women Are Fighting For Entry To The Sabarimala

For Periyar, stepping into the temple was taking a step towards the ideal of creating a casteless society. Likewise, demanding entry to the Sabarimala is a fight against gender discrimination and inequality.
Why ‘Men-Streaming’ Is Important For Women’s Economic Empowerment

‘Men-Streaming’ Is Important For Women’s Economic Empowerment And Here’s Why

Men-streaming or engaging with men across multiple ecological levels to advance women's economic empowerment is no easy task as it requires men to yield the relative privileges that they possess.
We Need To Stop Infantilising Women In Heterosexual Relationships

We Need To Stop Infantilising Women In Heterosexual Relationships

A woman who has her age, weight, and height greater than that of her male counterpart is certainly inexplicable in the social arena.
जेंडर आधारित भेदभाव को चुनौती देने का ‘साहस’ करते किशोर-किशोरियां

जेंडर आधारित भेदभाव को चुनौती देने का ‘साहस’ करते किशोर-किशोरियां

जेंडर का ढांचा लड़कियों के आज़ाद पंखों को कतरने और उनकी क्षमताओं को कैद करने का काम करता हैं, वहीं ये लड़कों को मर्दानगी के विषैले जाल में फंसता है।
LGBT की भाषा अगर पल्ले नहीं पड़ती तो आपके लिए है ये वीडियो

LGBT की भाषा अगर पल्ले नहीं पड़ती तो आपके लिए है ये वीडियो

आयुषी ने इस वीडियो के ज़रिये बेहद सरल हिंदी भाषा में जेंडर और यौनिकता की परतों को उजागर करते हुए इसपर दर्शकों की समझ बनाने का सार्थक प्रयास किया है|
19 Women Journalists Who Made News In 2018

19 Women Journalists Who Made News In 2018

At the end of another year, it’s time to shine the spotlight on some gutsy women journalists.
12 Best Queer Moments Of 2018

12 Best Queer Moments Of 2018

2018 has been a year of immense growth for the queer community in India in terms of celebrating historic and monumental achievements.
10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

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

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.
Sexism And Casteism In The Pujo And The Plethora Of Rituals In Bengali Lives

Sexism And Casteism In The Pujo And The Plethora Of Rituals In Bengali Lives

A Bengali mother cannot witness her child’s first rice taking, or even her wedding due to the ritualistic prejudice that a mother’s sight could invoke the inauspicious.

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10 Feminist Songs To Listen To When The Patriarchy Has Got You Down

Gather round, feminists! It's exhausting work raging against The Man, so how about you play these feminist songs for a musical pick-me-up?
Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

There are several competent queer writers and it’s only logical that The Hindu invite and give a platform to them, instead of letting more straight people teach me how to be queer.
How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

The content of the Gillette ad hit closer to home than I was comfortable with. My imagination drew parallels between the video and my own life, and I felt repressed old memories stirring in the darkness of my mind.