Sunday, September 22, 2019
Sexperience: Becoming Objects Of Desire, Without Being Objectified

Sexperience: Becoming Objects Of Desire, Without Being Objectified

The positive lesson was that sex does not always need to translate as commitment! Sex could just simply be a good positive sexperience!
The Sacred Mundane: Revealing Sex From Behind The Veil Of Patriarchy

The Sacred Mundane: Revealing Sex From Behind The Veil Of Patriarchy

While the sexual realm of existence is, from my experience, an endless process of unlearning and relearning, the moment a woman is forced to come face-to-face with her own pleasure is the moment that the veritable sacredness of sex is revealed from behind the patriarchal veil.
Infographic: Some Basics of Sexual Consent

Infographic: Some Basics of Sexual Consent

The #MeToo movement has brought the notion of informed consent into conversations. Even though there has been a lot of work surrounding consent, it is extremely important to keep having these discussions with partners.
Why We Need to Stop Setting “Perfect Victim” Expectations on Survivors

Why We Need to Stop Setting “Perfect Victim” Expectations on Survivors

Survivors do not owe us their stories. Survivors do not have to meet expectations. As allies, we must learn to listen and believe.
JNU Student Rape Case: Delhi Police Fails Women Again

JNU Student Rape Case: Delhi Police Fails Women Again

Another case of police insensitivity came to light when inquiries were made into the rape case of a JNU second year student who was turned away by the local police station when she tried to register an FIR.
rejection

“K. Cool. Bye.” How Does One Deal With Rejection? | #JustNotInterested

Most of us struggle with being turned down, with each rejection turning us towards the filmy solace of alcohol, good ol’ slut shaming or feeling depressed and belittled.
playing hard to get

Does Playing ‘Hard To Get’ Devalue Consent Culture? | #JustNotInterested

Just as men are taught that an inital 'no' doesn't mean no, women are taught that playing hard to get is the ultimate form of romance.
Kerala Nun Rape Case And The Dismissal Of Sister Lucy Kalappura

Dissent Against Rape Prompted In The Expulsion Of Sister Lucy Kalappura

Sister Lucy , one of the Kerala nuns who protested against the rape-accused bishop Franco Mulakkal last year, was on Monday expelled from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC), for her lifestyle which stood in violation with the church norms.
breakup text

The Ideal Breakup: Texts, Phone Calls Or In Person? | #JustNotInterested

Understanding the nature of a relationship is the primary step in deciding the best plan of action during a breakup.
mismatched expectations

When Love And Sex Collide: Navigating Mismatched Expectations In Relationships | #JustNotInterested

Relationships are always a complex space to be in. Whether it's a first date, a "situationship", a casual fling, or even a marriage, they constantly involve negotiations, compromise and communication.

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Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

The debate on the ‘Menstruation Benefit Bill’ tabled by Ninong Ering, a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, triggered widespread discussion on the need to have menstrual leave policy for working women every month.
Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.