Monday, January 27, 2020
The Unhealthy Fixation With Virginity: Pre-Marital Sex, Hymen & Hymenoplasty

The Unhealthy Fixation With Virginity: Pre-Marital Sex, Hymen & Hymenoplasty

Pre-marital sex and the stigma around it influences women to undergo difficult surgeries like hymenoplasty so as to confirm to societal norms of virginity.
The Kinky Way Forward: How BDSM Helped Liberate My Sexuality

The Kinky Way Forward: How BDSM Helped Liberate My Sexuality

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I realised that BDSM gave me absolute control of my agency and that I am no less a feminist because I enjoy being submissive in bed.
#WomenAreCumming: 7 Quotes On Female Masturbation

#WomenAreCumming: 7 Quotes On Female Masturbation

Female masturbation is normal and it's time we do away with the stigma. The clitoris solely exists for sexual pleasure and has around 12000 nerve endings. Many women do not know where the clitoris is or what it does, let alone touching it, playing with it or rubbing it.
Female Sexuality

What Are The Taboos Concerning Female Sexuality?

The idea of suppressing female sexuality is a thread that keeps the patriarchal weaving of the society in place.
Meena Kandasamy's Ms Militancy

Meena Kandasamy’s ‘Ms Militancy’ And Its Poems Of Resistance

In Ms Militancy, Meena Kandasamy's poetry wages a fierce resistance to Brahminical patriarchy with its defiant exploration of female desire.

The History Of ‘Hysteria’ And How Science Can Be Sexist

Hysteria was a medical diagnosis in the Middle Ages for women who didn't bow to patriarchy. The word still retains shards of its sexist past.
Shubh Mangal Savdhan Review

Movie Review: ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhan’ – A Much Needed Conversation On “Gent’s Problem”

Shubh Mangal Savdhan gets many things right on feminism, patriarchy and masculinity – from acid attacks to erectile dysfunction to superstitions about marriage.
orgasm gap

Why This Orgasm Gap Between Men And Women?

The orgasm gap was mainly the result of the upbringing of men and women where men are brought up to be aggressive and powerful, and women as passive and pleasing.
Sex Politics In India: Why Is Female Pleasure Still A Taboo?

Sex Politics In India: Why Is ‘Female Pleasure’ Still A Taboo?

Sexual relations needs to be redefined, in terms of sexual liberation and more attention needs to be given to female pleasure.
Women's Sexuality In The Indian Nationalist Discourse | Feminism in India

Women’s Sexuality In The Indian Nationalist Discourse

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Indian nationalist discourse has deeply connected the idea of India as a mother figure or 'Bharat Maata' to women's sexuality.

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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

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

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Here’s a list of 10 women journalists who have carved a major space in the journalism world in 2019 and made their voices heard.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.