Lack of diversity was and still is a real problem in the literary word. Women, especially Black, Indigenous and other women of colour are still at disadvantage in the literary world.
Captain Marvel, with its first stand-alone female superhero, has been aptly released in cinemas on 8th of March, the day the world celebrates Women’s Day.
In a country like India, where Baba Ramdev claims to ‘cure’ people of homosexuality, films like Boy Erased and The Miseducation of Cameron Post could not be more timely and relevant.
There is a clear difference between cultural appreciation and cultural appropriation which artists like Ariana Grande are choosing to ignore.
Mai by Geetangali Shree is a feminist novel that speaks to mothers and daughters universally, especially relevant to Indian readers who can relate to the novel on a personal level.
It had never occurred to me that what I experienced, growing up, was worth counting as trauma. It hadn’t occurred to me when grown men salivated over my twelve-year old, overgrown, ripe body, and made no pains to conceal it.
When I found out that I was not the only victim of intimate partner violence, I realised that my silence was enabling his violence. I decided to start speaking out about it, and I want to share some common responses to highlight why speaking out can be re-traumatising and difficult to a survivor.
In The Favourite directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, each of the main women is complex: power-hungry, manipulative, self-serving, and at each other’s mercy.
She Can You Can is a short biography book with a unique alphabetic format. It portrays lives, struggles and achievements of 26 Indian women, starting from A for the spirited mountaineer Arunima Sinha to Z for the seasoned performer Zohra Sehgal, breaking the glass ceiling in various fields like science, sports and entertainment.
Gully Boy is a story of dreams, of falling down and getting up, of following your passion so it heals all of your pain caused by mistakes being made, by wanting to break free and through it all, it is a treat.