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5 Things That Changed When I Moved Away From Home

5 Things That Changed When I Moved Away From Home

Once I moved away from home, my independent lifestyle gave me confidence and helped me grow as a person and as a feminist.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Angelou's Quest To Truth And Power

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Angelou’s Quest To Truth And Power

In 'I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings', Maya Angelou recounts her traumatic childhood of growing up as a black woman in a white community.
The Subtle Misogyny Of Drake And Why Kiki Probably Doesn't Love Him

The Subtle Misogyny Of Drake And Why Kiki Probably Doesn’t Love Him

Drake is often branded as the nice guy™ of Hip-hop but his lyrics make his embedded misogyny rather evident.
In Conversation with Sujata Khandekar: A Stalwart Grassroots Feminist

In Conversation with Sujata Khandekar: A Stalwart Grassroots Feminist

Sujata Khandekar has helped CORO grow from working on adult literacy in Mumbai’s slums, to a resource organisation.
Ladai Seekh Le! Ambedkarite Sumeet Samos Is Here To Change The Rap Game

Ladai Seekh Le! Ambedkarite Sumeet Samos Is Transforming Indian Hip-Hop

Sumeet Samos's latest single “Ladai Seekhle” will deeply resonate with those who have ever been subjected to Savarna oppression.
Meet Kanchan Chander: The Artist Who Forces Her Audience To Shed The Male Gaze

Meet Kanchan Chander: The Artist Who Forces Her Audience To Shed The Male Gaze

Kanchan Chander through her work dismantles the idea of male gaze and creates a representative space for women and their experiences.
The Conundrum Of Being A Sanjay Leela Bhansali Heroine A.K.A ‘The Indian White Feminist’

The Conundrum Of Being A Sanjay Leela Bhansali Heroine

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's heroines are trapped in a world where they both challenge and continue to follow oppressive and toxic hierarchies.
Men Are Not Funny: Privileged Jokes Are Mere Expressions Of Power

The Business Of Humour Is A ‘Man’s Job’ – But They Aren’t Even Funny?

Until recently, funny jokes have only been a culmination of sexist and casteist tropes that thrive on dehumanisation of the minorities.
Lights, Camera, Action: A Review Of Vice India's Series On Pornography

Lights, Camera, Action: A Review Of Vice India’s Series On Pornography

'Lights, Camera, Action' dismantles India's hypocritical and regressive views on pornography and encourages open discussions about sexuality.
Pinjar: The ‘Other’ Side of the India-Pakistan Partition

Pinjar Review: The ‘Other’ Side of the India-Pakistan Partition

Pinjar brings out the struggles faced by women during the Partition without demonizing or valorizing either of the sides.

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