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The New Fun Foods Advertisement—Providing Food for Thought

The New Fun Foods Advertisement—Providing Food for Thought

It’s a clear message; so clear that it’s hard to miss—that cooking skills, care, concern, drive, labour etc., in the kitchen are inconsequential. The hero really is the jar of mayonnaise.
Film Review: Girls Trip Rewrites Hollywood’s Portrayal Of Black Women

Film Review: Girls Trip Rewrites Hollywood’s Portrayal Of Black Women

Girls Trip (2017) does not try to be prim and proper, fitting its characters and their stories into the commonplace girl-next-door archetype. It delivers what it promises to be, just a movie about girls having a good time.
My Reflections On The Freedom To Travel As A Queer Couple

My Reflections On The Freedom To Travel As A Queer Couple

And as a queer couple, we were engulfed by the fear of being met with displeasure or perhaps, even violence, if we were to be seen indulging in any form of physical affection.
How To Travel Without Expanding Your Ecological Footprint

How To Travel Without Expanding Your Ecological Footprint

It is not always possible to make sustainable choices while travelling, but one can however reduce their ecological footprint by simply being more thoughtful.
Book Review: Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women By Kaveh Basmenji

Book Review: Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women Edited By Kaveh Basmenji

Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women By Kaveh Basmenji, was a heartbreaking book to read and I wept throughout while reading it....
Feminism And Raksha Bandhan—A Balancing Act?

Feminism And Raksha Bandhan—A Balancing Act?

If Raksha Bandhan is so fixated on the idea that it strengthens sibling bonds, then instead dictating the women, brothers should stand up as feminist allies and support their sisters in fighting against those aspects that make them disadvantaged.
Film Review: Judgementall Hai Kya? Is As Gentle As A Hammer Blow

Film Review: Judgementall Hai Kya? Is As Gentle As A Hammer Blow

Judgementall Hai Kya dazzles in bits, it has a kind of splendour. But, by the time we get to the unraveling of the climax, it gets wearying, delivered like hammer blows to your eyes and ear drums.
Trippin’ Like A Feminist Pro: Lessons Learnt From Girls Trips

Trippin’ Like A Feminist Pro: Lessons Learnt From Girls Trips

Girls trips are life events that have a high return on emotional, social, and monetary investment and almost always live up to the hype.
Travelling With A Club Foot: Negotiations With My Disability

Travelling With Club Foot: Negotiations With My Disability

Travel is a luxury that I cannot handle easily. I was born with a disability called Talipes, or more commonly called as Club Foot.
Travel And Trouble: Why Girls Can't Have All The Fun

Travel And Trouble: Why Girls Can’t Have All The Fun

Travel, while liberating and empowering for women, comes with its own set of restrictions and tensions. Maybe that’s why we can’t envision Dil Chahta Hai with female characters, because we know that the experience won’t be the same for a group of women travelling together.

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Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up the final design.
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.
Trans People Are Calling Out On Indian Transgender Bill | #RapeIsRape

Trans People Are Calling Out The Indian Transgender Bill | #RapeIsRape

The new Transgender bill makes sexual offence against a transgender person, punishable with as little as 6 months to a max 2 years in prison.