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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.
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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5 Sexist Phrases I Caught Myself Using And Other Examples Of Everyday Sexism

I found myself and others unconsciously using these sexist phrases on a daily basis. It was a sharp reminder of how insidious patriarchy was.
Infographic: Why Words Matter When We're Talking About Mental Illnesses

Infographic: Why Words Matter When We’re Talking About Mental Illnesses

It is important for us to pay attention to the real usage of these words because casually throwing them around trivialises the mental illnesses they refer to.

Infographic: The Power And Struggle of Women In Tech

How many women in tech do you know? 
Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke: Talking About Gender-Based Violence Through Music

Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke: Talking About Gender-Based Violence Through Music

The Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke event detailed the essentialness of a "unified" voice and solidarity that is created through music against violence.
Why Manto Continues To Be Relevant Today

Why ‘Manto’ Continues To Be Relevant Today

Casteism, communalism, and misogyny continues to haunt our nation which makes one question if we have progressed at all since Manto's time.

Not A Boy [Poem]

The little one had just unfurled her wings, but before she could fly off her soul was sucked out because she was not a boy.
Meet Shristi Verma, The Instagram Artist Who Draws Queer Women In Love

Meet Shristi Verma, The Instagram Artist Who Draws Queer Women In Love

Shristi Verma started an Instagram page by the name of Shayxme, where she draws queer women in love kissing and embracing.
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Feminism Is Unfair, You Say? [Poem]

Unfair, when I have to counsel my own harasser.

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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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Asexuality is often misinterpreted as a lack of sex by society, this leads to conflict between the asexual community and the society at large.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.