Monday, October 21, 2019

Art & Poetry

In this section, find articles on Indian feminist art activism (artivism) by Feminism in India.

Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

This is the true story of three women (names changed) who applied to work at a unisex salon and were pressurised into performing sexual services.
Breasts [Poem]

Breasts [Poem]

Breasts - whose existence I got to know of, when an ill-fitting bra was thrust my way, When I spent months praying that they go away.
Harnidh Kaur

In Conversation With Harnidh Kaur On The Online Feminist Movement

As a child of the Internet, Harnidh Kaur has become one of the leading feminist voices online with her poetry, positivity and honesty.

10 Posters That Show How Bollywood Reinforces Gender Stereotypes

Bollywood Says is a poster series by Stree, IIT Delhi which aims to showcase how Bollywood reinforces gender stereotypes and a deep patriarchal mindset.
Feminist Privilege

Custom Cuts: An Art Mini-Series About The Many Feminisms We Inhabit

Pia Alize Hararika and Malathi Jogi created Custom Cuts when they got tired of one too many pieces of unsolicited advice about "doing feminism right".
myths about feminism

The F-Word: 10 Common Myths About Feminism Debunked

"Feminists have no sense of humour" and other myths about feminism debunked!
Comic: Male Feminist Allies Be Like...

Comic: Male Feminist Allies Be Like…

The comic is to the point and calls out male feminist allies’ mansplaining, gaslighting, misogyny, abuse, among others.

Priyanka Paul’s Artwhoring Gives A New Avatar To Goddesses World Over

17-year-old Priyanka Paul from Mumbai is the newest feminist artist you'd love to follow on Instagram. A teenage artist, she draws goddesses of colour with a fresh perspective and a feminist avatar. She depicts goddesses, who are traditionally seen as epitomes of feminine divinity, as young women, who are epitomes of feminist liberation.

Sex(y): 10 Common Myths About Sex and Sexual Health Debunked

Condoms reduce pleasure and other sexual health myths. 
Irresponsible Nudes, by Kshiraja Krishnan

Comic: Irresponsible Nudes – The Shame Is On You

A comic aimed at people asking me to be 'responsible' about sending nude photographs. No, I will send irresponsible nudes. It is not a shame.

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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.
15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

2018 was a bang on year as Indian women writers wrote fabulous and daring works ranging from science fiction to subversive historical narratives.
Dalit women poets

5 Dalit Women Poets Who Remind Us That Caste And Patriarchy Are Not Exclusive

Let us read about some Dalit women poets whose poetry challenged dominant caste norms and take us to the lives of their community.