Art & Poetry

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

Meet Taksh Sharma: A 23-Year-Old Trans Model Who’s Breaking Glass Ceilings

Meet Taksh Sharma: A 23-Year-Old Trans Model Who’s Breaking Glass Ceilings

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Taksh Sharma has been making waves in the Indian fashion scene as well as on social media where she is popularly known as Kawaiibloggerchan.
Breasts [Poem]

Breasts [Poem]

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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.
8 Posters At The CAA Protests In Delhi That Screams Resistance

10 Posters At The CAA Protests In Delhi That Scream Resistance

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These can be really powerful in conveying messages through slogans, illustrations, symbols and street art for a particular issue at hand, as it was in the case of the CAA Protests.
Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

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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.
Harnidh Kaur

In Conversation With Harnidh Kaur On The Online Feminist Movement

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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

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

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

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Condoms reduce pleasure and other sexual health myths. 
Feminist Privilege

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

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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".
Instagram

6 Hilarious And Subversive Muslim Women Instagram Artists

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In order to find authentic characters and creators that are able to do their art with no holds barred, these are 6 Muslim women creators on Instagram who subvert stereotypes in a hilarious manner.
myths about feminism

The F-Word: 10 Common Myths About Feminism Debunked

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"Feminists have no sense of humour" and other myths about feminism debunked!

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Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

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Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.