Sunday, September 22, 2019
This is what a feminist marriage looks like

This Is What My Feminist Marriage Looks Like

My feminist identity and my feminist marriage coexist and do so wonderfully, despite the judgment I faced for marrying early!
shave my head

Why I Decided To Shave My Head

Having my head shaven was an amazingly liberating feeling. It made me experience a high of being totally free in that moment.
All The Brown Women In Me Are Tired

All The Brown Women In Me Are Tired

All the brown women in me are tired. The one who is Indian, the fraud Indian, the never-good-enough Indian, the single Indian, the atheist traitor. I neither belong at home nor outside. I am tired of telling my stories again and again, not the stories about me but the ones about the Indian woman in me.
Short Hair

Why I Dreaded Visits To The Barber: On Short Hair And Hair Politics

Patriarchy is afraid of a ‘little’ length. Whether it is short hair or short skirts, society always wants us women to keep it long. Too bad.
It Took Me Years To Learn Oral Sex Isn't Terrible, Oral Rape Is

It Took Me Years To Learn Oral Sex Isn’t Terrible, Oral Rape Is

Took me years to peel off your words from my skin. Took me years to rub the roses off my eyes and see the red flags as they were. Took me years to learn oral sex isn't terrible, rape is. And that is what it was.
single mother

What Its Like Being A Single Mother Raising A Girl

You don't need a man to support you or your child, you are equally capable of raising a child as a single mother.
Women Complainants

Women Complainants And Their Plight In Kerala: How I Was Shamed For Following Due...

When people whose very duty is to protect the citizens, fail to do the basic minimum, who do I turn to? What happens to women complainants in our society?
Trans Man & Cis Woman Love

The 8 Year #UnsanskariLove Story Of A Trans Man And A Cis Woman

I am Vedansh, a trans man. My partner Mahi has been with me through my coming out as a trans man & everything else. This is our love story.
resting bitch face

Resting Bitch Face: Why Are Only Women Accused Of Having It?

Women with resting bitch face have been accused of "having a face" that doesn't sit well with feminine demeanour and male expectations of femininity.
relationship

I Am Not In A Relationship, But I Am Not Single Either

By “relationships”, we mean only one relationship, which is that of romantic lover or spouse, by “family” we understand only one format, comprising a couple and their children.

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Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

The debate on the ‘Menstruation Benefit Bill’ tabled by Ninong Ering, a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, triggered widespread discussion on the need to have menstrual leave policy for working women every month.
Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.
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.