Tuesday, February 25, 2020
stuttering

From Terror To Acceptance: My Journey With Stuttering

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Not only did I accept my stuttering, I also tried to win it over, making it acceptable for others to stutter too.
Adulthood: On Homelessness And My Blue Coffee Table

Adulthood: On Homelessness And My Blue Coffee Table

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Homelessness has been an interesting experience so far. When I left my apartment last year in September I was not sad at all.
5 Things That Changed When I Moved Away From Home

5 Things That Changed When I Moved Away From Home

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Once I moved away from home, my independent lifestyle gave me confidence and helped me grow as a person and as a feminist.
Exceptional Women: The Erasure Of Women From Public And Private Memory

Exceptional Women: The Erasure Of Women From Public And Private Memory

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It is not simply the exceptional women whose stories need to be shared, but also the ordinary, the everyday of women.
dark skin

Somehow, My Dark Skin Determines My Entire Value As A Person

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I understood that people who shamed my dark skin were also the people who were so unsure of their own mettle, unaware of their own prowess.
Aritra Sengupta

My Former Partner Aritra Sengupta Is An Abusive Sex Offender

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I was made aware that my partner Aritra Sengupta physically abuses women. He had been doing this throughout the course of our relationship, to women, all younger than me.
tomboy

People Were Quick To Assign Me The Label Of Tomboy

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The rejection of dresses and long hair as a little girl was the period which marked the beginning of the label tomboy being used to describe me.
motherhood

Why Motherhood May Not Be For Me

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When you are conditioned to treat motherhood as the norm, the lines between conscious choice and subconscious conditioning blur.
my mother

My Mother Was The First Feminist In My Life – I Just Didn’t Know It

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My mother never said a word about equality and yet, brought up a son and a daughter, with equal measures of love and self-confidence.
desire

Fitting Desire Into ‘Acceptable’ Checklist Boxes – Open To Public Gaze

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Though I understand that it is the constructed nature of desire that has made people ask questions about other’s choices, but it hurts sometimes.

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Netflix's Sex Education Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

Netflix’s Sex Education Season 2 Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

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The Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education which premiered on January 2019 had already garnered significant attention and millions of viewers owing to its fresh take on teenage sexual (mis)adventures and its sensitive storytelling.
stock images rape

Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.