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In this series, we feature people and organisations who have done groundbreaking work in the field of gender, sexuality, women’s rights and the likes to get an insight into their lives and their work. More and more people are joining the feminist movement and working on gender and we wish to bring them in the limelight, one life at a time.

Interview With Anju Singh From AIDMAM | Feminism In India

In Conversation With Anju Singh From All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM)

We talked to Anju Singh of AIDMAM on the issues Dalit women face today and how they are mobilising to fight for their cause.
ख़ास बात : भारत की पहली स्लाइड गिटारवादिका विदुषी डॉ कमला शंकर के साथ

ख़ास बात : भारत की पहली स्लाइड गिटारवादिका विदुषी डॉ कमला शंकर के साथ

भारत की पहली स्लाइड गिटारवादिका विदुषी डॉ कमला शंकर पूरी दुनिया में अपनी बहुमुखी प्रतिभा और गिटारवादन का लोहा मनवा चुकी हैं|
Nighat Dad: On Digital Rights, Cyber Laws And #HamaraInternet In Pakistan

Nighat Dad: On Digital Rights, Cyber Laws And #HamaraInternet In Pakistan

Nighat Dad is a Pakistani lawyer and digital rights activist who campaigns actively to educate people about the rights and responsibilities they have in a digital space.
In Conversation With Robin Chaurasiya, Founder Of Kranti NGO

In Conversation With Robin Chaurasiya, Founder Of Kranti NGO

Robin Chaurasiya is the founder of Kranti, an NGO which empowers girls from Mumbai's red-light district to become agents of social change.
ख़ास बात : खतने की कुप्रथा के खिलाफ आवाज़ उठाने वाली सालेहा पाटवाला | Feminism In India

ख़ास बात : खतने की कुप्रथा के खिलाफ आवाज़ उठाने वाली सालेहा पाटवाला

सालेहा पाटवाला एक नारीवादी है और भारत में महिलाओं के साथ होने वाली ‘खतना’ की कुप्रथा के खिलाफ सक्रिय तरीके से काम कर रही हैं|
Sahiyo

Sahiyo: Empowering Dawoodi Bohra Communities & Putting An End to Female Genital Cutting

Interview with Sahiyo, an international organisation united against female genital cutting among the Dawoodi Bohra community in India.
In Conversation With Xukia: A Queer Collective in Assam

In Conversation With Xukia: A Queer Collective in Assam

We interviewed Xukia – an LGBTQIA+ group in Assam that organises the Guwahati Pride March and is increasing LGBTQIA+ awareness and support.
Meet Xavier Dias: The Adivasi Rights Activist And His Journey

Meet Xavier Dias: The Adivasi Rights Activist And His Journey

Xavier Dias has spent most of his adult life working closely with Adivasis, helping them secure and safeguard their land, labour, and human rights, and raise their political consciousness. 
Am Like Other Girls

With Tara Anand And Ellie Lee: I Am Who I Am, And I Am...

The project I Am Like Other Girls involves a mention of personal quirks and humorous artistic representation of the narrator.

Meet Aarthi: The Woman Behind The Popular Comic Series Royal Existentials

Royal Existentials is a weekly webcomic series that uses Indian vintage art and imagery to tell stories of historical (and contemporary) angst.

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10 Feminist Songs To Listen To When The Patriarchy Has Got You Down

Gather round, feminists! It's exhausting work raging against The Man, so how about you play these feminist songs for a musical pick-me-up?
Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

There are several competent queer writers and it’s only logical that The Hindu invite and give a platform to them, instead of letting more straight people teach me how to be queer.
How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

The content of the Gillette ad hit closer to home than I was comfortable with. My imagination drew parallels between the video and my own life, and I felt repressed old memories stirring in the darkness of my mind.