Interviews

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.

In Conversation With Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation: Promoting Inclusivity Through Adventure

In Conversation With Adventures Beyond Barriers: Promoting Inclusivity Through Adventure

Adventures Beyond Barriers, through adventure and sport activities, strives for an inclusive society for people with disability.
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|
In Conversation With Anushka Kelkar: The Photographer Behind BrownGirlGazin

In Conversation With Anushka Kelkar: The Photographer Behind BrownGirlGazin

Anushka Kelkar started BrownGirlGazin where she posts portraits of women intended to be honest and redefine beauty outside of conventional media portrayals.
Lavanya Seshasayee

In Conversation With Dr Lavanya Seshasayee: On Psychiatry And Gender Roles

Dr Lavanya Seshasayee is a women’s mental health specialist and the founder of the Global Women’s Recovery Movement. She has also been a Fulbright finalist, a Bapu Trust fellow and a Movement for Global Mental Health Fellow.
Meet Mimi Mondal: India's First SFF Writer Nominated For A Hugo

Meet Mimi Mondal: India’s First SFF Writer Nominated For A Hugo

The first Hugo Award nominee from India, Mimi Mondal is a speculative fiction Dalit author. She is also a finalist for the Locus Awards 2018.
Thinlas Chorol

Meet Thinlas Chorol: The Founder Of Ladakhi Women’s Travel Company

Thinlas Chorol is a trekking guide, social entrepreneur and the founder of Ladakhi Women’s Travel Company (LWTC), a company both owned and operated by women.
ख़ास बात : "पीढ़ियाँ बदल जातीं हैं, स्त्री की दशा नहीं बदलती।" - कंचन सिंह चौहान

ख़ास बात : “पीढ़ियाँ बदल जातीं हैं, स्त्री की दशा नहीं बदलती।” – कंचन...

कंचन सिंह चौहान बहुमुखी प्रतिभा की धनी हैं। वे एक शायरा, कहानीकार और ब्लॉगर हैं। उनके भीतर एक पाठक और जहीन आलोचक भी सजग है।
In Conversation With Bhuli: A Platform For Social Good Through Art

In Conversation With Bhuli: A Platform For Social Good Through Art

Bhuli is an Uttrakhand based enterprise, run by two young women professionals for promotion of nutrition, culture and healthcare.
Kamla Bhasin

In Conversation With Kamla Bhasin: Renowned Developmental Feminist Activist

Kamla Bhasin is perhaps India's most renowned developmental feminist activist, social scientist, poet and author. She has worked for 35 years in fields of women's rights, human development, peace and democracy.
खास बात: "स्त्री का लिखना साहित्य के क्षेत्र में अपना स्पेस क्लेम करना है" - सुजाता | Feminism In India

खास बात: “स्त्री का लिखना साहित्य के क्षेत्र में अपना स्पेस क्लेम करना है”...

सुजाता हिंदी की महत्वपूर्ण कवि और स्त्रीवादी लेखक हैं। उनका एक कविता संकलन 'अनन्तिम मौन के बीच' भारतीय ज्ञानपीठ से प्रकाशित किया गया है। साथ ही, सुजाता चोखेरबाली ब्लॉग भी लिखती हैं|

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Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

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