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.

“Maybe There Were Some Pads Lying Around”: Meet The Woman Behind The Comic Sanitary...

"What is the idea behind the name 'Sanitary Panels'?" "Maybe there were some pads lying around."

Kanika Mishra: Spearheading India’s First Cartoon Woman Karnika Kahen

Karnika Kahen, a cartoon character by cartoonist Kanika Mishra, is outspken, speaks her mind and isn't afraid, says Kanika in her candid interview.

Meet The Woman Behind The Children’s Book ‘My Chacha Is Gay’

An exclusive interview with Eiynah, the woman behind the children's book 'My Chacha Is Gay'.

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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.
How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

When it comes to rape, Tamil cinema cannot seem to get the message right. There are hundreds of movies where rape is reduced to just a joke.
How I Learnt To Not Be Flattered By Objectification

How I Learnt To Not Be Flattered By Objectification

I began to wonder whether Bollywood had gotten it all wrong – was objectification really a compliment? Weren’t there more respectful ways to appreciate someone’s appearance?