Rajasthan High Court's regressive ruling reinforces the sexist stereotypes against menstruating women and delegitimises their feelings.
The Assam Registry is touted by some as a much-needed count of the refugees in the country, but is poorly veiled symbol of India's xenophobia.
Given the widespread oppression of trans persons in our society, an awareness of transgender rights and terminology is definitely Maneka Gandhi's business.
From the constable to minister, power and authority are shielded at every level in this country. This is what enforces impunity which keeps gender and class imbalances intact. How it is then possible that perpetual violence has been unleashed against a selected few groups and no one objects to it? What we are witnessing everyday is a normalisation of political impunity.
Sunny Leone is, first and foremost, a person who has all the rights to do whatever they want to. We have to understand that before being a porn-star, or a Sikh woman, or an entrepreneur, she is a person.
With #TalkToAMuslim, you get an easy way to prove your inclusion, regardless of how tired we may be of proving to you our humanity.
We asked queer Indians how Section 377 had impacted their lives and used as a tool to threaten, intimidate & harass. Here is what they said.
An organisation with public elected politicians in key positions, and its silence over the issue on gender based violence shows how the mainstream Indian businesses are weighted towards the comfort of men of higher classes, and every step that these organisations take, or statements they issue, are in accordance with their comfort and privilege.
Last week the Thomson Reuters Foundation put out a poll saying India was the worst country for women. Then, all hell broke loose.
When news like the UberPool attack come out, everyone is enraged but they fail to check how they contribute to the culture of racism that is thriving and often brushed off everyday.