Dear Lok Sabha, Stop Criminalising Our Bodies And Lives

Dear Lok Sabha, Stop Criminalising Our Bodies And Lives

The Lok Sabha passed three dangerous bills that have been so poorly drafted that all of them further marginalise the very people they were supposed to safeguard.
These 20 Progressive Judgments From 2018 Restored Our Faith In The Indian Judiciary

These 20 Progressive Judgments From 2018 Restored Our Faith In The Indian Judiciary

Let's look back at how has the judiciary helped us in unfolding the progressive reforms and paved a way for a better society through its progressive judgments.
When Faith Collides With Career: Why UGC-NET Banning Hijab Is Arbitrary

When Faith Collides With Career: Why UGC-NET Banning Hijab Is Arbitrary

Will the system which has failed to provide employment, quality education, and has miserably failed in assuring even basic human rights, also keep stopping Muslim women to even appear in higher exams by banning hijabs?
TISS, Mumbai Hosts Its First Bahujan Arts Festival

TISS Mumbai Hosts Its First Bahujan Arts Festival

Last sunday TISS, Mumbai observed it’s first Bahujan Arts festival, which centred the works and narratives of artists coming from SC/ST/OBC and other marginalised backgrounds/artforms.
How the Trans Rights Bill Only Makes My Life More Difficult

How The Transgender Rights Bill Only Makes My Life More Difficult

It is imperative that the state’s ID processes take into account our complex lived realities, and try to make things simpler for us, but the new Transgender Rights Bill only makes it further difficult.
Jammu And Kashmir Criminalises Sextortion And Becomes The First State To Do So

Jammu And Kashmir Criminalises Sextortion And Becomes The First State To Do So

Sextortion, due to absence of physical force and lack of evidence, gives an idea of consensual sex to people, due to sheer disregard of psychological pressure.
The Crimes Of Kamal Nath: The Closed Chapter That Must Be Revisited

The Crimes Of Kamal Nath: The Closed Chapter Of Anti-Sikh Riots That Must Be...

Kamal Nath was seen directing the crowd and was spotted near the area of attacks in spite of which Nath has denied any role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Employees Of Special Schools In Kerala Fight For Better Aids From The Government

The protest began after the failure of various discussions with the state government to meet the demands of the employees and students of the special schools.
4 Things We Should Stop Telling Young Girls

4 Things We Should Stop Telling Young Girls

We should strive towards building a world for young girls so equality is not something they have to keep struggling for but is embedded deeply in everything.
On Aunty Shaming And Why It Matters For Feminism

On Aunty Shaming And Why It Matters To Feminism

Aunty shaming is real, and is an act of linguistic violence. And we need to talk about how our feminism in practice must recognise the hegemony of the younger generation in shaping discourses, where feminism is set up as oppositional and unavailable to ‘aunties’.

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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.