Kiss of Love: Kiss-ko Pyaar Karoon?

Recently, Free Thinkers, a group of Facebook users, organised the ‘Kiss of Love’ movement. The kiss of love was floated in social media by...

Abortion Battles Rage Once Again in the U.S. as Elections Loom

On November 4, Americans will head to the polls in a biennial tradition to elect new members to its twin legislative bodies, the House...

Modesty of Dress And Indian Culture

Dear Sir/Madam, I write to complain about the abysmal standards of modesty I am noticing in Indian society. All bad things--sensationalist TV, obscene movies, diabetes...

Of Vigilantism, Mob Justice and its Side Effects

The recent case of a middle-aged man in Rajasthan who allegedly tried to rape a teenaged girl has gone viral. The reason for this particular...
Karva Chauth: Expectation Vs Reality

Limited period: Karva Chauth, One Day Offer For Increasing The Life Span Of Your...

Ladies, do you LOVE your husbands? Then for you, and only you, we have a limited time, one day offer to increase the life span...

“Yes Means Yes” – New State Law in California Marks a Big Shift in...

On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law a hotly-discussed bill that introduces a new definition of consensual sex for all colleges...

Swachh Bharat, but for whom ?

Hindus, who compromise the majority of our country, are a weird people. One of the underlying tenets of Hinduism is the concept of purity. The...

Endogamous Love: On Love Jihad & Marriages In India

"Love is profoundly political. Our deepest revolution will come when we understand this truth. Only love can give us the strength to go forward...

Ray Rice and the Inescapable Machismo of American Sports Culture

  Ever since video footage of American football player Ray Rice brutally assaulting his fiancé in an elevator was leaked, America has been involved in...

Emma Watson’s speech for the #HeForShe campaign

Amidst all the horrors going on, there is some good news. Good news, Hermoine style. Emma Watson, goodwill ambassador for the United Nations stood...

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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.