Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Bharat Mata and the Ideal Indian Woman

Bharat Mata and the Ideal Indian Woman

The popular, mainstream Indian discourse upholds the twin ideas of the saintly mother and the myth of Bharat Mata- both of whom are the objects of not just affection but also worship.
Ishita Sharma Is Fighting Rape Culture One Self-Defence Class At A Time

Ishita Sharma Is Fighting Rape Culture One Self-Defence Class At A Time

Ishita Sharma provides self-defence classes every weekend at the Versova beach in Mumbai.

Feminist News Wrap – R.K. Pachauri, Ola Ad and Handwara Killings

Feminist news from around the country in a quick wrap.
Why Banglore’s Women Workers Are Protesting For Their PF?

Why Banglore’s Women Workers Are Protesting For Their PF?

It is an interesting fact that most of these factories employ more than 85% of women workers.
Misogyny In Sports Makes Me Feel Like A Broken Tape Recorder*

Misogyny In Sports Makes Me Feel Like A Broken Tape Recorder*

Bernie Ecclestone claims that female drivers won’t be taken seriously in Formula One.
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The ‘Feminist Fanatic’ F-Word at St. Stephen’s

St. Stephen's college recently nominated five women for a 'Feminist Fanatic' award.
In Photos: The Poetry of the Velivada

In Photos: The Poetry of the Velivada

Velivada is the symbolic stage of protests at HCU built by the five Ambedkar Students Association members including Rohith Vemula.

Feminist News Wrap – Murthal Gang Rape, ‘Be Our Pondati’, People’s Tribunal For Caste...

Feminist news from around the country in a quick wrap.
Pinjra Tod. No Sex Please, We’re (Unmarried) Bharatiya Naaris

No Sex Please, We’re (Unmarried) Bharatiya Naaris

We don’t want to be controlled, all we want is the right to be us.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

Now, as I fight a daily battle in the war against arranged marriage, I have realised that my parents’ standards for a husband for me are so much worse than mine. As a method of finding a life partner, I believe matrimonial sites are the cesspit of humanity.
My Reflections On The Freedom To Travel As A Queer Couple

My Reflections On The Freedom To Travel As A Queer Couple

And as a queer couple, we were engulfed by the fear of being met with displeasure or perhaps, even violence, if we were to be seen indulging in any form of physical affection.