Meet Alexandra Elbakyan

Meet Alexandra Elbakyan – The Champion Of Copyleft

Alexandra Elbakyan is a former bioengineer turned computer programmer from Kazakhstan. She is best known as the developer of Sci-Hub (the LibGen of science based academics), removing paywalls from millions of scientific research articles.
Facebook's Community Standards Suppress A Marginalized Voice Again

Facebook’s Community Standards Suppress A Marginalized Voice Again

Facebook's community standards deleted a post speaking out against homophobia and blocked the user from accessing his profile for 24 hours.
Sexism in Science

Is Science Free From Gender Bias?

In a world where gender bias penetrates every domain of life, can science be spared? It's crucial to acknowledge the probability of bias in scientific research.
How Science Got Period Pain Wrong: Angela Saini In Her New Book Inferior

How Science Got Period Pain Wrong: Angela Saini In Her New Book Inferior

In her new book Inferior, Angela Saini talks about how medical science hasn’t given period pain the significance it deserves.
A Tribute To Maryam Mirzakhani: First Woman To Win Mathematics' Fields Medal

A Tribute To Maryam Mirzakhani: First Woman To Win Mathematics’ Fields Medal

The Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani was the first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal (equivalent of a Nobel Prize) in the field of mathematics.

The History Of ‘Hysteria’ And How Science Can Be Sexist

Hysteria was a medical diagnosis in the Middle Ages for women who didn't bow to patriarchy. The word still retains shards of its sexist past.
Safety Measures By Facebook Are Limited In Their Outlook

Safety Measures By Facebook Are Limited In Their Outlook

Facebook has announced a new feature to protect misuse of profile pictures, however, company’s liberal attitude towards trolls continues.
STEM Scholarships

5 Global STEM Scholarships For Indian Women In Science

Here is a list of STEM scholarships offered to Indian women if they would like to pursue their higher education abroad.
The New Normal Of Living With No Internet In Kashmir

The New Normal Of Living With No Internet In Kashmir

For over an year now, the meaning of sending and checking emails has changed for me. That's how life has been with no internet in Kashmir.
On Virtual Friendships And The Technology Of Hope

On Virtual Friendships And The Technology Of Hope

I know people who have tweeted to me, video called me during my worst times - my virtual friendships are as dear to me as offline ones.

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Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

6 Films That tackle Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

Standout films that tackled mainstream cinema’s casteism : for acknowledging caste; for giving voice to the experience of those caste groups.
Dalit women writers

6 Books By Dalit Women Writers Exploring Lives Lived On The Margins Of Caste...

These Dalit women writers' narratives centre their lived experiences in a canon where their voices have been conspicuously absent.
Asexuality: Asexuality is a sexual orientation with a wide spectrum and has NO arbitrary definition. The spectrum extends from little or rare sexual attraction to no sexual attraction at all. There is no litmus test to determine if someone is asexual. Asexuality is like any other identity- at its core, it’s just a word that people use to help figure themselves out.

What Is Asexuality? These 8 Terms Will Help You Understand The Ace Spectrum

Asexuality is defined as someone who does not experience sexual attraction.