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Staying Vigilant As Women Being Persecuted For Peaceful Dissent In India
Activism
In targeted attacks on activists, Indian authorities have been trying to strategically erase any space for dissent, primarily through the oppressive sedition and anti-terror laws. A staggering number of women are being framed in trumped up charges and even being jailed.
7 min read
What Kind Of Vice President Will Harris Be In The Eyes Of Feminists?
Politics
Kamala Harris is the second-in-command of the world’s most powerful nation with immense influence to attenuate the racial, gender, and economic inequalities of the present and potentially, herald a just and fair future for all. How should feminists respond to Harris taking over as VIce President?
The Historical Baggage Of ‘Due Process’
Legal
The rule of law is not an egalitarian concept and its history demonstrates that it not underlain by gender neutrality.
A Step by Step Guide On How to Discredit a Protest
Satire
"This is not a work of fiction. Any similarities to persons living or dead, or actual events is purely intentional. However, this is sarcasm and is not to be taken literally as accusations against anybody."
How Online Exam Surveillance Exposes Students to Predatory Proctors and Heightened Anxiety
Technology
With pandemic stress already taking a heavy toll on students' mental health, why were they obliged to use a technology that hadn't gone through adequate testing and exposed them to predatory proctors during exams?
My Abuser is Still Out There Basking in the Glory of His Fake Image
intimate partner violence
Narcissists always seek relationships with a power imbalance in their favour. They create an illusion of equality and free choice when all the while, they are really controlling their victims, grooming them to make choices that are essentially the narcissist’s own.
Being My Mother’s Therapist Ruined My Childhood
Emotional Abuse
In this emotional role reversal, I had to keep sacrificing my own childhood needs for attention, comfort, and guidance so that I could accommodate and care for my mother’s emotional needs. This is nothing short of emotional abuse.
Therapy Tuesday- Podcast
Podcast
Listen to our fortnightly podcast for conversations about mental health from a feminist perspective.
Fat Women Should Not Have To Shrink Themselves Or Their Bodies To Be Loved
Interview
"Growing up, I actually believed I had to lose weight to find someone and I honestly did put out a lot of energy in trying to lose weight. And I think that was the biggest mistake I made."~ Amena Aziz, Plus Size Fashion Blogger in an interview to Smashboard.
How Can We Foster Friendships Between Girls And Women Without Falling For Sexist Stereotypes?
Friendships
Patriarchy is constantly creating new ideals for girls/women to live up to and then pushing us to shame each other for not fitting the moulds perfectly or for rejecting them altogether. Ejecting these toxic ideals can make our friendships flourish!
Raising Women's Minimum Marriage Age Is A Harmful Patriarchal Non-solution To Some Real Problems
Bodily Autonomy
Increased access to education, better nutrition, and greater access to family planning services are more likely to tackle the problem than increasing the age of marriage.
3 min read
The Cost of Safety. Surveillance Will Not Keep Women Safe
Surveillance
Sanctions for surveillance of women’s bodies are often rationalised as being for their own safety and well-being, such as in this case. But surveillance not only fails to keep women safe, it produces its own kind of violence.
Why We Need To Stop Overrating Penetrative Sex.
Sex
Overrating penetrative sex (coitus/intercourse) contributes to a culture that invalidates all kinds of extremely pleasurable and perfectly normal ways of having sex.
What Can We Learn From The Social Media Outrage Over 'Madam Chief Minister'?
Social Media
When Richa Chadha, the leading actor of the film 'Madam Chief Minister' tweeted to reveal the poster of the film, it made many furious. But Chadha felt she was being targeted for no reason.
What Kind Of Power Do Feminists Want?
Feminist praxis
Feminists do not fight for patriarchal domination nor for the reversal of any kind of corrupt power. Feminist power is not authoritarian. It is regenerative.

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