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How India's Brutal Lockdown Was a Calamity for Trans-Communities
Trans Rights
Plunged into crisis during the lockdown, deprived of the basic needs for survival, many trans people battled with mental health issues and deepened dysphoria.
4 min read
Online Hygiene: A Guide to Safer Sexting
Sexting
When sexting takes place between correlatives, meaning as long as both partners are adults or both are underage, it is just another way of enjoying sexuality and exploring our bodies. There remains the sticky question of safety.
The Defenders of Sacred Groves
Adivasi Rights
It was a startling visual—the sun scorching down on barren land with a lone mahua tree and three gigantic cranes gleaming black and yellow, hanging mid-function in the air. This was the sacred grove or devsthal of Nachosai village, or whatever was left of it, really.
NEW EPISODE! Therapy Tuesday- Unpacking the Complexities of Grief
Podcast
Losing a loved on to the pandemic, job loss, leaving your home, the breaking of a relationship—any of these could cause grief to a person. In this episode, we unpack the complexities of grief.
Press
News
Read what is being written and said about Smashboard. "The platform aims to go beyond the hashtag movements to connect survivors of violence on digital streets, creating a safe space for them to share their stories, give and seek support."
Cottagecore: Reimagining the Rural Through the Digital
Opinion
While soft and delicate in its aesthetics, Cottagecore is attempting some truly radical pursuits, building on a long history of fusing nature and technology to build utopian visions of society.
In the Wake of Sparrows
Essay
The first boy I became “best friends” with showed me the still-raw welts on his back while we sat on my grandfather’s balcony.... We were too young to fully intuit the purport of triggers flung each other’s way when we discussed our violations at the hands of adults.
The Ramani-Akbar Verdict Compels Me to Tell My Own Story
Survivor Account
I could never really process the truth that my own mother had blamed me for being sexually abused when I was a child. I had hoped, naïvely, that my revelation would lead to my parents feeling hurt on my behalf, comforting me, and backing me in a fight for justice.
Trans Affirmative Policies All Feminist Workplaces Need
Feminist Workplaces
The practice of asking for chosen names and pronouns while meeting people for the first time is increasingly becoming common. However, there are a few other organisational policies that can make your workplace more trans affirmative.
#MeToo and the Theory of Moral Relativity
Sexual Harassment
At what point do we stop sacrificing survivors at the altar of the greater good? Is the silence of a few a worthy price to pay for the rousing cheers of the many?
International Women's Day, 2021
International Women's Day
Our feminist allies from around the world told us what this day means to them and what they'd like all of us to remember.
NEW EPISODE! Therapy Tuesday- Trauma and Triggers (cPTSD)
Podcast
We are going to be talking about trauma and triggers, about c-PTSD and about how to support loved ones who live with the condition or the kind of support we can expect from our own entourage when we are living with c-PTSD.
17 min read
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.
8 min read
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."

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