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Anti-Caste
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Of Breasts and Body Politics
Body Politics
There’s something inherently perverse about how the patriarchy thinks about breasts. While it freely sexualizes and glorifies women’s breasts in a toxic bacchanalia of misogyny, women themselves aren’t free to do the same. Female desire, after all, is at the margins of India’s popular culture.
Deception and Sexual Consent
Law
If the consent to a particular sexual act is obtained via deception, can the sexual act still be considered consensual at all?
Does “The Family Man” Season 2 Vilify a Largely Misunderstood Movement?
Culture
The Family Man (Season 2) is a series of missed opportunities to tell the story of power and pain of a community now displaced and isolated from their homeland.
Re-Reading Ambedkar’s Insistence on Inter-Caste Marriages
Opinion
Inter-caste marriages reinforce casteist principles in insidious ways when lower caste spouses are forced to curate their lifestyle, food habits, and demeanour to match those of the dominant caste culture.
Should All Indian Women Get Wages for Domestic Work?
Women's Rights
The provision of wages for homemakers could recognise them as informal workers, and by extension, offer social security.
Can Indian Communists Really Even Dream of a Revolution?
Opinion
Organizing the working class without addressing the caste issue is a shrewd way of the privileged caste Communists to pave a way to maintain their grasp over power in the name of proletariats while the marginalized and underprivileged continue to languish in the prison of caste.
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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.
Dalit Voices (Episodes 1-15)
Video
Dalit Voices is a video series that seeks to keep the discussion of caste-based gender violence alive after the Hathras gang rape and murder of September 2020. We bring you Dalit womxn activists
How to be an anti-caste feminist when you have caste privilege (not an exhaustive list)
Casteism
Listen actively to Dalit feminists. Respond with feminist love & solidarity rather than with indifference, defensiveness or opposition. Acknowledge your caste privilege. Do not constantly centre only your own feelings, experiences or perspectives. Do not speak for Dalit feminists. D
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