In her TEDx talk, Phadke as a sociologist carefully dissects the intertwining of gender in urban spaces. Through this, she pursues the concepts of safety and risk, particularly how these concepts have evolved to frame our disposition towards women and loitering in public spaces. Risk and safety need not be absolutely distinct; instead, they can only be assessed in accordance with the societal norms governing … Continue reading Why Loiter? | Shilpa Phadke |
Queerism is the first LGBTQI+ themed album by an openly queer artist to release in India since the 2018 historic Supreme Court judgement decriminalized same-sex relationships. Continue reading Watch: Pragya says QUEER IT UP!
As three judges of the Supreme Court – Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice AM Khanwilkar – sat motionless on November 27, a young woman dressed in red, with a red hijab wrapped around her head, approached them. All heads turned to look at the woman, who was followed by stern looking police women in uniform. Lawyers in black and … Continue reading The red in the sea of black and white- Indira Jaisingh
‘Pink’ is such an important film. And a very well made film at that. The first half was slick and kept me on the edge of my seat. You feel the fear and vulnerability that the women protagonists were made to endure. You tremble with indignation every time you see those wealthy, influential brats assaulting and harassing the three women. You’ve seen those brats so … Continue reading Pink: You tremble with indignation- Nakul Singh Sawhney
Deepa karmakar Laxmi Rani Majhi Dutee Chand Srabani Nanda Lalita Babar और बाकी सब के लिए भी…जाओ और खेलो…सिर्फ खेलो…अपने आप से उम्मीद रखो कि तुम लड़कियों के लिए बनाई गई समाज की हर बाधा तोड़ोगी…मर्ज़ी से जियोगी…बस सिर्फ इतनी ही उम्मीद! Continue reading ओलम्पिक में खेल रही भारतीय महिला खिलाड़ी आपकी उम्मीदें तोड़ती हैं?-Mayank Saxena
This summer, I went on two very different reporting trips. One was to Austin, Texas, where I mostly hung out with conservative, Christian, stay-at-home PTA moms. Seemingly the only thing I, a 30-year-old lefty feminist from New York City, had in common with these women was the fact that we were married. One casual mention of my husband and they “got” me. In their eyes, … Continue reading Sometimes I Say I’m Married, Sometimes I Pretend I’m Not