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No Pride on Campus: LGBTQ support groups in Indian colleges forced to function in secret because of discrimination

Students across the country want to be more pro-LGBTQ but have to function underground, for obvious reasons. We find out more..  

Published on 26th June 2017
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Want some #GirlLove? This Hyderabad-girl's FB group will give you a daily dose of  'women-spiration'

The Last Mile Connection, an all-women Facebook group, started by 24-year-old Apoorva Marur began aims at making women stand up for each other 

Published on 31st March 2018
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Despite brain surgeries and a lost voice, Pranitha Timothy has helped thousands of bonded labourers and kin of convicts

Pranitha is the founder of Justice and Hope, a Chennai-based organisation established in 2013. The ordeal that she went through personally to get there is quite a stirring tale of hope

Published on 7th March 2018
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Gender bender: Alex Mathew and the 'Maya' behind conquering the world of drag

Drag queen Alex Mathew speaks out about finding himself in a world opposed to gender fluidity

Published on 31st January 2018
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Feminism is about building toilets for women, fighting honour killing: Kanimozhi

DMK Women's Wing President Kanimozhi says that feminism cannot be restricted to #MeToo campaigns, they are also about fighting for basic facilities for women

Published on 27th January 2018
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IIT-B's student viral FB post highlights sexism and moral policing on campus 

Power and privilege provided with apathetic institutional mechanisms in IIT force victims into silence, she writes

Published on 26th January 2018
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Dear Trollanmaar, think you've hit Parvathy where it hurts? Perhaps. But your time will come SOON!

The internet has been mercilessly trolling Parvathy over her opinion on misogyny in cinema. But the trolls don't realise that what goes around comes around

Published on 5th January 2018
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Was that a 'Youthquake'? Must be 'fake news'. Here are words that trended in 2017

Complicit, Feminism and Truth have been named top words of 2017 by several dictionaries and a language monitoring body as words used most by people this year

Published on 21st December 2017
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Salem Suicide Pact: How our campuses are failing to protect LGBTQ students 

The two girls apparently had an 'inappropriate relationship' which the teachers were unhappy about and suggested that the parents send them to counselling

Published on 12th December 2017
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Every 15 mins he used a sexual metaphor in class and smirked: Jadavpur University's students on how their prof sexually abused them

The students have been boycotting the professor's classes but no amount of protests and demands have altered the administration's stance, even new batch of students are wary of him

Published on 28th November 2017
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The Kavita Kane interview: Why Feminism in Indian mythology matters today

Going back to how she began writing, much before her first book Karna’s Wife gave her a cult following, Kane was a journalist who had ‘not handled creative writing — not even in a college magazine

Published on 4th November 2017
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ME TOO: A lawyer's initiative to name academicians guilty of sexual assault brings 58 prominent names to the list, including nine from Delhi University

While the FB initiative has gained its share of supporters, several women activists have objected to the initiative that names or accuses men without substantiation or reason

Published on 25th October 2017
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One shot of audacity, no sugar: Meet this internet sensation who has been sensitising the cyberworld way before #MeToo

With the keyboard as her sword and social media as her turf, internet sensation Satshya Anna Tharien speaks about stereotypes and using social media as a key weapon to fight it

Published on 23rd October 2017
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Meet the 12th grader who's saying #NoMore to abuse: Sanya Runwal just wrote a book about abused women and it's pretty powerful

12th grader Sanya Runwal is out with her first book, Ten Dollar Bride. She talks about how she became a feminist and what keeps her going 

Published on 18th October 2017
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Why Director Aparna Malladi's Girls-Only Jane Austen Book Club may be the perfect way for Hyderabadis to brush up on their classics

The filmmaker and avid reader has thought up a novel way to discuss the timeless women in Jane Austen and is sure to get a lot of like-minded people on board

Published on 31st August 2017

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