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2020-12-22

Dalit and minority women's writings make me hopeful about the future of feminist literature: Telugu poet Volga

Budding poet Kadali Satyanarayana took us through the works of Volga by posing serval questions to her — by answering which, the veteran poet took us back to a bygone era. Here's what ensued

Published on 22nd December 2020
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Inside Indulekha Warrier's Penn Rap: Feminism and the force of musical activism 

Indulekha Warrier who rose to fame when she rapped about the moral policing that most women are subject to, is now all set to explore the genre further

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Why you should read about transgender folk artist Manjamma Jogathi's life in this Kannada book

Manjamma Jogathi, a transgender and popular folk artist speaks about her life story being turned into a book and the need of queer literature in Kannada languages

Published on 15th November 2020
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Here's why these Kalpana Chawla, Maya Angelou rag dolls from Kodai are a hit with the kids

Ragdolls modelled on feminist icons such as Maya Angelou, Frida Kahlo and more. Sound interesting? Smriti Lamech tells us how she came up with the idea and how they are made 

Published on 9th November 2020
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Why Sharmila Nair's performance art will take you into every woman's state of mind — inside an almirah

Sharmila Nair's fashion and art project aims to speak about the restrictions that most women face through a simple almirah and about how the pandemic adds to their lack of freedom

Published on 6th November 2020
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Fear and loathing: Why being queer during the pandemic can only exacerbate mental health concerns

Despite the hard work an individual puts into finding their way out of the closet, speaking this truth out just a tad bit louder than the society deems it appropriate can still get them in trouble

Published on 14th October 2020
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In conversation with Radhika Radhakrishnan: A feminist researcher's guide on surviving the internet

Social researcher Radhika Radhakrishnan shares her experience with sexual violence on social media and how she manages to stay true to her intentions

Published on 3rd October 2020
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I shot the video when he started misbehaving: Kerala student who questioned controversial YouTuber Vijay Nair

Sreelakshmi Arackal, along with dubbing actor Bhagyalakshmi and activist Diya Sana questioned the YouTuber, poured black ink and slapped him

Published on 3rd October 2020
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Meet the women behind Daak Vaak, virtual postcards from the past that carry the timeless words of Indian writers

Daak Vaak was started by Onaiza Drabu and Prachi Jha as an attempt to give the world bite-sized literature, which they carefully curate to suit the attention span of today's readers. Let's read more 

Published on 24th September 2020
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How Jyotsna Siddharth's Project Anti-Caste Love is driving the conversation towards caste in romance

Jyotsna Siddharth talks about starting a platform that discovers, discusses and debates the role that caste plays in love and romance

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Artivism ahoy: Inside the colourfully political illustrations of Sonaksha Iyengar

Sonaksha Iyengar tell us how people can connect with her beautiful illustrations around mental health, the LGBTQIA+ community, body positivity, feminism and much more

Published on 25th September 2020
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Taking Malayalam to the masses: How Arya Prakash is popularising Malayalam pop culture through memes and posts

Arya Prakash, the mind behind Silma Reviews and PopCult Tribe, makes Malayalam pop culture universal. She tells us why she does it and why social media is the best place for it

Published on 24th September 2020
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This global online platform is helping women to express freely, upskill and find job opportunities. Here's how 

Fuzia currently has more than 50,000 members and over 4 million followers on social media. We find out more about what the platform offers

Published on 25th August 2020
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Check out how this Coimbatore woman is introducing people to gender politics 

Twenty three-year-old Sneha Belcin is bringing academic gender terminologies to the mainstream Tamil audience through her videos on Neelam's YouTube channel

Published on 27th July 2020
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The Pa Ranjith interview: On women empowerment, a transgender actor’s question that haunts him and being a Beyonce fan

We spoke to Director Pa Ranjith about his new platform that offers workshops and employment opportunities to aspiring women and transgender filmmakers and why he thinks this is crucial

Published on 25th July 2020

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