Religions and festivals are not feminine or masculine, it depends on how they speak to your beliefs and identity. So where do we go wrong?
Rather than the oppressed, sacrificial or vamp women, the show has real women characters that embody empowerment and feminism. Shows like these are much needed for us to change society’s mindsets
This belief was common in the till about the 18th century. 19th century saw the rise of modern medicine and visiting doctors became a common phenomenon and then awareness about women’s genitals
Poets Nirmala Putul, Jacinda Kerketta speak about Adivasi language which does not make the distinction between male and female pronouns which exists in Hindi and English.
Dickinson proved very early that marriage is not the ultimate goal in a woman’s life and that she is self-sufficient enough to live on her own.
Feminism, over the years, has been twisted as a hackneyed excuse for women to trample over men. Repeatedly explaining to people the difference between misandry and feminism is not enough. The intersectional lens refutes that it is a man vs woman problem.
Why do men have to be tough all the time? Why is it that anything other than that is a sign of weakness? What is it that is keeping us away from doing that actually gives us happiness?
Whatever you do, there will be people who say, “Yaar why did you do that?” But you have to be true to yourself, and listen to your inner voice. Not all the things you do will be right or successful… but it’s okay to fail.
The strangest part to see was that the woman who abused the man had herself faced similar abuse just a few debates back.
I don’t know to drive and it is my personal choice. Even then, I consider myself a feminist and empowered.
Relationships can help in promoting gender equality and smashing patriarchy by giving more active roles to woman in decision making. This can only be possible when you have a feminist boyfriend.
BIn a fight to break one stigma aren’t we giving birth to another stigma?