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Women or Goddess?

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We Indians have a weird way of going about things. We destroy the very things we pretend to revere. I’m referring, of course, to our practice of worshipping goddesses and treating women in real life…

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Domestic Violence

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Domestic Violence is a crime but unfortunately we take this in our stride because of shame or in the name of “family values”. Domestic violence is a part of patriarchy which needs to be converted…

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I am a woman first

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“I admit to have seen my son committing the crime of demeaning the girl’s virtue and promise to stay true to my word as I present myself in court as a witness whenever the need…

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Life in Delhi

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Life in Delhi is not easy if you are a female. The Nirbhaya gang rape in December only brought to the attention of the whole country what every girl of the capital knew all along-…

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She chose to live

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She sat there in white on the floor of her house in front of a smiling photo with a handsome face Her tears had already dried up and she looked exhausted and numb. She could…

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Drag

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She? He? How do we refer to them? Although most drag queens tend to refer to themselves as ‘she’, the etymology of the term “drag” is disputed. It was used in reference to transvestites at…

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