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Online project ‘Happily unmarried’ celebrates Indian women who stay single

“Why aren’t you married as yet?!” This is a question many Indian women have had to field over the years, from parents, friends, relatives,...

A display of platonic love: Indian Men Holding Hands

Fingers intertwined.Fingers laced.Holding hands has been used to symbolize romantic love by Western authors for as long as the written word has existed. As...

Barbers & haircuts: Pallavi Singh’s project investigates the restyling of masculinity

What does your hairstyle or facial hair say about you? Whether wavy, short, buzzcut, shaved or pompadour, the decisions we make about the way...

Around India in 33 books: A reading list

Set off on a journey around the literary landscape of the country through 33 books that bring the mountains, islands, cities, histories, folklore, and...

Here are the 2 Indian nominees for global sci-fi literature Hugo...

Instituted in 1953, the Hugo Awards are considered to be the most coveted in the field of science fiction and fantasy (SFF). This year,...

4 things our intern learnt about contemporary perspectives of feminism at...

If you are like me, someone who feels strongly about feminism, societally imposed gender roles and toxic masculinity, then you would know how important it...

In conversation with: Kannada Rappers Kali and Yaaru

Kannada rappers Kali and Yaaru talk to us about consciousness, perspective and finding the good in the world. They're trying to bring this into their rap...

21-year-old designer’s poster series confronts India’s ‘Blame the Victim’ mentality

In a country where victim blaming is the norm, where no one thinks twice at pointing fingers at the girl or woman for inviting...

Of dialogues and gender – CreaShakti’s ‘Dolls’

Analysing gender in the Indian context always has us talking about the oppressing hand of the patriarchy. Gender imposed roles also play a huge...

India’s first amputee calendar challenges stereotypes of disability

A new calendar profiles the differently abled in a way that we’ve never seen them before, and we can’t look away. ‘Rising Above’ shows...

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