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An undergraduate student of Political Science at Presidency University, Kolkata. Describes herself as an intersectional feminist and an avid reader when she's not busy telling people about her cats. Adores walking around and exploring lanes and bylanes in her city and admiring sunsets. She/her.

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Madras HC’s Latest Judgement Gives Hope For A More Queer-Inclusive Future!

In a positive move, the Madras HC ordered a lesbian couple's parents to seek counselling, thus potentially giving us a more inclusive future!

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Leadership Coaching Should Be About Gender Equality Says Ruchira Chaudhary

Talking about her book 'Coaching: The Secret To Uncommon Leadership,' Ruchira Chaudhary tells us her thoughts on women and leadership.

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Priya Ramani
Priya Ramani Acquitted! 10 Significant Points About Today’s Verdict In MJ Akbar Defamation Case

After a trial that spanned over two years, a Delhi Court today acquitted Priya Ramani over a criminal defamation case filed by MJ Akbar.

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MP Woman Publicly ‘Punished’ By Ex-Inlaws For A New Relationship AFTER Separation

The public humiliation of a woman in MP for having a relationship post-separation proves how we still think of women as men's property!

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When A Hopelessly Romantic Queer Young Woman Rediscovered Her Love For Valentine’s Day!

Valentine's Day, as a queer woman in India, isn't easy, especially today. Here is why I, a queer, young hopelessly romantic woman, feel so!

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Mithali Raj
Calling Mithali Raj ‘Former Player’ Is Another Way We Demean Sportswomen

Taapsee Pannu called out a publication for calling Mithali Raj, 'former player.' We still can't take sportswomen seriously, can we?

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Ritwik Ghatak
Women In Films By Ritwik Ghatak Are Relevant Even Years After Their Release

The women in movies by Ritwik Ghatak may not be the patriarchy smashing heroines but they are the feminist women we know in our daily lives!

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A Man & A Woman In A Locked Room Need Not Necessarily Have Illicit Relations: Madras HC

Madras HC's latest ruling finally dispels the myth that a woman and a man in a locked room need not be engaging in sexual activities!

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Pune’s Intersex 15 y.o. And The Problem Of Intrusive Surgeries On Minors

An intersex teen from Satara was diagnosed with Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome. Why we need to stop the stigmatisation of these conditions.

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Renuka Shahane’s Childhood Experience Tells Us Why We Need To Normalise Divorces!

Renuka Shahane opened up about being ostracised as a kid after her parents' divorce. Still need a reason to destigmatise divorces?

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Bhawana Kanth
Bhawana Kanth & 10 Other Women Who Made History During Republic Day Parades

While Bhawana Kanth is the first-ever woman fighter pilot to fly in this year's Republic Day Parade, here are 10 women who made history.

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Bihar’s New Policy Allowing Trans Persons Into The Police Forces Is The Good News 2021 Needs!

Bihar's new policy to allow trans individuals to join the state police force is the kind of inclusion the community needs in 2021!

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Can We Show A Bit More Compassion To Nidhi Razdan In Her Unfortunate Situation?

Ex-NDTV journalist Nidhi Razdan today revealed that she has been a victim of a very clever phishing attack, and has been brutally trolled since. Let's be more supportive?

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Rajini Chandy
69y.o. Kerala Actor Rajini Chandy’s Glam Photoshoot Was ‘Too Sexy’ For Sexist & Ageist Trolls

Rajini Chandy, a 69-year-old Kerala actress was viciously trolled for her glamorous photoshoot, called 'too sexy'. This denial of older women’s agency and sexuality is blatantly sexist and ageist and has to stop.

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Bollywood Celebrity Stylist Saisha Shinde Comes Out As A Trans Woman; Gets Support

Saisha Shinde, who designed for the likes of Kareena & Deepika recently came out as a trans woman, garnering a lot of support from everyone. 

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Is Domestic Abuse So Normalised That We Barely Know Tanvi Dayal’s Story?

Domestic violence in India, despite criminalisation, still continues. But this new case makes you wonder, just how normalised is it?

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6 Hangover Cures From A Desi Kitchen To Start 2021 Better!

Did you wake up with a crazy hangover from the New Year's weekend? Don't worry we have some desi kitchen hangover cures to your rescue!

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In The Year Of The Virus, 9 Women Who Went Viral In 2020

The year 2020 has been hard on all of us. However, here are 9 women who went viral for making us laugh, smile and even enraged!

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The Paradox Of India In 2020: Youngest Female Mayor As Also Father Killing Infant Girl For Crying

Ranchi man killed his infant daughter because he didn't want a daughter. How is this still happening in 2020?

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Dr Mahinder Watsa
RIP Dr Mahinder Watsa, Who Gave Indians The Much Needed Sex Education That Schools Didn’t!

Dr Mahinder Watsa passed away earlier today, however, none of us will forget the wit with which he dealt with the taboo topic of sex!

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4 Years Sober, Pooja Bhatt Shatters Taboos By Opening Up About Alcoholism

Pooja Bhatt speaking about alcoholism publicly is the kind of conversations we need to destigmatise the illness called addiction.

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7 Badass And Motivational Quotes By Women To End 2020 With!

2020 was a year of the unexpected. So as it draws to a close, here are 7 badass motivational quotes from women to end the year with!

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Despite All The Hurdles That 2020 Posed, These 12 Women Created History!

2020 may not have been a great year for any of us. But these 12 women proved that despite all odds, they can create history

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Searches For Neha Kakkar Pregnancy More Than For COVID! Have We Forgotten The Pandemic?

Google searches for Neha Kakkar were higher than those for coronavirus last week. Is something wrong with our priorities?

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Karanvir Bohra
Why Karanvir Bohra Celebrating The Birth Of His Third Daughter Is Worth Appreciating

Actor Karanvir Bohra took to Instagram to celebrate the birth of this third daughter. In 2020, this is the kind of positivity we need!

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Sujata Mondal Khan
Sujata Mondal Khan Switching Political Parties Has Nothing To Do With Her Allegiance To Her Family

BJP MP Saumitra Khan's reaction to wife Sujata Mondal Khan's decision to switch parties has again proven the entrenched misogyny of politics!

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Kerala NCC’s Refusal To Include Trans People Is A Transphobic Step Back

NCC denying inclusion of transwoman student in Kerala shows us that we may be in 2020 but our thoughts are still regressive and transphobic!

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Why Was Rakul Preet Singh Attacked For ‘Drug Connections’ When Men Often Get Away?

Why is it that alcohol use and even drugs, are seen as minor mistakes by men, but evidence of women's 'loose' character?

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What’s So Shameful About Being A Bar Dancer Anyway?

Why is the labour of a bar dancer any different from the labour of a shopkeeper? After all, both are valid ways of earning.

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Gitanjali Rao – TIME Magazine’s Kid Of The Year Is An Inspiration To Us!

American-Indian Gitanjali Rao is TIME Magazine's first-ever Kid Of The Year. Here's what we need to know about the fifteen-year-old!

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Varun Dhawan’s New Song Tells Us To Respect Her Just Because She’s ‘Teri Bhabhi’

Invoking the bro-code, the song Teri Bhabhi doesn't just commodify women, it also manages to show you everything that's wrong with Bollywood!

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5 Mulled Wine Recipes To Ring In The Festive Season This Winter!

With the onset of winter, we have 5 yummy mulled wine recipes to bring in the festive season and surprise your family while staying warm!

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Bigg Boss Contestant Eijaz Khan Being Molested As A Kid Shatters The Myth That Men Cannot Be Abused!

Bigg Boss contestant Eijaz Khan spoke about being sexually abused as a child. It's time we talked about the trauma male survivors face.

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Divorce Does NOT Mean I Failed, Shasvathi Siva & Teesha Thomas Tell Us About Their Viral Video

Shasvathi Siva and Teesha Thomas’ video on normalising divorce is now viral. Here's why these women refuse to be silent about divorce!

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Mona Singh’s Egg Freezing Tells Us It’s Not Taboo To Have Kids When You Want!

Actor Mona Singh recently spoke about having her eggs frozen since she wasn't ready to have kids just yet. What does freezing eggs mean?

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