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Shruti Sharada (She/Her)

Shruti Sharada (She/Her/Hers) is an award-winning Queer Feminist Writer and GBV Activist. She curates The Feminist Reading List on Facebook and Instagram, and hosts a virtual conversation series called At The Intersection. Her writing touches on issues of intersectional feminism, mental health, and queer representation. A former Journalist and Community Radio professional, she currently works with Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights Asia & Pacific as Communications Support.

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The World That Belongs To Us
How Being Queer Is A Very Personal Experience That Needs Less Of The Labelling

Reading The World That Belongs To Us – An Anthology of Queer Poetry from South Asia proved to me that being queer is a very personal and complex experience that defies labels.

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To Everyone Asking What We Do At Home All Day, These Are 10 Things We Do But No One Cares To Notice!

Oh you thought the kitchen counter was cleaned by a fairy last night! You're wrong. And here are NINE other things we do but no one really notices.

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Being Queer And ‘Coming Out’ To My Mom Has Been Quite An Emotional Journey

A young woman's exploration of the depth of feelings, knowing her self, and an emotional story of 'coming out' as queer to her mother; a beautiful personal journey.

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The Sexual Violence Of Flashing, And The Problem With Saying, “It Could Have Been Worse!”

A molested person is often told that they are "lucky" it wasn't worse. All of this - the "not-so-bad" and the "horrifying" are all still sexual violence.

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Instead Of Saying, “Why Didn’t She Report”, Ask “What At Work Made Her Not Report?”

Whether depression, menstrual cramps, gender bias or sexual harassment at workplace, women have never stopped being working persons. Hats off to them!

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Why Is ‘FAT’ Still One Of The Most Vicious Insults Thrown At A Girl Or Woman?

To all the people who have been offended or amused by my weight - Yes, I am ‘fat!’ And, no, I don’t care what you think about it! A funny look at fat shaming.

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