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Marvel’s Badass Agent Carter Is So Much More Than Just Captain America’s Love Interest

Agent Carter can often be seen knocking out the villains with a murderous punch or kick. She is quick on her feet, has nerves of steel, and is never flustered no matter what the situation.

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Kunti’s Dilemma – ‘Is She Also A Destiny’s Child Like Me?’
Kunti's impasse

In all this confusion, she had not even looked at the youthful bride, Draupadi. A hard look at her and her remorse hit her again.

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How Shantanu’s Attempt To Control Ganga As A Husband Began Mahabharata’s Cycle Of Devastation
story of Ganga

In the patriarchal world  of Indian mythology, women are supposed to obey, to follow rules, to yield to male control. The story of Ganga is the outlier.

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Reading The Epics As An Adult, I Wonder, What About The Women?

Though I have always been a fan of mythology, I often wondered if the plight of women has changed since then. And I ask, what about her?

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If The ‘Greatness’ Of Anasuya Is In Regressive Ideas Of ‘Chastity’, Should We Celebrate Her?
Sati Anusuya

Anasuya’s story makes me wonder – should successful women who toe the patriarchal line be celebrated as 'feminist' even if they are empowered?

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I Am Shikhandi, The Queer Warrior Who Found A Purpose

There is an inexplicable void inside me. I feel like a pawn of the universe. But I guess I am. My entire life has been an indication of that.

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