It is not code-switching or covering we concluded for obvious reasons of privilege, but we agreed that having to watch over our shoulders as women and as activists is exhausting.
11 Dec 2018
A medical way of looking at disability was to categorise people as able, and others as physically, mentally, sensorily, cognitively or intellectually impaired or suffering from chronic disease.
04 Dec 2018
Within a few minutes of the recent flick Imaikaa Nodigal, it is established that CBI Officer Anjali Vikramadithyan played by actor Nayanthara is sharp, efficient and hardworking.
18 Sep 2018
I cannot get the two films Kolamaavu Kokila (KK) and Pyaar Prema Kadhal (PPK) out of my mind simply because they are important films, albeit flawed ones. Both movies feature strong female leads, but t
29 Aug 2018
It could be a mere coincidence that I have finished reading Rafia Zakaria’s ‘The Upstairs Wife - An Intimate History of Pakistan’ on the neighbouring country’s Independence Day and the eve of our own.
14 Aug 2018
The author talks about how reading widens one’s selfcare, selfpreservation, and selfteaching
07 Aug 2018
A post from the Facebook page ‘MenSpeak’ turned up on my newsfeed yesterday. It was an interview of Priya Seth and her accomplices that had allegedly been taken down by Facebook earlier.
03 Jul 2018
a self-professed media glutton, I am the contrary version of the three wise monkeys. For one, I am all of them in one body and secondly, I hear, see and say too much. All that consumption and conversation
26 Jun 2018
I have a friend who can be described as a sensitive, socially conscious person. I have held him in high regard in all the time I’ve known him and hoped his intuitiveness rubs off on more people
24 Apr 2018
My mother stopped in her tracks when I announced loudly that my friend is pregnant. For a moment I wondered if I had said something blasphemous or even worse, if this was going to trigger an episode o
10 Apr 2018
An article on Facebook led me to The Blouse, author Perumal Murugan’s short story available on Juggernaut Books.
03 Apr 2018
An IT employee was assaulted on her way back home from work last week. As always in the aftermath on these incidents, forums are rife with conversations about women’s safety.
23 Feb 2018