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The Rebellious, Radical Act Of Queer, Disabled Love

We are reclaiming love, decolonising it and freeing it from the fences of ableism and heteronormativity. We are choosing to find and follow love in an able-bodied world away from able-bodied rules.

Remembering Mahasweta Devi, The Social Activist On Her Birth Anniversary

Born on 14 January, 1926 in Bangladesh, Mahasweta Devi was the recipient of Sahitya Akademi Award for Bengali Writing, Ramon Magsaysay Award for Journalism, Jnanpith Award and was honoured with the titles of Padma Vibhusan and Banga Vibhusan.

Loss of Income, Debts, Police Harassment: A Street Vendor’s Suffering In The Pandemic

Effects of pandemic fell lopsidedly on women street vendors. Work piled up for women in households as one of them said, “There is no lockdown for a woman."

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Anaahat (2003): Niyog Pratha & Women’s Sexual Freedom In Amol Palekar’s Film

Amol Palekar's movie Anaahat (2003), a Marathi film (Anaahat means Eternity), poses several questions about Niyog Pratha and emphasises on a woman's choice to explore her sexual freedom.

Drishyam 2 Review: A Cinematic Universe Founded On Victim Blaming

Drishyam 2 is the latest addition in mainstream entertainment cinema that plays into the tropes of popular morality that distorts women’s agency.

Analysis Of Sir (2018): Blatant Invisibilisation Of Caste Privilege

Starring Tilottama Shome and Vivek Gomber, Is Love Enough, Sir? is marketed as a progressive ‘love story’ between a man and his domestic worker that breaks societal barriers.

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