Kathua

Over a human.   Once again the country has called for a candle march, Once again the dirt has risen up against the safety in this nation, Once again the citizens have drowned in the ocean of disdainful contempt looking at the government they believed in. This time it is not for a 21 year […]

The Transgender Persons(Protection of Rights) Bill 2016 : IS THIS IT ? (Part ii)

Anmol Kaur Bawa Design Courtesy: Siddhartha Sankar for vartagensex.org In continuation with the previous article enlisting the problematic aspects of The Transgender Persons(Protection of Rights) Bill 2016 4. Demand for seats among the OBC section : Lately the with the judgement of the Supreme court, the Transgender community has raised an essential demand of right to […]

The Transgender Persons(Protection of Rights) Bill 2016 : IS THIS IT ? (Part i)

Anmol Kaur Bawa Design Courtesy: Siddhartha Sankar for vartagensex.org Introduce yourself. Go on…elaborate! Easy-peasy right? Telling about yourself, your identity is a sheer cake walk for most,isn’t it ? But what about a person, who is, DEFINED as a ‘transgender person’, it implies a person who is: (A) neither wholly female nor wholly male; or (B) a […]

#Event Update : “In the Shadow of the Pyramids by Laura El-Tantawy”

Neelesha Dhawan Image Courtesy: Neelesha Dhawan “Look! it is a photojournalism project!, I HAVE to go!”. I exclaimed dragging a poor friend along, pushing open the door. For a person who is not an avid newspaper reader, this exhibition banner outside Triveni was very inviting. Entering the hall, I entered a whole different era, it seemed. January […]

TUMHARI SULU makes a strong feminist statement, Here’s Why :

Poornima Mandpe Google Images A quintessential middle class housewife Sulochana from Virar becomes a star Radio Jockey after an ordinary competition leads her to discovering her talent to appeal with a voice that can set the listeners’ heart racing with dreams of amorous adventures. The primary listeners of her night show are, needless to say […]

Artist of the Week: Tara Anand

Rhea Dangwal Tara Anand Somewhere between lines and colour, artist and illustrator Tara Anand found the spectrum of her palette in intersectional feminism. The 19-year-old has since used her medium to create some amazing projects like a series on warrior women of the subcontinent called ‘I AM NO MAN’, another one exploring the origins of feminism in India, […]