“I feel that my gender and sexuality are not fixed…at the same time, I love my femininity too much to discard it, even if I think of it as being constructed. But society treats me like I am a man. I have struggled a lot to stand up for my identity and I am still struggling.”
Adichie recreates the very narrative she has famously warned against.
The significance of interim President Michel Temer’s all-male cabinet was not lost on feminists in the Latin American country, especially after a male-dominated Congress voted to remove the country’s first woman leader amid shouts of “Goodbye, dear!”
Beyoncé’s recent ‘Lemonade’ is seismic in terms of its representations of black racial identity and feminism.
How this JNU professor became a powerful figure of dissent against the Hindu right-wing.
A round-up of what’s happening in the worlds of gender and sexuality
It’s 2016 and women are still battling for equality everywhere. The debate on whether women should play five sets at Grand Slams is another example of hegemonic masculinity rearing its ugly head.
Tarabai Shinde took far more liberty with Hinduism in her 1882 book than the students the Union HRD minister considers ‘seditious’.
In remembrance of one of feminism’s trail-blazing scholars who challenged Muslim orthodoxy by placing women at the centre of her enquiry. Her preferred weapon of subversion: humour.
Gloria Steinem’s first book in more than a decade hit bookstores a couple of weeks ago. My Life on the Road proffers autobiographical snippets from what the famed feminist activist, journalist and author claims is the “most important, longest-running, yet least visible part of my life” – her […]
Germaine Greer’s rosy views about the place of Indian women in society raised objections from many who attended her lectures in Mumbai
Now, more than ever before, our experience of cyberspace is subsumed by images and videos. ‘Twitpic or it didn’t happen’ isn’t just a catchy slogan; it’s become a way for us to mediate the world.