Tag: women empowerment

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE: Dharti Patel, ‘Theunpoet’

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE: Dharti Patel, ‘Theunpoet’

I came across Dharti Patel, a.k.a ‘Theunpoet’, when a follower of mine recommended her poetry on Instagram. She is one among the lgbtqia who is very vocal about her sexuality despite the repercussions that she faced within the society. This 24-year-old Mass Media graduate is […]

The Curious Case of Internalized Misogyny

The Curious Case of Internalized Misogyny

When I was a kid, I was a major tomboy. Over-sized t-shirts, baggy jeans, sneakers, boyish haircut- I was THAT tomboy. And I loved being a tomboy. I was proud of being a tomboy because back then, it meant you were different from “other girls”. […]

Heads up, Pads out!

Heads up, Pads out!

  Back in school, finals month used to be the most stressful time of our lives, for all the obvious reasons. That is, until our periods showed up. Period week was the absolute worst. Finals week was NOTHING when compared to the horror of getting […]

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE: Arya Murali, ‘The Doodling Hoodlum’

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE: Arya Murali, ‘The Doodling Hoodlum’

I am an obsessive Instagrammer. In this day and age, who isn’t? It’s one of the few social media platforms that is protected from, and yet to be, proliferated by our parents and nosy relatives (adios Facebook) But what makes Instagram the go-to platform, other […]

“Girls, boys like it when..” How about N.O.

“Girls, boys like it when..” How about N.O.

  “Girls! Boys like it when you do the thing that you really hate doing!” “Here are 10 ways to utterly change yourself to snatch the man of your dreams!” “Must-try ridiculous concoctions for the female body to attract the male species!” “Ladies! Be yourself! […]

DARK AND UNBOTHERED

DARK AND UNBOTHERED

  For a country that is so diverse in culture, you would think we’d have different representations across all platforms in terms of face, skin colour, body, etc. Well, you thought wrong. And how wrong? As wrong as Vogue India was in putting Kendall Jenner […]