Gender Does Marriage Spell an End for the Friendships of Our Youth?
When I got married, I had lots more on my plate. I inherited a bunch of my husband’s friends and relatives, and between them and work commitments, I had much less time for my older friends.Add to list
Gender Too Small, Too Bouncy, Or Sagging: Can Women Ever Stop Worrying About Their Breasts?
When my breasts first arrived, I didn’t quite know how to handle the sudden puberty-induced baggage. As they grew ambitiously in high school into the 36D terrain, I developed a hunch to make them less conspicuous. I thought I’d stop worrying about them in my 30s, but now we are fighting gravity together.Add to list
Gender Why Transpeople Are Upset with the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019
The hotly debated Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday, causing activist to declare a “Gender Justice Murder Day.” The community’s frustration is understandable, as their campaign to have a say in the Bill has gone largely ignored for months.Add to list
Gender Why Breastfeeding is Important for Mothers
I was clear that if ever I had a child, I would breastfeed him. Yet it wasn’t that simple. My baby and I were unable to sustain a latch. This wasn’t how it was meant to be.Add to list
Gender Why We Should Retire the Phrase “Girls Mature Faster than Boys”
When we tell little girls that they mature faster than their male counterparts, we’re indirectly teaching them that the onus of being the “bigger person” will always be on them. This is how we create a society where women are forced to look after the men in their lives in a way that will never be reciprocated.Add to list