Gender 50 Shades of Greying: Ladies, Time to Retire the Compliment “You don’t Look Your Age!”
We are socially conditioned to equate youth with beauty, and beauty as an accomplishment. But why not think of your crows’ feet and greys as sieves that filter out assholes who think women serve only one purpose – to be someone’s eye-candy? Let’s start by retiring “you don’t look your age!” as a compliment.Add to list
Gender Look Who’s Not Cooking: Why My Children Will Never Eat Maa Ke Haath Ka Khana
When I was growing up, Maa’s kitchen had some manner of grinding, slow cooking going on at all times. But my utter lack of initiative when it comes to feeding people ghar ka khaana has been the cause of great pain to women in my family.Add to list
Arré Sunte Ho! Are Indians Embarrassed About The Bra?
Tune in to Episode 4 of Arré Sunte Ho!, a weekly podcast featuring hot takes on even hotter topics. This week, we're talking about women's bodies and asking the magic question: "Are Indians Embarrassed About The Bra?"Add to list
Gender The UP Constable Acid Attack Proves That Even Empowered Women Can’t Escape Misogyny
A woman constable in Uttar Pradesh was attacked with acid by a jilted lover. The fact that she is a cop did not deter the attacker. This is the stark dichotomy between the freedom women now have to make waves at work and the basic freedoms they continue to be denied in their personal lives.Add to list
Gender 50 Going on 20: What’s With Our Sudden Obsession with Birthday Milestones?
I suppose nothing quite tells you that age is not just a number like hitting 50 does. And we now celebrate it with a big, extravagant bash. Does anyone really care about us turning 50? Then again, does that argument hold in an age where beauty standards for even ageing women are relentless?Add to list