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Author: Feminism in India

The Rebellious, Radical Act Of Queer, Disabled Love

Editor’s Note: Criplentine’s Day is a project by Revival Disability Magazine rooted in the belief that all kinds of love should be celebrated because love is a revolution. An accessible Valentine’s Day should be one that not only includes an able-bodied kind of love between two heteronormative lovers. As a part of the project, Revival Disability…
A screenshot of the Feminism in India illustration for the article. An illustration. On a green background which denotes a building, two women talking. One is wearing a yellow dress and has black hair tied in a bun. She is saying, depicted in a black bubble with white lettering, '10 MINUTES LATE BOOKING CANCEL' and on the other side is a woman in an olive top and a brown backpack. Her hair is in a ponytail and she is looking at the other woman with a white phone in her hand. Underneath, in white typography, 'The Struggle of Beauty Workers In On-Demand Digital Platforms'. On the top-left corner is Feminism in India's logo.

The Struggle Of Beauty Workers In On-Demand Digital Platform

If you live in an urban metropolitan city, you must have seen women dressed up in company uniform, carrying a heavy bag on their shoulders, their attire shouting a brand name with logos all over her. Their bodies become an advertising ground for a company’s marketing. Sometimes, the bag is a portable salon that they carry to their client’s (home), who book the beauty service using a mobile application. These ‘workers’ enroll themselves on the platform company that operates as an intermediary, to get bookings on-demand.

जेंडर के ढाँचे से जूझता मेरा बचपन

यह लेख मूल रूप में फेमिनिज्म इन इंडिया में प्रकाशित हुआ था। शशांक मैं बचपन से ही बहुत ही नटखट, चुलबुला और थोड़ा अलग बच्चा था| मेरी माँ फिल्मों और गानों की बहुत शौक़ीन थी| माँ के दुपट्टे की साड़ी पहनना, नाचना-गाना, मेरे बचपन के खेल थे| कभी मेरे दादा तो कभी कोई पड़ोस की…