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A Gaysi Guide To Queer Anime

This article was originally published in Gaysi. Despite the categorization on OTT platforms, Anime is more medium than genre. As a medium, it primarily sets itself apart from live-action counterparts with genres and sub-genres that are technically and culturally diverse. There’s maho shojo or ‘magical girl’ anime, featuring fantastical transformations and female friendships, and the…

A Marxist-Feminist Reading Of Sexual Division of Labour In Family

The institution of family and the conventional understanding of the same has been conveniently romanticised and glorified in a heteronormative societal setup, without delving into what it entails for the individuals within it. Nivedita Menon, in her book, Seeing Like A Feminist, provides us with an understanding of the institution of family when she says…

Being Dalit, Doing Corporate (Women-in-tech)

This article was originally published here. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike(link is external) 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) 22nd February 2017 Christina Thomas Dhanaraj Christina Thomas Dhanaraj is a Christian Dalit woman from Chennai/Bangalore, India. She is a volunteer consultant for women and minority-led initiatives focusing on social justice, self-determination, and collaborative models of scholarship. She is actively involved in…

#MeToo India: The limits of analysis

This article was originally published here. 6th July 2021 Nayantara Ranganathan Nayantara is a researcher and lawyer working on the politics and culture of technologies. In this paper, we study tweets with the hashtag #metooindia, towards understanding the #metoo phenomenon as it has unfolded/unfolds in India. This study by Nayantara Ranganathan (researcher and lawyer working…

The Gaysi Guide To Understanding Privilege

This article was originally published here. This article aims to be for everyone and thus not something someone can dismiss because they already “covered it” in their graduation women studies’ course. What does being an intersectional feminist entail? We shall not go into the theoretical constructs of the term although we shall always be grateful…
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