Two weeks before India’s Daughter made it to the headlines, I came across this new pledge for Delhi school kids,…
[slideshow_deploy id=’7290′] The city that has come to be touted as the “rape capital” proves to be the ideal ground…
I’m convinced we’re having the wrong conversation around digital porn. If we really want to have a meaningful conversation around porn, it’s time we stopped talking about its imagined harms. It’s time we started talking about actual harms. It’s time we started talking about the fault lines of consent.
It wasn’t that she had never heard of homosexuality; but, in her imagination, gay men and women were an exotic species, not real people who could, perchance, be fellow passengers on a bus, fellow shoppers at a mall, or a fellow beginner in a meditation class.
Looking back, it seems strange, almost sad that he couldn’t contain his anxiety, couldn’t bear the shame of what he did wrong. He must have skimmed over so much turmoil, that he couldn’t accept the reality of harming someone.
They’ punch him
with the pejorative
and blame him for his smooth skin
and pink lips
for all ‘their’