A girl shares a hopeful experience with her mother who raised her to never trust men and always be on guard when it comes to love.
Darlings: When Men Face Consequences for Their Violence
The unjustifiable and misogynistic outrage against the film, fuelled by the patriarchal need for controlling women and denying them agency, is a testament to the fact that 'Darlings' is …
My Mother’s Kitchen Bustles with Secrets, Tadkas and Solidarity
An essay about women like my mother, who have spent about half of their lives in kitchens because they had to.
The Kitchen as a Feminine Space and the Living Room as Masculine: A Personal Account
A personal essay on my failed attempt at making a place for myself in both these spaces, and trying to normalise equality at home.
Dove in a Cage
A poem the oppression of married women at the hands of domineering husbands and a patriarchal society.
A Reporter’s Notes: ‘The Only Way Out for Targets of the Bulli Bai App is Forward’
In 2021, as hate crimes against minorities rose, the media stood silent. This year started with more hate, but it sparked national outrage. As a target of the misogynist …
My Poetry is Angry
My poetry is too threatened and my voice long too suppressed to be anything but normal.
Misogyny in the Capitol: Among the Insurrectionists, a Lot of Angry Men Who Don’t Like Women
With obscenities and violence, rioters at the Capitol left an obvious message: angry contempt for women.