Two years ago, I was introduced to a term that quickly found its way into my vocabulary. I’ve used this term in discussions, in my 101 classes, and in various critiques about society. 2,043 more words
Tags » Heteronormativity
Let me apologize in advance for how long this rant has the potential to be. I’ve been bothered by this for a while now, as my best friend, and partner in crime, Suz can attest to. 920 more words
This piece was first published on Feminism in India: Your Everyday Intersectional Indian Feminism
In the 1944 mystery-thriller Gaslight, Ingrid Bergman plays the role of a woman whose husband manipulates her shrewdly, falsifying or negative hard evidence (including the flickering gaslight), leaving her to deal with disorientation, self-doubts, and hysteria. 1,080 more words
There are two main documented genders that make up the human population today: male and female. This distinction is made via the sex of the baby, but it is grounded in more abstract concepts that differentiate one from the other. 2,325 more words
This is a 3-part article on queer survival and queer politics.
At a time when the illusion of social progress is dominating the mainstream discourse, I find that it is important to constantly remind ourselves that it is not easy to survive as a queer out here. 1,082 more words