dear kid

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Swastika Jajoo

dear kid, you’re alright on the days you feel like a girl and dress up like a girl, even if they tell you you’re meant to be a boy. if they tell you that no one will kiss boys who dress like girls and wear lipstick, assume they know nothing about kissing. you’re alright on… Read more »

From the very well maintained files of Mrs Pushpa (I–hate-tears), Secretary to CEO

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Suchitra Dalvie 1

From the very well maintained files of Mrs Pushpa-I–hate-tears, Secretary to CEO (Paying respect to that amazing book From the mixed up files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler) Memo No. 2099/Gender in the 21st century The CEO has agreed to allow this seminar to be held during the staff retreat next week. Please collect your… Read more »

WHO WE ARE

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Soumya Sreehari

Atul pondered on his lesson plan for tomorrow. He was affected by yesterday’s incident and wanted to do something. He couldn’t come up with any idea that would address the situation without sounding preachy. Finally, he decided to sleep on it. Atul was a teacher. As part of the foundation he worked with, he had… Read more »

Clean Slates

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Kaja runwal

I think of being a mother sometimes. Of nurturing humans like they were tender saplings. Plenty of sunlight and enough water. I will sow two seeds. For two breeds: a girl and a boy! And I will be an unconventional mother. I will raise him pink and shall raise her blue. No hand-me-downs of gender… Read more »

Gender – Will the 21st century see the end of gender identity?

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Rohit_Gupta_1

ज़िन्दगी को अगर एक चलती हुई दो-पहिया वाहन की तरह समझा जाए, तो पुरुष और महिला इसके उन दो पहियों की तरह हैं जिन्हे एक-दूसरे से अलग कभी समझा ही नहीं जा सकता है और ना ही कभी किया जा सकता है | कहने का तात्पर्य यह है कि दोनों प्राणी एक दूसरे के पूरक… Read more »