So after probably the millionth time of listening to Sheila ki Jawaani, I realised it was not the typical, woman objectifying, whistling, cat calling, police sexual harassing ‘item song’. It was the most feminist, pro woman song Bollywood has probably ever allowed in it’s hallowed halls. I love it! For the longest time I classified… Continue reading Can We Call Sheila ki Jawaani a Feminist Hymn
Okay. I am drunk. I dont like being drunk. I know I’ve always wanted to be one of those badass girls who could hold whisky and rum and whatever other alcoholic drinks. One of those girls who wear a leather jacket and drink and smoke when they are angry or frustrated. But I am not.… Continue reading to the sober me.
you know what I love seeing? Good couples. I dont mean the perfect couples who you know, look perfect, seem to love each other with never having to fight, buys each other cute valentine’s day gifts which are perfectly what the partner wants. Nope not them! I also dont mean the cute ass couples who… Continue reading
Y’all just linking my last article, or actually voting for my mother? huh? huh? huh? HUH??? Cuz like really vote, it takes like 30 seconds. please???
My friend sent me a message yesterday that said “I love Beyoncé’s new music video but it makes me feel really white!” YES. That’s exactly how it should make you feel! Let’s be real for a second. Women like my friend and I have enough role models who look like us: our cup overrunneth with…… Continue reading All Hail Queen Bey: Why Formation Is One Of The Most Important Music Videos Ever Made
Hi, Some of you know me, some of you don’t. But I’m Leah and I am 17 years old. But most of you dont know my mother. Her name is Julie James and she’s 44 years old, she has been married to my father for the last 19 years and she has three children who… Continue reading My Mother Lost Herself
You know who screwed up my life? Virgin Mary. No, nothing to do with how she made everyone in my family think that sex is a dirty thing and nothing truly good can come out it, even if all of us wouldn’t be here if our parents hadn’t committed that one ‘sin’. No. the Virgin… Continue reading My Ovaries Hate Me
Source: File it under men who think it is no big deal that you did their washing for them
g said, they (they being the head of the household plus the men in the family) needed a way to keep the women “pure” to make the them seem pristine and untouched to keep them the most appealing, SO they used the dreaded “Hymen Test”. The hymen test is basically when someone would check th… Continue reading The ‘Slut’ VS The ‘Virgin’
The whole of today I spent like a pair of pants with one of its legs torn and abandoned in another town. Home sick and nostalgic. I couldn’t get over missing home. The greenery, the beaches, the feeling of speaking one’s mother tongue without shame or odd glances. I felt as though half my heart… Continue reading The abandoned half heart