Wordslut by Amanda Montell

First things first, I studied English literature in college and had to study books after books to learn the history of english language. I am not complaining but specifically it was not my favourite paper. And Amanda Montell here briefly tells us how the modern english came about in as few as what 5 pages?Continue reading “Wordslut by Amanda Montell”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #18

Now this one is my favourite, I cannot wait any longer to put it out here. Yes, not all men! YES, NOT ALL MEN!! I get it. What I don’t get is why do I have to keep listening to it as rote whenever I talk about feminism, or equality, or about someone glaring atContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #18”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #13

How come a man is always and necessarily expected to be a financial pillar of the family? How can one person be always be the caretaker? How can he go on without any ups and downs? How can he not cry in front of anyone? How can a woman be expected to be the emotionalContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #13”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #11

Because we are still fighting like children with each other. Why can’t we simply accept that no single person is superior. It is the difference, that we need to acknowledge and respect. Equal not identical. #qotd Have you guessed it yet? Why am I doing the series here? Read More: Why We Need Feminism In 2021 #10

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #9

What kind of a person are you? What would you prefer? Makeup or no makeup.  Makeup for all who choose. EVERY GENDER.  No makeup for those who don’t want it.  AS SIMPLE AS THAT. Ps: yes that is just a filter in case you are wondering. I am too lazy to put makeup on forContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #9”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021#7

Personally, I do not mind if one calls me Mrs. Master or Aunt Malaprop for that matter. But I find it wrong that women still need to be addressed in regard to their relationship status. Why don’t we just remove all ther other jazz and stick with Ms. Also, I gave in to the trendContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021#7”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #6

Day 6 of #whyweneedfeminismin2021 #qotd Do you define yourself as a feminist? If yes, do you get those stares? We need feminism because a feminist is still considered to be man hater. Because people still think men cannot and are not feminists. Because feminism is associated with aggression. I don’t hate men. My go toContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #6”

Why We Need Feminism In 2021 #5

#qotd when was the first time you heard the term ‘Paraya dhan’ or the fact that you will be ‘given away’ when you get married. #aotd I was 12 years old when I heard the term paraya dhan or ‘parki thapan’ to be precise which is almost equivalent in Gujarati. I don’t think I wasContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism In 2021 #5”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #4

Day 4 of #whyweneedfeminismin2021 Kindergarten taught me what good meant, so over time when someone asked me if I was a good girl, I took the term for granted and accepted the adjective. I was a good girl. Meaning, I thought good meant loyal, kind, helping, compassionate, humble. Someone who would stick to their valuesContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #4”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #2

We need feminism because when covid-19 suddenly happened and everyone was locked in and people had nowhere to go, working and studying from home, no ecape with constricted spaces, it was WHO who had to bring a tab titled ‘Domestic Violence during Covid-19’ to their dashboard. Violence happens even without a pandemic, but with theContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #2”