The Mainstream India media is not only irresponsible but instead of doing their duty of questioning the Government and holding them accountable, they actively engage in polarising an already ‘polarised beyond help’ situation.

Apart from all the economic & developmental woes we are facing, we were hit with a global pandemic which we are still fighting. A pandemic is a situation to build bridges, help each other out, work together as a society but no that didn’t happen. While most states were not even having proper test equipment’s, the Tablighi Jamat infected cases were turned into a media circus, there…

There are plenty of people on Twitter who support my views. There are others who don’t. Its natural. Not a big deal.

However, lately some people have taken offence to me criticising liberals. How dare I criticise them instead of the Hindutva right? After all, liberals want what’s good for everyone, right? I’ve answered this question before, many a time, sarcastically but it was directed at specific handles but I want to make this reply more general.

Who’s “liberalism” is it anyway?

In my interactions with many self-styled liberals, I found them to be largely good hearted people. …

I am deleting my thread #SpreadLove on twitter because people are using that thread to report the handle as violation of Twitter rules. Twitter does not allow sharing of private information “without consent” in text or screenshots, both can be reported. Although my thread has full consent from the business owners. Trolls are petty that way.

A quick brief about why and how this thread started, as hate against Muslims was constantly peddled, a Right wing handle Abhishek Mishra tweeted this

He asked for the boycott of all Muslim business by Hindus and do an economic boycott of fellow…

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In 2017, Tamil Nadu declared 32 districts as drought hit. Farmers had to march to Delhi to protest. The long protest included bringing in skulls of the dead farmers, naked protest, drinking urine, eating mice. Basically they were reduced to sub humans who were pleading for their demands in ways you or I would never dream to humiliate ourselves. While the centre did intervene, the man in charge had a heart so cold, he refused to meet the farmers. It was and is still considered by most Tamilians as an Insult to Tamil Nadu. …

#SmashBrahminicalPatriarchy is a hashtag which has turned heads, everyone wants to talk about it. But I want to talk about the reaction from people who got offended by it.

To set the tone right I have to unfortunately clarify to people that Brahmnical does not means Brahmins. Brahmnical oppression is real, it is caste based oppression and in a country which prides itself in casteism, you surely aren’t that naive to believe that caste based patriarchy is unreal.

Now that we have clarified, let’s see how twitter responded. It is fascinating to note that apart from Right Wing, others we…

We all know online trolling, thanks to BJP and anyone who disagrees with them, they get trolled. In recent time Shehla Rashid deactivated her account due to unbearable hate.

I have several times been trolled relentlessly for just having an opinion and there are times when I evaluate if the toxicity is worth it for just sharing an opinion, other times, I have been tempted to quietly deactivate my twitter account and be done with it .

Oh no! You are a strong woman don’t do it

The point is I have plenty of empathy but zero power to change…

Growing up as an Upper Caste Hindu in India is one of the biggest privileges, yet you never learn how it is a privilege. To understand privilege you need to understand what you get for just carrying a surname and being born in a family. Most Indians get married within the caste hierarchy and never get to understand the privilege. Ingrained casteism adds to the ignorance. You either seek the truth or you face the oppression to truly understand it. I have not sought the truth, not in ways I probably could have because, that was my inherited privilege. never…

Okay now that I have your attention, let’s talk about the misconceptions around Abortion. No, you don’t have to have a vasectomy because that is your reproductive right but but women have it too. Lot of you don’t seem to understand this.

Access to Safe & Legal Abortion is a Human Right: does this mean every woman should abort? No, it means a woman should have the choice in her reproductive rights. It is her decision and hers alone.

The human rights of women include their right to have control over and decide freely and responsibly on matters related to…

So you are a man, minding your own business, walking to work. You see a group of people on your way, they suddenly turn towards you, all of them and start talking about your clothes, they say you have a cute butt and that jeans really makes it stand out. Bewildered you continue walking towards less crowded spaces to avoid the scrutiny and see another person walking towards you, you are relieved, not another group of people who make inappropriate, illogical and unwanted comments about you, you try to smile as you pass by them and they hurriedly try to…

Prabha

Am an intersectional feminist who is strongly opinionated. I believe that love can conquer hate, one heart at a time and tweet as @deepsealioness.

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