Let It Rip.

All hail ye, Free Speech! Or rather, that speech which I agree with/can mildly tolerate/which doesn’t hurt my sentiments. Much has been written this week on free speech and its importance in promoting dialogue, on the value of protecting such speech. And yet, while the world is focused on what has been happening on the…

Munna Badnaam Hua

WARNING: This piece is written by angry feminists. Proceed only if you can deal with them. (SUCH A SISYPHEAN TOIL FOR ALL OF YOU) Dear NLU Delhi, I apologize. I am extremely sorry for my behaviour thus far. Really. How dare I do what I did. How dare I complain. I was dancing in my…

Speak Loud, Sing Louder

-Anonymous Post I have been in this college for over four years and throughout my college life, I have been grateful to this institution for providing me the access, the resources and the opportunities that it has allowed me to utilize for my growth and development as a human being. The experiences and the learning…

Shifting Laser: The Infamous Laser Incident

­I gawp at her limbs with impunity, I slowly detach her personhood from those limbs For her limbs are not her own They have been crafted for my consumption. Students, both boys and girls, lined the path leading from the academic block to the Amul store, holding placards emblazoned with words that spoke of the…

The “Anti- Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee”

There is a lot of talk around campus about gender neutrality, sensitization against stereotyping and the recognition of equal rights that individuals who are either L or G or B or T should have. Whether or not you agree with the content of each and every poster is not material. What is material is that…

I’ve got 99 problems, but sexism ain’t one.

  In the battle of which poster is the best, some of us have forgotten the purpose behind them. Our approach is extremely flawed when it comes to dealing with an issue like gender. We are a part of a community where our administration, faculty and staff have internalised inherently sexist practises and notions. In…