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Most of you have probably heard the song 'Let's talk about sex' and, probably, also changed channels when it came on TV. Why do we treat sex as taboo? Why can't we talk freely about an essential human...
One among a spate of regressive, bloody-minded decisions.
Awareness and affordability both need to be addressed.
'He wouldn't have been born if she had never bled.'
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This article is from Open Magazine. By Aanchal Bansal Twenty-year old Nikita Dutt had never heard of the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. Not until she read about the comments made by the current preside...
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The other day, I went for a movie at the PVR Cinema in Saket, New Delhi, and had the most annoying experience of gender discrimination. The guards at security check stopped me and said I could not go inside with my backpack (a laptop bag, but sans a laptop) because it was not a "ladies' bag".
I got my flow the night before the London Marathon and it was extremely painful. I went through my options. Running 26.2 miles (42.1km) with a wad of cotton material wedged between my legs just seemed so absurd. Plus they say chafing can be a real problem. I could definitely choose to participate in this norm at the expense of my own comfort and just deal with it quietly. But then I thought...