Virtue

Democracy
Women's rights

The gender war: To take sides or not?

Rape apologist is a term I have become very familiar with it. Every time there is an outrage on social media with accusations of rape or harassment made against a man, my refusal to join in or my questioning of the e-lynchings is interpreted as supporting crimes against women. Thankfully, I’m not particularly dependent on […]

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National

#ChennaiRains #ChennaiFloods #ChennaiRainsHelp Volunteer database

Here is a list of people who have volunteered with the relief work in the Chennai floods. Volunteers are listed by areas as well as nature of assistance that they can offer. If you are listed and can no longer volunteer, please leave a comment. If you are not listed, but would like to volunteer, […]

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Venus, at her mirror, by Diego Velaquez
Democracy

Solosexual, with detours and self owned

I have rather radical thoughts about love, sex and #relationships. I wish to state them, because I am getting increasingly itchy about the compulsive prudery pervading everything these days, even as divorce rates soar, premarital sex thrives and acceptable public opinion continues to chase some vampire romance-like view of love as an absolute – one true soul mate, […]

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Fashion
Women's rights

Consumer Feminism: The dark side of the women’s rights struggle

I believe that the women’s rights struggle is evolving from a phase of being controlled by men within the family to being exploited by men outside the family, and feminist lingo is increasingly being used to discredit any resistance to the exploitation, while ignoring the vast majority of real exploitation. This is not women’s rights, […]

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General

petience…. I need to have more patience

but its hard to stay silent when the husband doesn’t return until 3am and doesn’t even bother to call to say he’ll be late. It’s tough when employees take you for granted, and run all over you. I lose patience. Patience is the key. The moment for speaking is not now. I need to learn […]

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