Ismat Chughtai, the badass feminist writer from India

She was amongst one of the most accomplished and progressive Urdu fiction writers of the 20th century, whose writings were bold, fierce and stunningly evocative. The week of her 104th birthday, allow me to acquaint you with the Urdu writer you’d be a fool not to explore. Chughtai was one of those first few writers … Continue reading Ismat Chughtai, the badass feminist writer from India

Flex Friday: Hire a woman to whip you into shape

This post isn't meant only for the ladies. In fact, scroll below and you will notice I have written this from the perspective  of a guy and a girl. Women are often intimidated by the prospect of exercising in a gym. Personally, I love the free weights area, but for most, it's a confusing space. … Continue reading Flex Friday: Hire a woman to whip you into shape

Guest post: The feminist take on equal rights

All hell broke loose on Friday the 13th with #WomenBoycottTwitter. The account of a Hollywood actress (Rose McGowan) was temporarily suspended on Twitter. Women ironically decided to protest by going silent on social media for a day. This is one of many contradictions of the equal rights and feminist movements, which this guest post addresses.  … Continue reading Guest post: The feminist take on equal rights