To even build a comprehensive picture of intersectionality, we first need to understand how it functions within the domain of power and powerlessness, how it works within the day-to-day politics of everyday life and from there crystallizes in often unfruitful but sometimes productive policy formulation. This piece employs the recent policy proposition to subcategorize trans-individuals under the 'Other Backward Classes' category; as an example to shed light on the need for a comprehensive understanding of intersectional approaches in policy formulation.
For an indigenous community, a cultural practice is a homogeneous identity; It is an heirloom handed down from generation to generation, a legacy of the collective self. Sadly though, Vulnerability (or words synonymous with it) has been the single most used term, particularly when describing the people that belong to the indigenous community. This kitschy mix has stirred the world at large to disregard the resilience, intellect, and dignity the indigenous tribe justly personifies as well.
Trauma often results from a disruption in our ability to make meaning of; or process an event. Collective Trauma, however, is a shared emotional reaction, to a terrible event, over a shared span of time.
We live rich, complex lives with varied interests and continuously evolving personalities—so how can a single digital identity fully represent us?
Reimagining red and green flags in the context of queer intimate relationships
A lot of times, discussions and decisions around psychiatric medication can become a deterrent to seeking mental health support because of the mystery and stigma surrounding it.