Why I am a feminist…

A Site for Sore Eyes...

I’m not a man hater. In fact, I hope to marry one someday.

I’m not into burning my bras…it’s the only sexy secret I get to keep in a country bent on modesty…

But I do call myself a feminist.

I care about all people, treated as people. As equal heartbeats. I’m talking about respect, not who can win an arm wrestling match.

And living in India, has made me all the more sure.

Life in Kolkata is like living in an American 1960’s throwback.

AMC’s Mad Men, live. Everyday.

And yesterday, I decided to write about it.

I am not angry. I am not trying to push my ideals onto you. I am expressing my experience and my conviction. I too am a work in progress…

People say the red light area exists here in Kolkata to keep the good women safe…what does this say for the self- control…

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