Radar Roundup: August 9, 2014
Highlights from what we’re reading and excited about this week:
- “Don’t tell me you’re mad, do something!” Right on.
- If you love football, you’ve got to keep an eye on the Indian Women’s Football Team. They’re currently training down in Colaba for the Asian Games, which will take place in South Korea in September.
- Related: Tanvi Bhargava, one of the young women working reviving football in the country, talks about her start in the sport and why she turned down a spot with Real Madrid.
- Women wander.
- Rape is not always about sex. No Country for Women leads workshops to change mindsets about power, social norms, and gender policing.
- The Mosuo tribe is one of the world’s last matriarchy.
- Beautiful video of people describing their first love. Awwww yes.
Badal ja! Lately:.
- Our writer urges you to join the dialogue on India’s approach to sex education. Don’t miss the stories of how he himself learned about sex. (We’re sure some of you can relate!)
- Oh my, why is female masturbation such a hush-hush subject? Science says it’s normal and healthy; we offer tips on how to tap into the benefits.
- Finally! we see good news about child sex ratio in Rajasthan—and it’s all thanks to ecofeminism.
P.S. → LOVE YOUR BODY is tonight! Come out the The Hive (Khar W) to enjoy poetry, film, and great company. Entry is FREE, and the fun starts at 5pm. See you there.