Harnidh is a 20 year old student, currently residing between Mumbai and Delhi. She’s pursuing her Masters in Public Policy from St. Xavier’s, Mumbai. She’s a debater, slam poet, freelance editor, and TEDx speaker. She’s the senior poetry editor for Inklette Magazine, and a peer educator. Her first collection of poetry, The Inability of Words, is slated for a 2016 release.
Qandeel Baloch and the other 'Modest' Women
July 31, 2016
I love the sudden spurt of articles about Qandeel Baloch. She would've been so happy. Supremely confused, sure, but super happy. And I'm going to take this moment to point out the hypocrisy of a lot of people.
In Search of Sisterhood
May 30, 2016
I have my fair share of women I know. A few, I call close friends too. Two of my best friends, nay sisters, are women. However, despite going to an all women's college, I find myself craving an honest, true bond with another woman.
Why Should Straight People Care About Gay Rights?
February 23, 2016
Whenever I bring about the age-old 'gay agenda' on the table again, the question people ask me is, 'why?' They're not homophobic, and they're not intolerant. They're simply unaware.
October 12, 2015
A lot of men have asked me why feminism is something they should be bothered with. Ignoring the moderately problematic fact that men consider themselves the centerpieces of the universe and can't fathom the fact that someone, or something, might not have them as a crux of its existence, let's talk about why, indeed, feminism in important for men.
Feminism vs Equalism - a Clarification
August 31, 2015
The most consistent and vitriolic critique I receive when I claim I'm a feminist isn't my mother telling me I'll never marry anyone. It is, in fact, a reaction to the use of the word 'feminism'. There's a reason I call it the F word. It makes people cringe. It brings out emotions, and ideas that contradict and confuse.