I want to be free, but patriarchy and capitalism tether me!
Every aspect of reality is gendered. ~ Kumkum Sangari. These words are exceptionally powerful and loaded with meaning. It holds extensive experiential truth, especially for women, who are marginal figures in these “realities.” But this oppressive reality of women is partly outside of her. A part of this reality has been introjected through a long […]Read More
Pride with OFC, 2022
In the month of June 2022, One Future Collective organized #PrideWithOFC, a month-long initiative to celebrate our queerness, build solidarity, and learn together about queer identities and politics. During Pride Month we: Built knowledge and visibility for the concerns of queer folks; Advocated for queer rights and liberation in our ecosystems; Nurtured safe spaces for […]Read More
Who decides what queerness looks like?
Am I queer? Yes. Do I tell people I am queer? No. It has been about 4 years since I realised that I do not really fit into the neatly labelled box of heterosexuality. In hindsight, of course, I always felt like I didn’t fit in, but back then I did not have the […]Read More
Pride with OFC: Over the Years
As a queer and youth-led organization, the centering of queer experiences in the systems we inhabit forms a crucial element of our work at One Future Collective. Pride Month is an opportunity for us to learn about and reflect on queer lived realities, informing our work towards queer rights and freedoms throughout the year. We […]Read More
Indigenous Climate Activist in India / South Asia | Earth Day 2022
“Are we able?” “Yes.” “Are we willing?” “That’s the unanswered question.” Those were the two questions proposed by Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin (State in the US) regarding our ability to fight for climate change, who originated the idea to celebrate Earth Day. This idea came through when the Senator witnessed massive oil spills […]Read More
Feminist Justice and Trauma-Informed Support in Institutions
On 27th March 2022, One Future Collective hosted an IG Live on ‘Feminist Justice and Trauma-Informed Support in Institutions’ hosted by Shreya, Senior Program Officer at One Future Collective. She was joined by Ashita, a lawyer pursuing her Master of Laws from Harvard Law School, and Disha, an activist and social researcher. The conversation revolved […]Read More