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Dear Filmmakers, It's Time To Normalise Non-Gendered Roles!

Dear Filmmakers, It’s Time To Normalise Non-Gendered Roles!

New age scriptwriters are investing time in creating non-gendered character roles but in order to look at it as an everyday affair, it has to be normalised. We need to see men and women in their self-chosen roles which are neither venerated nor condemned.
Kaala And Its Triumphant Subversions Of Caste And Gender Roles

Kaala And Its Triumphant Subversions Of Caste And Gender Roles

Kaala highlights the role of politics in the victimisation of Dalits and their struggles to attain their rights of selfhood and dignity.
Ocean’s 8 Is The Dissatisfying Second Prize Women Did Not Need

Ocean’s 8 Is The Dissatisfying Second Prize Women Did Not Need

Ocean’s 8, directed by Gary Ross, is underplayed to keep it less popular than The Ocean’s Trilogy, and it is not okay.
Magalir Mattum, an all-female starrer, is the first Tamil movie to deal with the sensitive issue of sexual harassment at workplace.

Magalir Mattum (1994) Continues To Get The Feminist Approval All The Way In 2018

Magalir Mattum, an all-female starrer, is the first Tamil movie to deal with the sensitive issue of sexual harassment at workplace.
The powerful scenes in Sairat which elaborate on how embedded caste is in the social fabric are handled terribly in Dhadak.

Dhadak Fails to Understand What Made Sairat Special

The powerful scenes in 'Sairat' which elaborate on how embedded caste is in the social fabric are handled terribly in 'Dhadak'.
औरतों की अनकही हसरतें खोलती है लस्ट स्टोरी | Feminism In India

औरतों की अनकही हसरतें खोलती है ‘लस्ट स्टोरी’

लस्ट स्टोरी समाज के अलग-अलग तबके में आधी आबादी के उस आधे किस्से को बयाँ करती है जिसे हमेशा चरित्रवान और चरित्रहीन के दायरें में समेटा गया है|
Divya Bharathi's 'Kakkoos' Exposes The Casteist Reality Behind Manual Scavenging

Divya Bharathi’s ‘Kakkoos’ And The Casteist Reality Of Manual Scavenging

In her documentary 'Kakkoos', Divya Bharathi showcases the struggles of Dalits who are caught in the occupation of manual scavenging.
Chameli Is Nobody’s Kutiya | Feminism In India

Chameli Is Nobody’s Kutiya

Chameli attempts to present sex workers as full people, not in the usual binaries of victim-saviour or progressive-backward.
Ant-Man And The Wasp Is Marvel's First Female-Led Superhero Movie!

Ant-Man And The Wasp Is Marvel’s First Female-Led Superhero Movie!

Ant-Man and the Wasp is huge! It is the MCU’s first film with a legit female superhero lead – one that’s in the title and everything.
Will Bollywood Ever Hold Its Stars Accountable For Their Actions?

Will Bollywood Ever Hold Its Stars Accountable For Their Actions?

We now need our Bollywood men to face penalties, both social and legal, which they have easily brushed off for ages.

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5 Things That Changed When I Moved Away From Home

5 Things That Changed When I Moved Away From Home

Once I moved away from home, my independent lifestyle gave me confidence and helped me grow as a person and as a feminist.
Language Privilege In India Isn't As Straightforward As You Think

Language Privilege In India Isn’t As Straightforward As You Think

Language privilege is an often over-looked concept which in fact plays a crucial role in determining a person's position in our society.
Whose Stories Are Told In Indian History?

Whose Stories Are Told In Indian History?

How a person thinks of history has a lot to do with where they come from, where their origins lie, and also where they actually belong.