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In this section find critical feminist analysis of pop culture in India and South Asia in the form of stories, images, videos, photos and reviews.

Shrimaan Shrimati

Shrimaan Shrimati And Other TV Shows Enjoy Reducing Women To ‘Daal’ And ‘Murgi’

Shrimaan Shrimati is making a comeback, titled Shrimaan Shrimati Phir Se. This show tested a concept of couples living as neighbours, where the men hit on each other’s wives.

Why We Need More Love Stories Like The ‘Other’ Love Story

The ‘Other’ Love Story is a refreshing treatment of the love story of two women and actively seeks to normalise this theme.
The Problematic Representation Of Brown People In American Screens | Feminism In India

The Problematic Representation Of Brown People In American Screens

What makes these shows with brown people leads difficult for me, is that every one of them vies for or ends up with a white individual.
Feminist Film Marketing Strategies Miss The Whole Point Of Feminism

‘Feminist’ Film Marketing Strategies Miss The Whole Point Of Feminism

It is important to reflect on the marketing strategies of so-called feminist films whose aim is to ultimately sell the films themselves.
television

Television And Its Cheap Thrills (Also Called ‘Entertainment’)

Entertainment television in India cashes in on an archaic understanding of gender-related issues for wide viewership.
A Feminist Reading Of Thor: Ragnarok

A Feminist Reading Of Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok attempts to stand out from the rest of the films in the MCU by better representation of its female characters.
aib

So, Just How Progressive Is AIB?

It would be ideal if women are included in every production of AIB, even when the conversation is not about sexual abuse or female sexuality.
female gaze

Dear Bollywood, When Will You Cater To The Female Gaze?

Women's stories and stories by women are important. We need more female directors in Bollywood, in order to do justice to female gaze.
music

Gender Stereotypes Based On The Music Playlist

Rock music found resonance with me as I found it to be aggressive and it was my means to question the world.
F.R.I.E.N.D.S

Why I Am Not So Fond Of F.R.I.E.N.D.S Anymore

F.R.I.E.N.D.S is homophobic, sexist, racist, transphobic and a show full of gender stereotypes like any other sitcom.

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Aijaz Sheikh

“Faith Healer” Aijaz Sheikh Has Sexually Abused Thousands Of Children

While pretending to be a faith healer, Aijaz Sheikh has subjected thousands of children in North Kashmir to sexual abuse.
Swathi Vadlamudi

The FIR Against Cartoonist Swathi Vadlamudi Should Make Us All Angry

Swathi Vadlamudi is a senior journalist based in Hyderabad who has an FIR lodged against her for posting a satirical image of Ram and Sita highlighting the era of rampant sexual violence that we live in.