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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.

Rap It Up!—New Rap By Star Nick From MTV Hustle Is A Cringe-Fest

Nikita Sharma, better known as Star Nick, participated in MTV Hustle, a show wherein various talented individuals compete to determine the best rapper amongst them.
Korean Dramas: Deconstructing Masculinities, Constructing Gender Stereotypes

Korean Dramas: Deconstructing Masculinities, Constructing Gender Stereotypes

These Korean dramas tread on the murky path of deconstructing masculinity in many ways, and concurrently, construct and reinforce gender roles and norms in innumerable representations of romance.
John Clayton Mayer: A Feminist Revisits Her Far-From Teenage Crush

John Clayton Mayer: A Feminist Revisits Her Far-From-Childhood Crush

Instead of being a force for positive change, John Clayton Mayer entirely abused his platform at the peak of his career and popularity.
Cumbrous Corset Comeback: Rethinking The Cinched Waist

Cumbrous Corset Comeback: Rethinking The Cinched Waist

Corset should be a garment fitted for the needs of those who choose to wear it, not tangled in historical misconceptions.
The New Fun Foods Advertisement—Providing Food for Thought

The New Fun Foods Advertisement—Providing Food for Thought

It’s a clear message; so clear that it’s hard to miss—that cooking skills, care, concern, drive, labour etc., in the kitchen are inconsequential. The hero really is the jar of mayonnaise.
Feminists And The Kardashians: A Love-Hate Relationship

Feminists And The Kardashians: A Love-Hate Relationship

While I cannot dictate how the feminist in you should view them, here is a quick lay-down on the Kardashian-Jenner brand of feminism.
Netflix's Beecham House Review: A Woke White Orientalist’s Dream

Netflix’s Beecham House Review: A Woke White Orientalist’s Dream

Despite streaming on Netflix India, ‘Beecham House’, a British TV show that has been criticized heavily in the UK for its subpar writing and acting, has not ruffled any feathers among reviewers and critics based in India
how have sitcoms handled rejection

How Have Sitcoms Handled Rejection? | #JustNotInterested

Problematic scenes in sitcoms sometimes fail to catch the viewer’s attention because of their comic presentation.

TikTok In India: How Cyber Secure Is The App?

If we were to look into the collection of TikTok videos available on sites like YouTube, the trends that are seen with regards to the identity safety of users on the app can seem alarming.

Laugh Off The Sexism: The Counter Culture Of Feminist Memes

To combat the circulation of sexist memes, and stifle the sexist laugh, counter feminist memes are in circulation as well. These feminist memes employ subversive humour to overturn the sexist humour, being able to afford a laugh at their expense.

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B. Vijayalakshmi: The Physicist Who Fought Feudalistic Academia| #IndianWomenInHistory

B. Vijayalakshmi: The Physicist Who Fought Feudalistic Academia| #IndianWomenInHistory

B. Vijayalakshmi as a scientist is known to few. Yet, she is perhaps one of the most brilliant minds to have existed in the Indian Physics community. Although her life was cut short by cancer, never once did it waver her spirit from scientific curiosity and work, of politics and social awareness.
Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its Mothers?

Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its mothers?

A country’s maternal mortality rate is one of the most crucial indicators of how it prioritises it’s women.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.