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F.R.I.E.N.D.S

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

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

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
5 Punjabi Songs That Sums Up Present Day Sexism For You

5 Punjabi Songs That Sum Up Present Day Sexism For You

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Most of the Punjabi songs these days either show stalking or relationships where women are demanding things from their husbands and boyfriends.
Korean Dramas: Deconstructing Masculinities, Constructing Gender Stereotypes

Korean Dramas: Deconstructing Masculinities, Constructing Gender Stereotypes

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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.
All That Is Good About Sex And The City – Here Are 4 Reasons Why

4 Reasons Why All Is Good About Sex And The City

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Fifteen years ago, with its last episode, Sex and the City gave a whole new definition to female solidarity. While the underlying flaws in the series cannot be overlooked, it can also not be denied that the show has been an integral part of the popular culture.
20 Indian Songs That Are A Must For Your Feminist Playlist

20 Indian Songs That Are A Must For Your Feminist Playlist

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These are 20 Indian songs you need to listen to which will empower you and make you feel happy about being a woman.
Here's Why 'Zindagi Gulzar Hai' Is Not A Feminist Show

Here’s Why ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’ Is Not A Feminist Show

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Ladies and gentlemen, this is the women empowering serial- "Zindagi Gulzar hai"- a guide to middle class girls on how to achieve social mobility by remaining virginal and thus, marrying burger guys who can claim to deserve them after "being boys for most of their life".
feminist songs

10 Feminist Songs To Listen To When The Patriarchy Has Got You Down

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Gather round, feminists! It's exhausting work raging against The Man, so how about you play these feminist songs for a musical pick-me-up?
The TV Show Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki' Fails The Intersex Community

The TV Show ‘Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki’ Fails The Intersex Community

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Despite having an intersex protagonist,'Shakti' is stereotypical saas-bahu soap and steers clear of actual problems faced by the community.
The Utter Failure Of Karan Johar's 'Brew-mance'

The Utter Failure Of Karan Johar’s ‘Brew-mance’

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The 12th episode of Koffee with Karan shows how toxic masculinity, privileged talk, misogyny, sexism, and ignorance is highly normalised in India and Hardik Pandya has become the epitome of it.

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Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

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The eco-conscious health responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in India have revealed the heterosexist, racial, ageist, casteist, and classist prejudices of an overt Hindu-Brahminical society. The idea of environmentalism driven by capitalism, nationalism, and cultural imperialism exploit marginalised humans, animals, and nature alike. Therefore, the discussions around epidemics, animal welfare, and climate change must be nothing but ecofeminist.
Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

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The layer that covers the entire crisis looks a lot like communal hatred or Islamophobia which is something that has been used in a country like India, time and again, to cover up the failings of a government.