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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.

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
Sorry Dave Chappelle, Your Netflix Special Isn't Funny At All

Sorry Dave Chappelle, Your Stand Up Show Isn’t Funny At All

Dave Chappelle has had a history of making problematic and offensive statements under the guise of “jokes” since he first started, quite like many other male stand-up comedians like him.
20 Indian Songs That Are A Must For Your Feminist Playlist

20 Indian Songs That Are A Must For Your Feminist Playlist

These are 20 Indian songs you need to listen to which will empower you and make you feel happy about being a woman.
Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman And The Refreshing Absence Of The Male Gaze

Wonder Woman is perhaps the most relatable big screen superherione I’ve come across, off-setting years of unidimensional female leads.
Hermione Granger

Ron Weasley Was The Worst Thing To Happen To Hermione Granger

For Hermione to qualify as a friend and as a substantial character, she had to be brilliant, provide the two boys with notes so they didn't fail, look over their homework, save their lives and occasionally take the blame for their rule-breaking.
Mrs. Maisel: Just As Marvellous As Before

Mrs. Maisel: Just As Marvellous As Before

Mrs. Maisel is one of the few women who refused to give in to conditioning.This is not to say that she is perfect: she is far from it. And that is what makes the show perfect.
How Advertisements Perpetuate Sexism & Gender-Based Violence

How Advertisements Perpetuate Sexism & Gender-Based Violence

Indian advertisements are serving the agenda of neo-liberalism by falsification of feminist discourse, and strengthening classist differentiation in society.
4 Things That Make One Day At A Time The Progressive Sitcom You Should Not Miss

4 Things That Make One Day At A Time The Progressive Sitcom You Should...

One Day At A Time does not only deal with sensitive issues such as mental health, racism, religion, and challenges faced by the migrants, but is also impressively unapologetic when it comes to gender-related subjects.
4 Times The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Was Savagely Feminist

4 Times The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Was Savagely Feminist

These are 4 scenes from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel that have been marvelous enough to scream to the whole world, “Yes we are feminists and we are on the path to conquer the world.”
Hotstar, Can We Face The Problem Instead Of Taking Down Episodes?

Hotstar, Can We Face The Problem Instead Of Taking Down Episodes?

Instead of apologising and assuming accountability for letting this episode be what it was, Hotstar, by choosing to distance itself announced its entry into the boys club!

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Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.
Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

The debate on the ‘Menstruation Benefit Bill’ tabled by Ninong Ering, a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, triggered widespread discussion on the need to have menstrual leave policy for working women every month.
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.