Home Culture Pop Culture

Pop Culture

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.

Lights, Camera, Action: A Review Of Vice India's Series On Pornography

Lights, Camera, Action: A Review Of Vice India’s Series On Pornography

1
'Lights, Camera, Action' dismantles India's hypocritical and regressive views on pornography and encourages open discussions about sexuality.
Disney Ups Its Game: The Six Most Progressive Disney Princesses

Disney Ups Its Game: The 6 Most Progressive Disney Princesses

0
These progressive Disney princesses have moved away from avatars of old-fashioned, submissive women and are independent, strong and diverse.
Why I Stopped Watching Reality Shows: TV Anchors And Casual Sexism

Why I Stopped Watching Reality Shows: TV Anchors And Casual Sexism

1
After growing up, I basically ended up despising almost all of the reality shows, not because of the contestants, but because of the insensitive 'jokes' of the anchors, which never made any sense to me.
Pakistani Designers Stir Controversy With New Campaign Glamourising Rape Culture

Pakistani Designers Stir Controversy With New Campaign Glamourising Rape Culture

0
Rape culture and street harassment are real problems faced by women in Pakistan on a daily basis. The solution to these problems is discussion about them on open platforms instead of trying to shroud the facts.
Netflix's Queer Eye Breaks Social Constructs Even Within The Queer Community

Netflix’s Queer Eye Breaks Social Constructs Even Within The Queer Community

0
Entering in 2018, the Netflix series Queer Eye, has gained significant popularity due to its groundbreaking content which defies historically set conventions of gender identity at large.
Netflix's To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before Is Back, But P.S. How Do I Love You?

Netflix’s To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before Is Back, But P.S. How Do...

0
The story of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before: P.S. I Still Love You goes on to revolve around the ‘sometimes you have to kiss the wrong man to know who is right for you’ narrative.
FridaMoji

FridaMoji Is Exactly The Upgrade Your Emoji Keyboard Needed!

0
An LA graphic designer created the FridaMoji keyboard, honouring the legendary feminist painter Frida Kahlo, and we can't get enough of them!
An Open Letter In Response To Aditi Mittal’s Video On Bra Shopping

An Open Letter In Response To Aditi Mittal’s Video On Bra Shopping

3
A friend shared your video on bra shopping with me and he said it was hilarious. I watched it. And then, somewhere in the end, you made a joke on men groping women's breasts in crowded public places.

What Exactly Is Happening With Ishqbaaaz And Why Is Star India Still Silent About...

16
The makers of Ishqbaaaz have chosen a direction that does disservice to the female protagonist, the show, and everything the channel supposedly stands for.
Cumbrous Corset Comeback: Rethinking The Cinched Waist

Cumbrous Corset Comeback: Rethinking The Cinched Waist

0
Corset should be a garment fitted for the needs of those who choose to wear it, not tangled in historical misconceptions.

What's Trending On FII?

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

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

2
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

7
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

0
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.