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You Are Not A ‘Male’ Feminist, You Are A Feminist

"Men who want to be feminists need not be given a space in feminism. They need to take the space they have in society and make it feminist." -Kelley Temple
How to Handle Sexist Jokes and Your Friends Who Find Them Funny

How to Handle Sexist Jokes and Your Friends Who Find Them Funny

Sexist jokes are not funny and I’m not laughing. In fact, they are offensive to women.
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The Angry Indian Feminist Manifesto

Opponents of gender equality often label women with strong opinions as 'aggressive' and 'crazy'. Feminists often find themselves pushed on the back foot by the tone-police that is quick to label us 'feminazis' for simply demanding an equal voice.
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On Becoming A Feminist, And Other Mundane Things

I did not know what feminism meant, but I remember being told I’m too rough for a girl. Or, was it bold? Or, rude? I don’t remember – there were many words that I was associated with, and believe it or not, I actually used to like them.
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The F-Word: 10 Common Myths About Feminism Debunked

"Feminists have no sense of humour" and other myths about feminism debunked!

Deconstructing Privilege: Equality, Equity & Justice

More often than not, when we are at a privileged position in the society with respect to a particular section or group, we fail to acknowledge it as what it is: a privilege.

An Open Letter To The Anti-feminists In My Life (And Yours)

Hello you. Yes, you. Don’t try to slink away. You know who you are. You are the pretty young college girl, who declares feminism isn’t for me when a professor asks. You are the macho man, who laughs when he meets feminist women.

To Be A Part Of The Feminist Movement: 10 Tips To My Male Friends

Feminism sometimes suffers from misinterpretation, social trolling, and a sort of xenophobia (as if it's a strange object) and hence its voice needs to reach the male audience, who play a significant role inside the patriarchal cage.

Making Up Your Mind About Make-Up And Feminism

What does feminism say about make-up?

9 Simple Yet Powerful Posters That Explain Feminism 101

Feminism 101: Feminism is not hating men. Feminism is not saying women are superior to men. Feminism is a battle against sexism of any kind.

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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.
How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

When it comes to rape, Tamil cinema cannot seem to get the message right. There are hundreds of movies where rape is reduced to just a joke.
A Pro's Guide On How To Fight Body Shaming

A Pro’s Guide On How To Fight Body Shaming

Body shaming makes you a pro at dealing with it and that is extremely mean of the world which is inhabited by billions of human beings and so many body types.