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Axone: The Problematic Representation Of The Nepali Community In The Film

Axone: The Problematic Representation Of The Nepali Community In The Film

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Dear makers of Axone, Nepali women need not be othered from empowerment. Axone betrays a decent portrayal of a Nepali character even when Upasana centres the maximum screen presence throughout the film.
Discarding The Bra: Shedding Oppressive Heteropatriarchal Habits During Lockdown

Discarding Our Bras: Shedding Oppressive Heteropatriarchal Habits During Lockdown

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For many women, the bra is believed to be just another body part. The bra today is not simply a piece of cloth, but has the larger politics of gender identity, oppression and social construction attached to it.
As An African Man In India, I Am Guilty Of Silently Hiding Behind A Smile

As An African Man In India, I Am Guilty Of Silently Hiding Behind A...

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I am guilty of my silence. When my friends and acquaintances (who are not black) would dare usher the word, I would often myself refraining from responding, because for the longest while, I did not feel like being the spokesperson for all black people.