Friday, February 21, 2020

Disability

In this section, find articles, reviews, interviews, art work, poems and photo-essays on disability, gender and sexuality by Feminism in India.

Tinder

Disabling Tinder: Online Dating For Women With Disabilties

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Is it possible to argue for a separate app, functioning as Tinder, for the disabled? However, this just reminds me of the world where the pure-bloods should not associate with the “mudbloods”.
Hichki

Hichki Film Review: Rejecting Toxic Standards Of Normalcy

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Hichki beautifully depicts how persons with disorders and disabilities, as well as economically disadvantaged persons, are singled out.
women with disabilities

So How Has Indian Cinema Portrayed Women With Disabilities?

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Indian cinema always portrays ‘disability’ on the screen in a listless and strange manner when it comes to the depiction of women with disabilities.
Why Should Marriage For Women With Disabilities Be Such A Burden?

Why Should Marriage For Women With Disabilities Be Such A Burden?

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Women with disabilities are in no way diminished or incapable of choosing a partner for themselves, just because they have disabilities.
Arunima Sinha

Arunima Sinha And The Life Lessons She Can Teach Us

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An erstwhile national volleyball and football athlete, Arunima Sinha is the first woman with an amputation to scale Mount Everest.
Why Is Media Coverage Of Violence Against Disabled Women Still Scant?

Why Is Media Coverage Of Violence Against Disabled Women Still Scant?

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Responsible, ethical reporting of violence against women with disabilities, demand greater understanding of the broader context, empathy and willingness to report without creating ripples of sensations. 
sixth happiness

Sixth Happiness Film: Disability And Sexuality Are Not Mutually Exclusive

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Sixth Happiness stayed away from the trope of persons with disabilities who can do no wrong and are in constant need of protection.
On Blindness And The Need For A More Accessible Internet | #DigitalHifazat

On Blindness And The Need For A More Accessible Internet | #DigitalHifazat

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Technology has made leaps in helping blind people live a fuller life, however, it's not enough. A more accessible internet should be the future.
Watch: How Do Women With Disabilities Experience The Internet? | #DigitalHifazat

Watch: How Do Women With Disabilities Experience The Internet? | #DigitalHifazat

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On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, let's look at how women with disabilities experience and navigate the internet.
women with disabilities

Love And Dating For Women With Disabilities

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One barrier for women with disabilities in making interpersonal connections with the outside world is lack of accessibility of public spaces.

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stock images rape

Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.