Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Gender

In this section, find articles, video, images and artwork on gender, gender stereotypes and discrimination, gender fluidity and gender diversity.

Invisible Privileges

The Invisible Privileges Of Looking Like A Cis Male

How do gender, identity and cis-passing privileges affect people's perceptions and navigation of the public space?

Mother Dairy: Milk With a Dash of Misogyny

Let's talk about yet another commercial rife with regressive clichés about Indian women and their “place”. This one, a part of Mother Dairy’s "Ma Jaisi...
Meet Holland: Korea's First Openly Gay K-pop Idol

Meet Holland: Korea’s First Openly Gay K-pop Idol

Korea's first openly gay k-pop idol, Holland, shatters the heteronormative K-pop industry and uses his music to address the violence faced by the sexual minorities.

What Pain Women Overcome To Bring Femininity To The Table

Whenever I call her and tell her my body hurts, she tells me hers does too. It happens when you don’t take rest, she says. In the commonness of our pain, I wonder, if this is true for all women’s bodies.

Beti Bachao: No Female Child Born In 132 Villages Of Uttarakhand In Past Three...

The data provided by the Health Department states that not a single female child was born among the 216 children born in 132 villages of the district of Uttarkashi.

The Gendered Politics Of Stepwells In India: Space, Water And Religion

Subterranean water structures like stepwells (vav,Baoli/Baori), and stepped tanks (kund) dotted the dry and arid regions of Western India, especially Gujarat and Rajasthan, and formed the major source of groundwater for centuries.
Understanding Backlash: The Price For Transgressing Gender Norms

Understanding Backlash: The Price For Transgressing Gender Norms

Due to debilitating gender norms, events such as child marriage or unplanned pregnancy can have catastrophic implications on girls' future.

16 Powerful Stories Challenging Gender Stereotypes

Gender refers to socially constructed roles that are considered to be appropriate for individuals of a given sex in a given culture. Such gender...
Cook Thy Meal, Love Thy Body: Why I Am A Feminist Who Cooks

Cook Thy Meal, Love Thy Body: Why I Am A Feminist Who Cooks

I cook because cooking aligns with my feminist politics of loving thyself, loving thy family and friends, and loving thy environment.
Why We Need To Talk About The Gedi Route and Street Sexual Harassment in India

Why We Need To Talk About The Gedi Route And Street Sexual Harassment In...

The Gedi route somehow has also become a space of women’s harassment, dominated primarily by men, who are free to move about in it as women constantly look over their shoulder for approaching cars or loose remarks.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Asexuality is often misinterpreted as a lack of sex by society, this leads to conflict between the asexual community and the society at large.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.