Thursday, December 5, 2019

Gender

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

Debunking Abortion Myths About Mothers On Mother’s Day

Debunking Abortion Myths About Mothers On Mother’s Day

This mothers day, let's learn that many women have abortions to control the size of their families and to preserve their limited resources for their living children.

Mona Lisa Smile: A Fascinating Depiction of Performing Gender Codes

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Mona Lisa Smile begs the Zizekian question- where is the ‘freedom of choice’?

Here’s How Advertisements Break And Redefine Gender Stereotypes

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Advertisements are used to sell stuff to people who might not need it in the first place. That is the main reason corporations spend...
Men’s Rights Activism Needs To Stop Demanding Space From Feminist Activism

Men’s Rights Activism Needs To Stop Demanding Space From Feminist Activism

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Men face problems. Women face problems. But it is important to address them in their rightful space. Here are some ways in which men’s rights activism attempts to usurp the space that feminist activism creates for itself
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Resting Bitch Face: Why Are Only Women Accused Of Having It?

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Women with resting bitch face have been accused of "having a face" that doesn't sit well with feminine demeanour and male expectations of femininity.
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Women Should Be Younger Than Their Husbands And Other Lessons Of Patriarchy

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To unlearn the lessons of patriarchy, solidarity between women and teaching about equality has to start from the homes themselves.
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

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I cook because cooking aligns with my feminist politics of loving thyself, loving thy family and friends, and loving thy environment.
Men Are Not Funny: Privileged Jokes Are Mere Expressions Of Power

The Business Of Humour Is A ‘Man’s Job’ – But They Aren’t Even Funny?

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Until recently, funny jokes have only been a culmination of sexist and casteist tropes that thrive on dehumanisation of the minorities.

Understanding Gender And Rethinking Gender Roles

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In 'Night to his Day', Judith Lorber highlights the paranoia of classifying the gender of a person right from the moment of birth. She shows...
6 Times Desi Women Reclaimed Public Spaces As Their Own

6 Times Desi Women Reclaimed Public Spaces As Their Own

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Normalising the idea that women too can loiter allows us to reclaim public spaces and also assert our identities as part of the society.

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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.
How Grindr, The Dating App Is Destroying My Mental Health

How Grindr, The Dating App Is Destroying My Mental Health

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The flip-side to using dating apps like Grindr is the mental exhaustion of constantly having to look “perfect”, the pressure of conforming to unrealistic body standards and the unhealthy expectation of requiring to be available for sex in order to meet another person for a first-time date.
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

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.