Gender

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

Everest Masala Now Comes With Gender Roles Served With Dinner

The commercial starts with a woman in her office, thinking of, or rather vividly picturing her daughter asking her "Aaj kya banega?" (What will...

Dear Amul, Why Do Toys Have Gender Roles?

The media is constantly bombarding us with images - billboards, commercials, films, sitcoms - all of which have a huge impact on the way...

Mona Lisa Smile: A Fascinating Depiction of Performing Gender Codes

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

Understanding Gender And Rethinking Gender Roles

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...
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17 Ways Popular Media Like Television & Cinema Could Be More Gender-Sensitive

We have compiled a set of recommendations which the popular media could follow to make their content more gender-sensitive.

Women In India: On Contradictions and Clichés

“One of the most enduring clichés about India is that it is the country of contradictions. Like all clichés, this one too has a...
9 Things An Indian Woman Needs Freedom From This I-Day

9 Things An Indian Woman Needs Freedom From This I-Day

Despite being a free nation, women are need freedom from basic things in India. This article lists down some of them.

Why Women’s Rights In Sports Is Also A Feminist Issue

USA beat Japan last night, but do women in sports get their due?

Here’s How Advertisements Break And Redefine Gender Stereotypes

Advertisements are used to sell stuff to people who might not need it in the first place. That is the main reason corporations spend...

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...

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Indian Scientists Protest Against The Pseudo-Science Propagated by Indian Science Congress

Indian Scientists Protest Against The Pseudo-Science Propagated by Indian Science Congress

Scientists across the country took to the streets to protest for an end to presentations at the Indian Science Congress that promote unscientific personal beliefs.

Why Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s #MeToo Episode Was Perfect In Its Portrayal

It was incredibly refreshing to see the #MeToo movement portrayed on Brooklyn Nine-Nine with such honesty.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj