Masculinity

In this section, find articles, images, videos and artwork on toxic masculinity, gender sensitisation for men and boys and how can men be feminist allies.

The Hue And Cry About The Gillette Commercial

The Hue And Cry About The Gillette Commercial

This week the multi-billion dollar razor company, Gillette came out with its commercial ‘We Believe: The Best Men Can Be’ and it has wreaked havoc for many.
Fatherhood Childcare Domestic Responsibilites

When Will Fatherhood Include Domestic & Childcare Responsibilities?

When a father does invest in his child, we fawn over him and call his wife 'lucky', when in fact, it should just be 'normal'. Why is fatherhood devoid o domestic and childcare responsibilities?
महिला उत्पीड़न की पहली जगह है घर | Feminism In India

महिला उत्पीड़न की पहली जगह है घर

हम बेटा पैदा होने पर तो नहीं बोलते की ‘देवता आया है’ तो बेटी को दिव्य क्यों बनाते हैं?  क्या इसलिए ताकि हम उसे हमेशा देवी के ढोंग के तले उसे उसके मानव अधिकारों से वंचित रखें?
पूंजीवादी पितृसत्ता करती है पुरुष पर वार | Feminism In India

पूंजीवादी पितृसत्ता करती है पुरुष पर वार

एक तरफ तो पूंजीवादी पितृसत्ता सामाजिक रूप से दबाव डालने की कोशिश में है और दूसरे की क्षमताओं के दमन की कोशिश में|
आज भी जिन्दा है परिवार में स्त्री-मुक्ति के सवाल | Feminism In India

आज भी जिन्दा है परिवार में स्त्री-मुक्ति के सवाल

परिवार के यथार्थ में स्त्री के मुक्ति के सवालों पर पितृसत्तात्मक समाज इसमें भी औरत को ही दोषी मानता है। औरत को खुद ही उसकी हालत के लिए जिम्मेदार माना गया है|
पुरुषों के लिए भी खतरनाक है पितृसत्ता | Feminism In India

पुरुषों के लिए भी खतरनाक है पितृसत्ता

पितृसत्तात्मक विचारधारा मर्द के लिए भी उतनी ही घातक है जितनी कि एक औरत के लिए| इसमें ज्यादा नुकसानदायक बात यह है कि मर्द को इसके नुकसान कई बार पता भी नहीं चलते और वो बस खुद में कुंठित होता रहता है|
Dance Like a Man

Review Of Dance Like A Man: Society’s Desire For Wholistic Masculinity

Mahesh Dattani, through his play Dance Like a Man, throws light upon the patriarchal and heterosexual post-independence setup of the Indian society where this play is set.
feminism in Kashmir

What It’s Like To Talk About Gender And Feminism In Kashmir

Talking about feminism in Kashmir is a tricky territory - women were deliberately getting pushed behind, from the most subtle to the most overt ways.
पदमावत फिल्म के विरोधी बलात्कार पर चुप क्यों रहते हैं? | Feminism In India

पदमावत फिल्म के विरोधी बलात्कार पर चुप क्यों रहते हैं?

पदमावत फिल्म पर युवा-वर्ग का विरोध और लगातार बढ़ती बलात्कार की घटनाओं पर इनकी चुप्पी इस बात को दिखाती है कि युवा सही मुद्दों से भटकर बेतुकी बातों के लिए हिंसा का रास्ता इख्तियार कर रहे है। 
'Sir, What Gave You The Authority?': On Men Mansplaining Things To Women

‘Sir, What Gave You The Authority?’: On Men Mansplaining Things To Women

It has never ceased to fascinate me how men have the confidence to talk down to women about something that they have no expertise on. #Mansplaining

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All That Is Good About Sex And The City – Here Are 4 Reasons Why

4 Reasons Why All Is Good About Sex And The City

Fifteen years ago, with its last episode, Sex and the City gave a whole new definition to female solidarity. While the underlying flaws in the series cannot be overlooked, it can also not be denied that the show has been an integral part of the popular culture.
Sant Ravidas And His Fight Against Casteism

Sant Ravidas And His Fight Against Casteism

Ravidas, also famously called as Raidas, was a cobbler, saint, poet, philosopher, and social reformer, all rolled into one, who employed bhakti as a method of social protest against the centuries-old system of untouchability. Some mistake his trajectory of spiritualism for sanskritisation.
How Harmful Is Patriarchy To Men And Boys

How Harmful Is Patriarchy To Men And Boys?

Due to widespread patriarchy, boys often end up ignoring the possibility of sexual assaults and when they happen, they find it hard to believe it to be true. The toxic masculinity has internalised the idea that men can’t be raped or harassed.