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Dear 'Real Men', It Is Time For You To Come Out Of The ' Man Box '

Dear ‘Real Men’, It Is Time For You To Come Out Of The ‘...

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Man box is a metaphor for all the qualities you think a real man should have, qualities that have been relentlessly put into your head from the very beginning of your existence.
Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

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This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.
Fear Of Fearless Women In CAA Protests: Male Politicians And Their Fragile Masculinities

Fear Of Fearless Women In CAA Protests: Male Politicians And Their Fragile Masculinities

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Anurag Thakur also commented recently that the process of clearing Shaheen Bagh, the epicentre of anti CAA protest, will begin once the BJP comes to power in Delhi. 'Unfortunately', people of Delhi decided to do otherwise.
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.
Big Boss 13: Another Season Of Misogyny, Violence And Toxic Masculinity

Big Boss 13: Another Season Of Misogyny, Violence And Toxic Masculinity

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The 13th installation of the controversial show Bigg Boss has been the longest running season ever in the history of this show, for many reasons, right and wrong.
Man-struation Or Irritable Male Syndrome: "Dear Men, Are You IMSing?"

Man-struation Or Irritable Male Syndrome: “Dear Men, Are You IMSing?”

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Irritable Male Syndrome or IMS is not a recognised medical ailment. Endocrinologist from Comenius University, Peter Celec, published a study in 2002 that showed the both men and women experience lunar rhythms of testosterone, for men on day 18 of a 30 day cycle.
Why Do We Need To Reject Toxic Masculinity For Our Mental Health?

Why We Need To Reject Toxic Masculinity For Better Mental Health

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Women suffer from anxiety disorders and chronic depression, resulting from toxic masculinity by the virtue of being in relationships with men.
The Many Masculinities In Bollywood: 1960s To The Present

The Many Masculinities In Bollywood: 1960s To The Present

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Many movies even now promote misogyny and broody behavior of men. It is a long journey and we need to keep revisiting the old and new times of masculinities portrayed in Bollywood.
K Sivan— Men Crying In Public And The Larger Message It Carries

K Sivan— Men Crying In Public And The Larger Message It Carries

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In a more local context, we’ve seen the public criticize ISRO Chairperson K Sivan for crying when Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram Lander failed to touch down on the Moon’s surface.
Mard Ko Dard Kyon Nahin Hota?— On Hegemonic Masculinity

Mard Ko Dard Kyon Nahin Hota?— On Hegemonic Masculinity

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The fact is that a sexual assault can happen to anyone but because of the stereotypical notions of hegemonic masculinity, men refuse to be portrayed as a victim of a situation.

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Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Marriage Project is a legal project that aims to legalize same-sex marriage in India. According to Guruswamy and Katju, there is a legal and social aspect to this project.