Monday, December 9, 2019

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 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.
Infographic: 6 Subtle Signs That You Are Being Mansplained

Infographic: 6 Subtle Signs That You Are Being Mansplained

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Mansplaining is most visible in the workplace, classrooms and gymnasiums. Women are mansplained in order to make them feel incompetent, in comparison to men.
"Just Joking": Peeking Into The Misogynistic Guys-Only WhatsApp Groups

“Just Joking”: Peeking Into The Misogynistic Guys-Only WhatsApp Groups

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If men keep sharing lewd remarks about women constantly on such WhatsApp groups, what effect would it have on the mindset of other people? They would have the same thought process while looking at women on roads and while working with them in offices.

I Am A Man And This Is How ‘Kabir Singh’ Is Damaging To Me

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Even as a young man who believes deeply in the innate equality and agency of women, I subconsciously get one step closer to normalizing threatening a woman who won’t sleep with me, just because a commercial movie with an attractive lead told me I could.

Suno Traces The Invisible Lines of Consent

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Suno voices the dissent against marital rape and domestic violence prevalent within the Indian society where sexual intercourse is mostly non-consensual
Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

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With a predictable plot, unnecessary violence, the resurgence of a broken hero and typical stalker-turned-lover relation, Kabir Singh is a painful three-hour experience for the viewer.
In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

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This is an interview of Merlin Heintzman Hope, a young father and an upcoming artist on paternity, masculinity, fatherhood and who performs and makes art with his son, Gael.
Meet Holland: Korea's First Openly Gay K-pop Idol

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

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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.

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Struggles In Sweatshops: The Irony Of Your ‘Feminist’ Graphic Tee

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Reports published by Global Labour Justice name GAP’s and H&M’s sweatshops as sites of regular abuse and violence faced by their workers in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia and Sri Lanka.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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