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.
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.
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.
Mansplaining is most visible in the workplace, classrooms and gymnasiums. Women are mansplained in order to make them feel incompetent, in comparison to men.
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.
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 voices the dissent against marital rape and domestic violence prevalent within the Indian society where sexual intercourse is mostly non-consensual
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.
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.
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.