Sunday, September 22, 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.

Infographic: 6 Subtle Signs That You Are Being Mansplained

Infographic: 6 Subtle Signs That You Are Being Mansplained

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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.
Tryst With Kink: Brushstrokes Of BDSM On My Sexuality

Tryst With Kink: Brushstrokes Of BDSM On My Sexuality

A myth buster on BDSM, the aritcle aims to talk about the personal journey of the author, masculinity, domination, submission and aftercare.
On Being Boys: An Open Letter To My 14-Year-Old Self

On Being Boys: An Open Letter To My 14-Year-Old Self

A short letter to my teenage self about peer pressure, masculinity, body positivity, sexuality and growing up as boys in modern India.
What Does #MenToo Mean In A World Where Women's Stories Are Still Dismissed?

What Does #MenToo Mean In A World Where Women’s Stories Are Still Dismissed?

As a response to the #MeTooIndia, we are witnessing the rise of #MenToo, aimed at protecting men from false sexual misconduct accusations.

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Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.
Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

The debate on the ‘Menstruation Benefit Bill’ tabled by Ninong Ering, a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, triggered widespread discussion on the need to have menstrual leave policy for working women every month.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.