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.

The Misogyny And Deception Of Men's Rights Activism

The Misogyny And Deception Of Men’s Rights Activism

Men's rights activism derail feminist conversations; their sole purpose is to attack feminists rather than talk about genuine issues that men face.
Dear Men, You Win. #NotAllMen

Dear Men, You Win. #NotAllMen

Some men molested women for “fun” on New Year’s Eve in Bangalore, but there is a more pertinent issue that we must address - #NotAllMen.
11 Ways How Toxic Masculinity Hurts Men

11 Ways How Toxic Masculinity Hurts Men

Toxic masculinity is the model most men grow up with and it is natural they emulate it, mostly unquestioningly.
Angry Hindu Nationalist

The Angry Hindu Nationalist And The Melancholia Of Lost Masculinity

The angry Hindu nationalist male, caught in an evolving world he can't keep up with, has taken to his vicious worst to make his presence felt.
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.
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.
Boyhood And The Dangers Of Toxic Masculinity

Boyhood And The Dangers Of Toxic Masculinity

Suppressing emotions to shape themselves to be 'manly', toxic masculinity plays with the minds of boys from an early age.
Dear Men, Here’s Why ‘Believing’ in Gender Equality Doesn’t Make You A Feminist

Dear Men, Here’s Why ‘Believing’ in Gender Equality Doesn’t Make You A Feminist

The notion that some loose and half assed acknowledgement of a vague and libertarian idea of gender equality makes you a feminist is fiction
How To Be A Misogynist, Entitled, Sexist Man On The Internet – A 101

How To Be A Misogynist, Entitled, Sexist Man On The Internet – A 101

After eight months of research on what to insert into my vagina, ten years of actually having periods, and twenty one years of having a uterus it was stupid of me to actually believe I would know as much as men.
five things to say to a woman who thinks men have it tough too

5 Things To Tell A Woman Who Says “You Know, Men Have It Tough...

I've wondered how it'd feel to give a woman who fails to recognise male privilege and thinks men have it tough, a course in Patriarchy 101.

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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.
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.
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.