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.
Masculinity, once upon a time, was just a word we studied in school, whose sole purpose was to differentiate the binary gender in society.
Suno voices the dissent against marital rape and domestic violence prevalent within the Indian society where sexual intercourse is mostly non-consensual
पितृसत्ता में जीने वाले पुरुष प्रगतिशीलता का जामा पहनकर महिलाओं के खिलाफ सड़ी सोच और वीभत्स सोच को बढ़ावा देते है|
Suppressing emotions to shape themselves to be 'manly', toxic masculinity plays with the minds of boys from an early age.
We are angry and rightfully so, because every time we step out in public, we have to make ourselves smaller, inconspicuous, just so that we can get to our destinations without having our bodies and space violated. That is something that cis gendered heterosexual men will never understand. So no, you don’t get to tell us what to do when we're harassed. And you definitely don’t get to decide what’s best for women.
A short letter to my teenage self about peer pressure, masculinity, body positivity, sexuality and growing up as boys in modern India.
What the definition of chivalry does not make clear, is that perhaps courtesies are only extended to women of a certain social class.
This week the multi-billion dollar razor company, Gillette came out with its commercial ‘We Believe: The Best Men Can Be’ and it has wreaked havoc for many.
The content of the Gillette ad hit closer to home than I was comfortable with. My imagination drew parallels between the video and my own life, and I felt repressed old memories stirring in the darkness of my mind.