Sunday, January 26, 2020

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.

Boyhood And The Dangers Of Toxic Masculinity

Boyhood And The Dangers Of Toxic Masculinity

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Suppressing emotions to shape themselves to be 'manly', toxic masculinity plays with the minds of boys from an early age.
How Harmful Is Patriarchy To Men And Boys

How Harmful Is Patriarchy To Men And Boys?

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Due to widespread patriarchy, boys often end up ignoring the possibility of sexual assaults and when they happen, they find it hard to believe it to be true. The toxic masculinity has internalised the idea that men can’t be raped or harassed.
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.
लिपस्टिक लगाने से रेप होगा: प्रोग्रसिव सोच का दोहरा सच | Feminism In India

‘लिपस्टिक लगाने से रेप होगा’: प्रोग्रसिव सोच का दोहरा सच

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पितृसत्ता में जीने वाले पुरुष प्रगतिशीलता का जामा पहनकर महिलाओं के खिलाफ सड़ी सोच और वीभत्स सोच को बढ़ावा देते है|
Mansplaining 101: Why Do Men Explain Things To Women?

Mansplaining 101: Why Do Men Explain Things To Women?

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Mansplaining refers to men explaining things to women that they might already know and comes from an assumed power position of ‘knowing’.
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.
How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

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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.
Dear Men, You Win. #NotAllMen

Dear Men, You Win. #NotAllMen

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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.

How Patriarchy Hurts Men Too

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I preface this post by pointing out that I identify as a feminist. That when I make the claim that gender rights are for...
Invisible Privileges

The Invisible Privileges Of Looking Like A Cis Male

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How do gender, identity and cis-passing privileges affect people's perceptions and navigation of the public space?

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10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

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Here’s a list of 10 women journalists who have carved a major space in the journalism world in 2019 and made their voices heard.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.