Friday, December 6, 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.

"Just Joking": Peeking Into The Misogynistic Guys-Only WhatsApp Groups

“Just Joking”: Peeking Into The Misogynistic Guys-Only WhatsApp Groups

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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.

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...
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.
How Men Can Be Part Of Feminist Movement Infographic

Infographic: How Can Men Be A Part of The Feminist Movement?

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Feminism is not a fight against men but a fight against the patriarchal system.Thus, it is important for men to be our allies as well.
chivalry

Is Chivalry A Subtle Form Of Sexism?

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What the definition of chivalry does not make clear, is that perhaps courtesies are only extended to women of a certain social class. 
Benevolent Sexism: Is Chivalry A Threat To Gender Equality?

Benevolent Sexism: Is Chivalry A Threat To Gender Equality?

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Both hostile sexism and benevolent sexism are ways to establish male dominance and work towards a common goal of ensuring that gender inequality prevails.

The 6 Myths Of Masculinity: Debunking The Notion Of The Alpha Male

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As an Indian feminist, I am deeply concerned about the detrimental effect of the media on men and boys in our country. There is considerable...
'Sir, What Gave You The Authority?': On Men Mansplaining Things To Women

‘Sir, What Gave You The Authority?’: On Men Mansplaining Things To Women

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It has never ceased to fascinate me how men have the confidence to talk down to women about something that they have no expertise on. #Mansplaining
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?

BOYS DON’T CRY: The gender guidelines and empowerment efforts

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Recently Vogue India has come up with an amazing mission of creating short videos to spread awareness on women empowerment, which is often being hashtagged...

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
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.
How Grindr, The Dating App Is Destroying My Mental Health

How Grindr, The Dating App Is Destroying My Mental Health

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The flip-side to using dating apps like Grindr is the mental exhaustion of constantly having to look “perfect”, the pressure of conforming to unrealistic body standards and the unhealthy expectation of requiring to be available for sex in order to meet another person for a first-time date.