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.

feminism in Kashmir

What It’s Like To Talk About Gender And Feminism In Kashmir

Talking about feminism in Kashmir is a tricky territory - women were deliberately getting pushed behind, from the most subtle to the most overt ways.
'Sir, What Gave You The Authority?': On Men Mansplaining Things To Women

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

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
masculinity

Being A Trans Man And The Pressures Of Masculinity

Masculinity, once upon a time, was just a word we studied in school, whose sole purpose was to differentiate the binary gender in society.
“Because I Am A Boy”: How Masculinity is Learned In Rural Madhya Pradesh

“Because I Am A Boy”: How Masculinity is Learned In Rural Madhya Pradesh

When do you realise that you’re a boy? When society tells you. Watch these boys in rural Madhya Pradesh talk about imbibing gender roles.
chivalry

Is Chivalry A Subtle Form Of Sexism?

What the definition of chivalry does not make clear, is that perhaps courtesies are only extended to women of a certain social class. 
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.
Invisible Privileges

The Invisible Privileges Of Looking Like A Cis Male

How do gender, identity and cis-passing privileges affect people's perceptions and navigation of the public space?
Mansplaining 101: Why Do Men Explain Things To Women?

Mansplaining 101: Why Do Men Explain Things To Women?

Mansplaining refers to men explaining things to women that they might already know and comes from an assumed power position of ‘knowing’.
लिपस्टिक लगाने से रेप होगा: प्रोग्रसिव सोच का दोहरा सच | Feminism In India

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

पितृसत्ता में जीने वाले पुरुष प्रगतिशीलता का जामा पहनकर महिलाओं के खिलाफ सड़ी सोच और वीभत्स सोच को बढ़ावा देते है|
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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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.