Wednesday, November 20, 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.

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.
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|

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International Men’s Day: Men Need A Day Too, But Not For The Reasons MRAs Think So

International Men’s Day: Men Need A Day Too, But Not For The Reasons MRAs...

Let’s celebrate International Men’s Day to help boys and men become more compassionate, empathetic, expressive, and loving.
The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

Boo’s death replays a familiar trope on television that Angelica Bastién describes as “women in refrigerators”—in which female characters are killed to push the plot forward and fuel the angst of male characters. Fleabag takes this trope and puts a feminist spin on it.
4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

Movies have always helped start a complex conversation on issues like caste,and made its complexities slightly easier to believe and swallow.