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.
Both hostile sexism and benevolent sexism are ways to establish male dominance and work towards a common goal of ensuring that gender inequality prevails.
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 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.
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.
When a father does invest in his child, we fawn over him and call his wife 'lucky', when in fact, it should just be 'normal'. Why is fatherhood devoid o domestic and childcare responsibilities?
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.
Talking about feminism in Kashmir is a tricky territory - women were deliberately getting pushed behind, from the most subtle to the most overt ways.
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, once upon a time, was just a word we studied in school, whose sole purpose was to differentiate the binary gender in society.