Saturday, December 7, 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.

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’.
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|
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.
Questioning Gender Roles: Boys Do Bhangra While Girls Shake Their Booty

Questioning Gender Roles: Boys Do Bhangra While Girls Shake Their Booty

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Pink versus blue, pretty versus brave: the childhood landscape is mined with pernicious gender roles and stereotypes that dictate how we behave as adults.
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.
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 To Be A Misogynist, Entitled, Sexist Man On The Internet – A 101

How To Be A Misogynist, Entitled, Sexist Man On The Internet – A 101

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After eight months of research on what to insert into my vagina, ten years of actually having periods, and twenty one years of having a uterus it was stupid of me to actually believe I would know as much as men.
11 Ways How Toxic Masculinity Hurts Men

11 Ways How Toxic Masculinity Hurts Men

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Toxic masculinity is the model most men grow up with and it is natural they emulate it, mostly unquestioningly.
The Misogyny And Deception Of Men's Rights Activism

The Misogyny And Deception Of Men’s Rights Activism

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Men's rights activism derail feminist conversations; their sole purpose is to attack feminists rather than talk about genuine issues that men face.
mansplaining

Why Mansplaining About Sexual Harassment Must Stop

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We are angry and rightfully so, because every time we step out in public, we have to make ourselves smaller, inconspicuous, just so that we can get to our destinations without having our bodies and space violated. That is something that cis gendered heterosexual men will never understand. So no, you don’t get to tell us what to do when we're harassed. And you definitely don’t get to decide what’s best for women.

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Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
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.