Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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.

Dear Men, Here’s Why ‘Believing’ in Gender Equality Doesn’t Make You A Feminist

Dear Men, Here’s Why ‘Believing’ in Gender Equality Doesn’t Make You A Feminist

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The notion that some loose and half assed acknowledgement of a vague and libertarian idea of gender equality makes you a feminist is fiction

To Be A Part Of The Feminist Movement: 10 Tips To My Male Friends

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Feminism sometimes suffers from misinterpretation, social trolling, and a sort of xenophobia (as if it's a strange object) and hence its voice needs to reach the male audience, who play a significant role inside the patriarchal cage.

Don’t Mancriminate – A Sad Marketing Ploy To Grab Eyeballs!

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I recently came across a video titled Don’t Mancriminate which is part of a campaign that claims to fight for ‘men's rights’. The almost-five...

Boy, Interrupted: The Role Of Men In The Feminist Movement

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When the I Need Feminism campaign was started by the Feminism in India, after successful similar endeavours at the Oxford and Cambridge universities, social...

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...

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...

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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Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

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A feminist intervention (no matter how much you may disdain because nation comes first), refuses to sabotage the movement with sexist and casteist slurs to be thrown in the face of power.
Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest?

Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest

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Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right president, is infamously known globally for his regressive stances on abortion, anti-affirmative action, homosexuality and secularism.
"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

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We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.