Friday, December 6, 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.

On Being Boys: An Open Letter To My 14-Year-Old Self

On Being Boys: An Open Letter To My 14-Year-Old Self

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A short letter to my teenage self about peer pressure, masculinity, body positivity, sexuality and growing up as boys in modern India.
Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Exist. Believe Them.

Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Exist. Believe Them.

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The male survivors of child sexual abuse rarely report their abuse or seek professional help as they are often bogged down by the culture of toxic masculinity.
Fatherhood Childcare Domestic Responsibilites

When Will Fatherhood Include Domestic & Childcare Responsibilities?

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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?
What Does #MenToo Mean In A World Where Women's Stories Are Still Dismissed?

What Does #MenToo Mean In A World Where Women’s Stories Are Still Dismissed?

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As a response to the #MeTooIndia, we are witnessing the rise of #MenToo, aimed at protecting men from false sexual misconduct accusations.
Infographic: 6 Subtle Signs That You Are Being Mansplained

Infographic: 6 Subtle Signs That You Are Being Mansplained

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Mansplaining is most visible in the workplace, classrooms and gymnasiums. Women are mansplained in order to make them feel incompetent, in comparison to men.
Let's Talk About The Machismo In Politics And The Futility of it

Let’s Talk About The Machismo In Politics And The Futility of it

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Machismo in politics has been present long before politicians started using chest measurements and other such shows of strength to spread their propaganda.
In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

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This is an interview of Merlin Heintzman Hope, a young father and an upcoming artist on paternity, masculinity, fatherhood and who performs and makes art with his son, Gael.

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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.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
How Grindr, The Dating App Is Destroying My Mental Health

How Grindr, The Dating App Is Destroying My Mental Health

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The flip-side to using dating apps like Grindr is the mental exhaustion of constantly having to look “perfect”, the pressure of conforming to unrealistic body standards and the unhealthy expectation of requiring to be available for sex in order to meet another person for a first-time date.