Monday, February 24, 2020

Privilege

In this section, find articles, images, video and artwork on how caste, class, gender, body, religion and various other kinds of privilge works in oppressing the marginalized communities in India and South Asia.

male privilege

Male Privilege And Entitlement In India – A 101 Explainer Piece

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Being born a heterosexual male immediately entitles you to a set of privileges you never signed up for. Male privilege is one of them.
Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

Are Men Oppressed Too? Understanding Oppression Through Marilyn Frye

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While men too face disadvantages in the patriarchal system, can we call it “oppression”? Marilyn Frye answers these in her work 'Oppression'.
The Progressive Husband And Benevolent Patriarchy On Quora

The “Progressive Husband” And Benevolent Patriarchy On Quora

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Isn't it great when a progressive husband "allows" you a day of rest every week? Deconstructing a Quora post reeking of benevolent patriarchy.
To The Straight Gender Binary Men Using The #MeToo Handle

To The Straight Gender Binary Men Using The #MeToo Handle

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Rape culture doesn’t affect cishet gender binary men in the same manner that it affects us (but it does affect them).
101 On Solidarity: What Does It Even Mean? | Feminism in India

101 On Solidarity: What Does It Even Mean?

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With people using the word solidarity now more than usual, let's examine what the word means, and what is the goal of solidarity?
AskMen India

The #NotAllMen Video By AskMen India Is What Male Entitlement Looks Like

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The #NotAllMen video by AskMen India coddles men and make them seem like they are not mature enough to understand the complexity of the situation.
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.
Your Handy Primer To Oppression And Privilege 101

Privilege 101: Your Handy Primer To Oppression And Privilege

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Discourses of identity politics and minority rights are often peppered with the words 'privilege' and 'oppression.' So what does privilege really mean?
Feminist Privilege

Privilege And The City Feminist: On My Right To Speak Up

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Do I have no right to talk about women's issues because of my privilege, & because I hadn't actually experienced the worst of the worst?
White Mediocrity

White Mediocrity v/s PoC Excellence: A Thinkpiece

From makeup to movies to even lingerie brands with their skewered understanding of the word 'nude', the message is loud and clear. If you, God forbid, possess more melanin than some, then you're going to have a tough time, and there is nothing you can do about it at all.

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Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
stock images rape

Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

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A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.