Monday, January 20, 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.

mansplaining

Why Mansplaining About Sexual Harassment Must Stop

1
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.

The Internalized Misogyny And Casteism Of Growing Up In A Brahmin Household

20
Growing up in a conservative Telugu Brahmin household, I have constantly battled with myself, my family members, and my community for the problematic views that the community I belong to holds.
college students

Fuchcha Feminism: 4 Ways To Kickstart College Life The Feminist Way

2
Your first month of college is an exciting time – let prejudice not be a part of it. Here's 4-step guide to prevent ignorance & bigotry!
The Progressive Husband And Benevolent Patriarchy On Quora

The “Progressive Husband” And Benevolent Patriarchy On Quora

9
Isn't it great when a progressive husband "allows" you a day of rest every week? Deconstructing a Quora post reeking of benevolent patriarchy.
Language Privilege In India Isn't As Straightforward As You Think

Language Privilege In India Isn’t As Straightforward As You Think

3
Language privilege is an often over-looked concept which in fact plays a crucial role in determining a person's position in our society.

Cultural Appropriation: What Is It And Why Is It Problematic?

5
Cultural appropriation is when dominant communities use traditions & cultural artefacts of marginalized communities without permission.
मायने दमन और विशेषाधिकार के | Feminism In India

मायने दमन और विशेषाधिकार के

0
विशेषाधिकार को स्वीकार करना एक असहज प्रक्रिया है| हो सकता है आप अपने आपको दोषी महसूस करें या फिर अपनी रक्षा के लिए ज़रूरी समझे|
brock turner and white male entitlement

What Brock Turner’s 3-Months Sentence Tells Us About White Male Entitlement

2
What is white male entitlement? If Brock Turner was black, he wouldn't be let off in 3-months because of 'good behaviour' for raping an unconscious and intoxicated woman.
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.
To The Straight Gender Binary Men Using The #MeToo Handle

To The Straight Gender Binary Men Using The #MeToo Handle

3
Rape culture doesn’t affect cishet gender binary men in the same manner that it affects us (but it does affect them).

What's Trending On FII?

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

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

0
We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.
Crime Patrol

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

1
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'.
Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest?

Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest?

0
Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right president, is infamously known globally for his regressive stances on abortion, anti-affirmative action, homosexuality and secularism.