The Recent UberPool Controversy Reminds Us Racism Thrives In India

The Recent UberPool Controversy Reminds Us Racism Thrives In India

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When news like the UberPool attack come out, everyone is enraged but they fail to check how they contribute to the culture of racism that is thriving and often brushed off everyday.
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Why We Need To Rethink Our ‘Criticism’ Of BTS And K-Pop

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Their rising fame of BTS has brought with it an alarming amount of scepticism. Some of it stemming from Western audiences unable to understand how music in another language could capture the hearts and minds of people all over the world.
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On Racism And How My Ladakhi Features Never Quite Fit The Indian Imagination

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My mongoloid features did not fit in anywhere in the homogenous-Hindu identity of India; not even in my own state of Jammu and Kashmir, and spurred many instances of racism.
The Problematic Representation Of Brown People In American Screens | Feminism In India

The Problematic Representation Of Brown People In American Screens

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What makes these shows with brown people leads difficult for me, is that every one of them vies for or ends up with a white individual.
Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

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Brands try to position their products as inclusive and diverse, but a recent racist ad by Dove shows how superficial this commitment often is.
North-East

The Assigned “North-East” Identity: Why India Is Not My Cup Of Tea

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I was really conscious of the ascribed North-East identity only when I left Shillong and arrived in Delhi.
Dear White People

Why You Need To Be Watching Netflix’s Dear White People

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Dear White People is centred on the lives of a minority group of black students navigating racial and other forms of discrimination in a predominantly white university.
A Meghalayan Woman Faces racist Humiliation In Delhi Golf Club

A Meghalaya Woman Faces Racist Humiliation In Delhi Golf Club

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Episodes of racism against the North-East Indians seem to have no end, as a Meghalaya woman faces racist humiliation in Delhi Golf Club.
Watch: Northeastern Woman Brilliantly Tackles Racial Stereotypes Using Satire

Watch: Northeastern Woman Brilliantly Tackles Racial Stereotypes Using Satire

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This Northeastern woman brilliantly took down all the racism of the Indian Mainland towards people of the Northeast in this satirical video.
We are a nation that hates black people

Violence In Noida: We Are A Nation That Hates Black People

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We are a nation that hates Africans. We are nation that is racist against Africans. We are a nation that has whitewashed our own skin colour.

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Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
Conversations With A Therapist On Mental Health During Lockdown

Conversations With A Therapist On Mental Health During Lockdown

While it seems like this lockdown seems to have offered us time, we perhaps need restructure our perspective; and try to look at the bigger picture.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.