Sunday, January 26, 2020

Watch: Understanding Sexual Consent

Consent is freely given, reversible, informed, enthusiastic and specific. If an act doesn't follow through with all these points it is non-consensual. No definitely means no, but only yes means yes.

Suno Traces The Invisible Lines of Consent

Suno voices the dissent against marital rape and domestic violence prevalent within the Indian society where sexual intercourse is mostly non-consensual
Meet Holland: Korea's First Openly Gay K-pop Idol

Meet Holland: Korea’s First Openly Gay K-pop Idol

Korea's first openly gay k-pop idol, Holland, shatters the heteronormative K-pop industry and uses his music to address the violence faced by the sexual minorities.
Tryst With Kink: Brushstrokes Of BDSM On My Sexuality

Tryst With Kink: Brushstrokes Of BDSM On My Sexuality

A myth buster on BDSM, the aritcle aims to talk about the personal journey of the author, masculinity, domination, submission and aftercare.
Contraception Beyond Condoms: The Many Kinds Of Birth Control

Contraception Beyond Condoms: The Many Kinds Of Birth Control

It can be empowering to know that there are so many options in contraception available, and to be fully informed about safer sex!
Why The Enthusiastic Consent Model Is The Need Of The Hour

Why The Enthusiastic Consent Model Is The Need Of The Hour

As per the enthusiastic consent model when the instigator (usually the man) makes a sexual advance, he needs to look for consent that is affirmative, unambiguous and clearly upbeat in sentiment as well as in expression.
sex-strike

A Sexist And Exclusionary Sex-Strike Won’t Save Women Or Roe

A sex-strike by women being considered an effective response to the abortion bans reinforces sexist assumptions about women and sex.
Inside Mistress May’s (Hot Pink) Dungeon: A Review Of Netflix’s Bonding

Inside Mistress May’s (Hot Pink) Dungeon: A Review Of Netflix’s Bonding

The official Netflix puts the description as “A New York City grad student moonlighting as a dominatrix enlists her gay BFF from high school to be her assistant”.
Sex Politics In India: Why Is Female Pleasure Still A Taboo?

Sex Politics In India: Why Is ‘Female Pleasure’ Still A Taboo?

Sexual relations needs to be redefined, in terms of sexual liberation and more attention needs to be given to female pleasure.
Children Exploring Their Sexuality Is More Common Than You Might Think

Children Exploring Their Sexuality Is More Common Than You Might Think

Child sexuality is a taboo. Nobody talks about children exploring their sexuality, and engaging in sex play. Yet it is an everyday reality around the world.

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10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

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Here’s a list of 10 women journalists who have carved a major space in the journalism world in 2019 and made their voices heard.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
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‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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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'.