Sunday, December 8, 2019
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.
Sexsomnia: The (Sub)Conscious Claws of Patriarchy?

Sexsomnia: The (Sub)Conscious Claws of Patriarchy?

Sexsomnia is a sleep disorder but is also used as a defense for sexual violence against women. What is a feminist's analysis of the situation?
These 5 New Startups Are Turning Heads And Changing Minds

These 5 New Startups Are Turning Heads And Changing Minds

These five Indian startups are looking to change mindsets when it comes to talking about some of our most personal needs, desires and the environment.

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Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.
Crime Patrol

‘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'.
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Why Mansplaining About Sexual Harassment Must Stop

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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.