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Netflix's Unbelievable Is A Cop Show That Highlights The Victim's Perspective

Netflix’s Unbelievable Highlights The Victim’s Perspective

In general, I'm a sucker for detective shows and films, however, Unbelievable, in particular, was not only a well-made cop show, but also presented an important perspective of a rape case. The victim’s perspective.
Kumbalangi Nights And The Progressive Turn In Malayalam Cinema

Kumbalangi Nights And The Progressive Turn In Malayalam Cinema

A case in point is the recent film, Kumbalangi Nights. What, on the surface level, is a simple story using the age-old trope of women as foil for reforming men, simmers with the possibilities of a radically new imagination of the Malayali family.
Kangana Ranaut: Advertising Partisan Politics And Masculine Nationalism

Kangana Ranaut: Advertising Partisan Politics And Masculine Nationalism

Amongst her important criticism of Bollywood culture, one could detect traces of Hindu nationalist jargon. Kangana Ranaut became self-righteous. She propped herself up by putting others down without evidence. Ironically, within a year, she began to resemble her oppressor: patriarchy.
An Ode To The Brilliant Fleabag And The Feminist Guilt It Explores

An Ode To The Brilliant Fleabag And The Feminist Guilt It Explores

What Fleabag does is, that it sees that community and it tries to give it something of a cathartic feminist comedy.

In A Different Voice: Poetry From The Margins Of The Society

The idea of poetry as a medium of expression of resistance and healing, hope and protest simultaneously and what it means to be writing from the margins of the society.

Why Today’s Advertisements Continue To Be Problematic

By and large, a lot of our advertisements are the products of the cultural and social norms of our environments usually, particularly in many conservative households that are still prevalent across societies.

Film Review: Love Action Drama —Misogyny Made Into A Movie

Love Action Drama is seemingly a direct attack on feminism, aligning with narrative that feminists are hypocrites and take everything lying.

In Conversation With Patruni Chidananda Sastry: Exploring Dance And Sexuality

When words do not do justice to his cause, Patruni Chidananda Sastry takes up his favourite art form—dance, to speak volumes about sexual and gender orientation, the boundaries of labels, and sex education.

Celebrity Feminism: In Between Performing And Becoming

There are issues faced by women worldwide that need to be tackled. Celebrity feminism brings out one aspect of it. It makes it easy for people to identify with these gender issues. But the work that celebrities put out also cater to certain audience.
Mission Over Mars (M.O.M) Showcases The Challenges Working Women Face

Mission Over Mars (M.O.M) Showcases The Challenges Working Women Face

Loosely based on the true-life event of India's Mangalyaan launch, Ekta Kapoor’s web series, Mission Over Mars (M.O.M.), follows four scientists as they navigate through dramatic hurdles.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Asexuality is often misinterpreted as a lack of sex by society, this leads to conflict between the asexual community and the society at large.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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