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What Exactly Is Happening With Ishqbaaaz And Why Is Star India Still Silent About...

The makers of Ishqbaaaz have chosen a direction that does disservice to the female protagonist, the show, and everything the channel supposedly stands for.
Zakir Khan's Haq Se Single And The Underlying Glamourisation Of Bro Culture In Comedy

Zakir Khan’s Haq Se Single And The Underlying Glamourisation Of Bro Culture In Comedy

Zakir Khan's Haq Se Single is yet another stereotypical express of gender roles as he draws thick lines between all over-emotional girls and emotionless, fierce boys.
Flying from Dusk to Dawn: How Rituparno Ghosh Revolutionalised The Portrayal Of The 'Third Gender'

Flying From Dusk to Dawn: How Rituparno Ghosh Revolutionalised The Portrayal Of The ‘Third...

Rituparno Ghosh set out to erase the lines of what defined ‘masculinity’ and ‘femininity’. He used cinema with its expansive outreach and potential to impact actual changes in the society.
Josh Ningthoujam, A Trans Man From Manipur, And His Story

Josh Ningthoujam, A Trans Man From Manipur, And His Story

"I was taunted for hanging out with boys and everyone made me feel miserable about the way I was", says Josh Ningthoujam.
Book Review: Spreading Your Wings, A Health Infocomic For All Girls

Book Review: Spreading Your Wings, A Health Infocomic For Young Girls

Spreading Your Wings normalises the female body and helps young minds connect with their body without any intrusion of patriarchal notions of womanhood.
Pariyerum Perumal Is A Fervent Portrayal Of Our Caste-Ridden Society

Pariyerum Perumal Is A Fervent Portrayal Of Our Caste-Ridden Society

Pariyerum Perumal is a fervent portrayal of caste-ridden society in which the dominant caste groups unleash acts of victimisation, exploitation and humiliation against the Dalits.
Meet Xavier Dias: The Adivasi Rights Activist And His Journey

Meet Xavier Dias: The Adivasi Rights Activist And His Journey

Xavier Dias has spent most of his adult life working closely with Adivasis, helping them secure and safeguard their land, labour, and human rights, and raise their political consciousness. 
The Many Crimes Of ‘The Crimes Of Grindelwald’

The Many Crimes Of ‘The Crimes Of Grindelwald’

While the first film didn’t hit the standards set by the Harry Potter series, it was watchable. The Crimes of Grindelwald, however, sank.
Meet Priyadharsini: Filmmaker and Founder of The Blue Club

Meet Priyadharsini: Filmmaker And Founder Of The Blue Club

Priyadharsini is an independent filmmaker. She runs The Blue Club, an organisation committed to magnifying Dalit women’s voices and provides filmmaking mentorship.
Jaoon Kahaan Bata Ae Dil: A Pointless Attempt At Highlighting Misogyny In Romantic Relationships

Jaoon Kahaan Bata Ae Dil: A Pointless Attempt At Highlighting Misogyny In Romantic Relationships

If 'Jaoon Kahaan Bata Ae Dil' was meant to be an issue-driven film, the lack of understanding of any of the issues it attempts to portray makes it a failure.

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5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

Here are 5 feminist economists who contribute in making economics acknowledge and address the differential impact of gender on individual lives and the on the society at large.

What Exactly Is Happening With Ishqbaaaz And Why Is Star India Still Silent About...

The makers of Ishqbaaaz have chosen a direction that does disservice to the female protagonist, the show, and everything the channel supposedly stands for.
6 Things Single Women Still Can't Do And It's 2018 | Feminism In India

6 Things Single Women Still Can’t Do And It’s 2018

The everyday discrimination faced by single women stands testimony to the notion that women ‘belong’ to, first their fathers and then their husbands. In the year of 2018, with all of us talking so vehemently against the oppression of basically everyone, the 71 million population of single women should not be ignored anymore.