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Crazy Rich Asians: The RomCom That Challenged White Supremacy

Crazy Rich Asians: The RomCom That Challenges White Supremacy

Movies like Crazy Rich Asians is so important as it starts a journey towards an increase in the embracement of representation.

Andhadhun: A Story Driven By A Deviant Woman

Andhadhun is a one of those Bollywood rarities which leaves you feeling uncomfortable with the suspense but fascinated with the story at the same time.
Simmba Review: Can We Stop Using Rape As A Plot Device?

Simmba Review: Can We Stop Using Rape As A Plot Device?

In their efforts to provide a great potboiler with a relevant social message, Simmba is turned into any other rape-revenge drama.
Dor: A Tale Of Women Reclaiming Autonomy

Dor: A Tale Of Women Reclaiming Autonomy

Dor at its very core is a film about two lives intertwined by a single incident, that hold these two lives at opposite ends.
The New Voices: Empowered Women In Bollywood of 2018

The New Voices: Empowered Women In Bollywood of 2018

What is incredibly heartening is the depiction of women, and men, in commercial Bollywood cinema that is moving away from gender binaries fed to us for so long.
15 Feminist Films We Loved In 2018

15 Feminist Films We Loved In 2018

Wrapping the year up with some feminist films to feel good about 2018, here are some picks from various regional languages to catch up on before the year ends.
Salty About Rajma Chawal: A Critical Review

Salty About Rajma Chawal: A Critical Review

The plot of Rajma Chawal is painful, if not pathetic. The story, undoubtedly has an offensive, misogynist and sexist sense of humour.
Lux Golden Rose Awards 2018: How Bollywood Used Subtle Sexism To Promote HeForShe

Lux Golden Rose Awards 2018: How Bollywood Used Subtle Sexism To Promote HeForShe

The only part of the HeForShe campaign the Lux Golden Rose Awards seem to have focused on is accentuating men’s role, while eliminating the cause completely.
Zero Fails To Zero In On Any Real Issue Related To Disability

Zero Fails To Zero In On Any Real Issue Related To Disability

As the title 'Zero' suggests, disability here is taken as a deficit or shortcoming. With the same undercurrent it continues to perpetuate the age old stereotypes relating to disability.
5 Movies That Started A Conversation Around Positive Sexuality

5 Movies That Started A Conversation Around Positive Sexuality

These films ignited a healthy conversation around positive sexuality by exploring sexual desires of women and portraying refreshing takes on masculinity.

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10 Feminist Songs To Listen To When The Patriarchy Has Got You Down

Gather round, feminists! It's exhausting work raging against The Man, so how about you play these feminist songs for a musical pick-me-up?
Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

Dear Straight People, Stop Teaching Me How To Be Queer

There are several competent queer writers and it’s only logical that The Hindu invite and give a platform to them, instead of letting more straight people teach me how to be queer.
How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

How Gillette Made Me Revisit The Toxic Masculinity In My Past

The content of the Gillette ad hit closer to home than I was comfortable with. My imagination drew parallels between the video and my own life, and I felt repressed old memories stirring in the darkness of my mind.