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Namma Pride 2019 In Bengaluru Wears Black In Solidarity Against Injustice

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The Namma Pride 2019 Parade in Bengaluru was on the 24th November. The queer community decided to wear black in solidarity against pressing issues.

In Photos: Delhi Queer Pride 2019 Protests Against Trans Bill

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On 24th November 2019, thousands of people marched from Barakhamba Chowk to Jantar Mantar for Delhi Queer Pride 2019.

6 Podcasts Hosted By Indian Women That We All Should Be Listening To

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The podcast trend is gradually catching up in India, so here's a list of podcasts hosted by Indian women that we all should be listening to.
Adalat O Ekti Meye Opts To Not Have A "Male Saviour" For A Rape Victim

Adalat O Ekti Meye Opts To Not Have A “Male Saviour” For A Rape...

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Directed by veteran film director Tapan Sinha, Adalat O Ekti Meye, which released in the early 80’s spoke of rape and its aftermath on the life of a young female school teacher.
Eunice De Souza: The Woman Who Dominated The Poetry Skyline | #IndianWomenInHistory

Eunice De Souza: The Woman Who Dominated The Poetry Skyline | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Eunice de Souza has written and published a range of writings including the novels Dangerlok (2001) and Dev And Simran (2003), four children’s books and poetry collections.
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'.
4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

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Movies have always helped start a complex conversation on issues like caste,and made its complexities slightly easier to believe and swallow.
The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

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Boo’s death replays a familiar trope on television that Angelica Bastién describes as “women in refrigerators”—in which female characters are killed to push the plot forward and fuel the angst of male characters. Fleabag takes this trope and puts a feminist spin on it.
Book Review: Love, Loss, And Longing In Kashmir By Sahba Husain

Book Review: Love, Loss, And Longing In Kashmir By Sahba Husain

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There’s more to Kashmir than its natural beauty. And this other side or sides are well articulated in Sahba Husain’s Love, Loss, and Longing in Kashmir (Zubaan, 2019).
#CasteistTwitter: Minorities In The Time Of Social Media

#CasteistTwitter: Minorities In The Time Of Social Media

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Social media platforms have revolutionised communications in recent years. While public space is accessible to all and provides a medium of person to person communication, social media has amplified the manner of communication in terms of exchanging views and also the comfort one feels behind their gadgets in doing so.

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rupan deol bajaj and KPS GIll

KPS Gill – The Sexual Harasser Remembered As A Supercop

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Rupan Deol Bajaj, a senior IAS officer, took KPS Gill to court over a case of sexual harassment and won it – the first woman to do so.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Why Do Men Like Daniel Shravan, Want Women To Be “Raped Without Violence”?

Why Do Men Like Daniel Shravan, Want Women To Be “Raped Without Violence”?

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Daniel Shravan, a Telugu Filmmaker, recently asserted, “Rape is not a serious thing, but murder is inexcusable. Avoid killing after rape.''