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In this section find critical feminist analysis of pop culture in India and South Asia in the form of stories, images, videos, photos and reviews.

#CasteistTwitter: Minorities In The Time Of Social Media

#CasteistTwitter: Minorities In The Time Of Social Media

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.
5 Punjabi Songs That Sums Up Present Day Sexism For You

5 Punjabi Songs That Sum Up Present Day Sexism For You

Most of the Punjabi songs these days either show stalking or relationships where women are demanding things from their husbands and boyfriends.
3 Animated Comedy Series For Women To Truly Enjoy

3 Animated Comedy Series For Women To Truly Enjoy

At a time when my Facebook wall was full of people quoting BoJack Horseman or posting different scenes from the show, I felt curious to look into this animated comedy series that so many of my peers could unabashedly relate to.
5 Sexist Songs Of Bollywood In 2019 That Need To Be Called Out

5 Sexist Songs Of Bollywood In 2019 That Need To Be Called Out

Despite being one of the biggest industries, Bollywood has never shied from displaying its sexist assumptions and beliefs, manifesting them in the form of songs.
Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

our first glimpse of Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, as she is known in the Marvel Universe, not just as an ancillary character – but one who is the main binding force in the story playing the central role.
Laxmmi Bomb: When Bollywood Tries Too Hard (And Fails) To Be ‘Woke’

Laxmmi Bomb: When Bollywood Tries Too Hard (And Fails) To Be ‘Woke’

Laxmmi Bomb is categorised as a comedy-horror and according to early promotions is supposed to be a movie about a transgender ghost which takes possession of Kumar’s character.
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.
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.

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.

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Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency|#IndianWomenInHistory

Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency |#IndianWomenInHistory

Multi-talented actress and a fearless voice of dissent, Snehalata Reddy devoted her entire life to art and activism. She is revered for her unconditional commitment to democratic values and non-violent resistance.
What Is So Feminist About The JNU Protests? #FeesMustFall

What Is So Feminist About The JNU Protests? #FeesMustFall

In a country where discrimination has historically existed against women, sexual minorities and Persons with Disabilities, JNU has remained a space which not only provides accessible and inexpensive education but also a space of mobility and freedom of expression.
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.