Femvertising is trend of corporates employing feminist ideals in order to sell products – except that they get it wrong most of the time.
This week the multi-billion dollar razor company, Gillette came out with its commercial ‘We Believe: The Best Men Can Be’ and it has wreaked havoc for many.
In Indian cinema, caste continues to be wilfully erased and invisibilised as our society refuses to acknowledge its ugly casteist practices.
Vogue comes out with the third video of the empower series and we are really hoping this is the last of the mix. While the first video made no sense, the second one got it all wrong, and now, the third one aptly supports this trilogy of blunders. And here is why we think Vogue is completely off the mark and it is time to stop!
It would be ideal if women are included in every production of AIB, even when the conversation is not about sexual abuse or female sexuality.
BMW India's ad about their Gesture Control feature also announces how they like their women – beautiful, silent, and under a man's control.
After growing up, I basically ended up despising almost all of the reality shows, not because of the contestants, but because of the insensitive 'jokes' of the anchors, which never made any sense to me.
Shrimaan Shrimati is making a comeback, titled Shrimaan Shrimati Phir Se. This show tested a concept of couples living as neighbours, where the men hit on each other’s wives.
‘Stories by Rabindranath Tagore’ is a television series based on the novels and short stories of the Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore. All of the women created by Tagore have one thing in common – their rejection of the subordinate status of women in Bengali society.
I’ve always fondly thought of “Gilmore Girls” as the TV equivalent of comfort food, so waking up to its problematic truths wasn’t what I hoped would happen when I re-watched it.