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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.

Netflix's Beecham House Review: A Woke White Orientalist’s Dream

Netflix’s Beecham House Review: A Woke White Orientalist’s Dream

Despite streaming on Netflix India, ‘Beecham House’, a British TV show that has been criticized heavily in the UK for its subpar writing and acting, has not ruffled any feathers among reviewers and critics based in India
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Dear Bollywood, When Will You Cater To The Female Gaze?

Women's stories and stories by women are important. We need more female directors in Bollywood, in order to do justice to female gaze.
My ID Is Gangnam Beauty Review: What’s Wrong With Plastic?

My ID Is Gangnam Beauty Review: What’s Wrong With Plastic?

'My ID is Gangnam Beauty' does not dismiss the beauty industry. The focus is on choice and self-love. If self-love is to be achieved through medical interference, it is considered perfectly alright.

Man’s World: A Good Attempt But Failed Execution

Man's World is a short series by YashRaj Films, which tries to show every sexism that women face via gender role reversals.
The Subtle Misogyny Of Drake And Why Kiki Probably Doesn't Love Him

The Subtle Misogyny Of Drake And Why Kiki Probably Doesn’t Love Him

Drake is often branded as the nice guy™ of Hip-hop but his lyrics make his embedded misogyny rather evident.
Rewatching Gilmore Girls Woke Me Up To Its Problematic Truths

Rewatching Gilmore Girls Woke Me Up To Its Problematic Truths

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.
The Marvellous Mrs Maisel

The Marvellous Mrs Maisel: Women Can Be Funny Too

There are many little lessons to be learnt from The Marvellous Mrs Maisel. The most important one being: women are f***ing hilarious.
‘Ghoul’ Review: A Mirror To The Future Of India

‘Ghoul’ Review: A Mirror To The Future Of India

Ghoul is a dystopian thriller that embodies the reaction to the hyper-nationality that can be seen in the India today.
The Handmaid’s Tale Is No Dystopia | Feminism In India

The Handmaid’s Tale Is No Dystopia

The Handmaid's Tale is not Atwood’s dystopia. This was then, this is now.

BOYS DON’T CRY: The gender guidelines and empowerment efforts

Recently Vogue India has come up with an amazing mission of creating short videos to spread awareness on women empowerment, which is often being hashtagged...

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‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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'.
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.
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.