Pop Culture

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.

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.

Don’t Mancriminate – A Sad Marketing Ploy To Grab Eyeballs!

I recently came across a video titled Don’t Mancriminate which is part of a campaign that claims to fight for ‘men's rights’. The almost-five...

Peggy Olsen, Joan Harris and Sally Draper – The Women Who Ruled Mad Men

As a show, Mad Men is sublime. Combining amazing production values with some of the most complicated characters, the show has changed the TV landscape.

10 Most Powerful Superheroines In Comic-book Films

We wish to see more super-heroines in comic-book films who do not need big busts & curvy outfits, & revealing busts- how about them just kicking some ass.

Dear Vogue India, It Is Time To Stop ‘Empowering’ Women!

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!

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...

‘Going Home’ – #Fauxempowerment? On Vikas Bahl’s New Short Film & Why It Is...

There have been a flurry of 'viral videos' and short films that seek to exploit the rise of feminism in India. Despite the few good...

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

H&M is the posterchild of sustainable fashion. In reality, it refuses to provide living wages to 850,000 workers around the world.
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.