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.

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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The Big Bang Theory And Its Black Holes: A Feminist review of the series finale.

The Big Bang Theory And Its Black Holes: A Feminist Review Of The Series...

The finale of The Big Bang Theory aired on Friday raises important questions with regard to its women characters and their representation.
What Is Intimate Partner Rape And Does Our Society Foster It?

What Is Intimate Partner Rape And Does Our Society Foster It?

Marital rape or intimate partner rape is deeply pervasive and everyday reality contrary to what Indian men or women typically like to admit.
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.