Sunday, October 20, 2019
Feminist Film Marketing Strategies Miss The Whole Point Of Feminism

‘Feminist’ Film Marketing Strategies Miss The Whole Point Of Feminism

It is important to reflect on the marketing strategies of so-called feminist films whose aim is to ultimately sell the films themselves.
On PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik: Do Women Have To "Prove" Their Worthiness To Live? sportswomen

How Does Mainstream Media Represent Sportswomen?

When it comes to reporting about sportswomen, media representation also reflects the sexist and discriminatory nature of society.
A Handy Guide On How To Report On LGBTQIA+ Issues?

A Handy Guide On How To Report On LGBTQIA+ Issues

Why it’s not okay to use rainbow/pride photographs for every news piece on LGBTQIA+ issues are some of the thing one should keep in mind while reporting on queer rights.
Dear Media, The Queer Community Is More Than Just 'Gay' And 'Lesbian'!

Dear Media, The Queer Community Is More Than Just ‘Gay’ And ‘Lesbian’!

The media assumes that portrayals of all cisgender womyn in same-sex relationships are of lesbians, as though other queer identities don't exist.
Objectifying Imagery Of Men's Underwear Ads

Briefs That Make Women Drool: Objectifying Imagery In Men’s Underwear Ads

Men's underwear ads portray women as carnal creatures who need merely a trigger (the right underwear) to grant sexual access to their bodies.
Malayalam Actor Rape Reportage

The Underlying Sexism In The Media Reportage Of The Malayalam Actor’s Rape Case

The unethical coverage of the Malayalam actor's rape has violated the law and exposed the misogyny in reporting sexual violence against women.
rape cases

The Dialogue On Rape Cases Is Taking A Very Unhealthy Turn

We have been desensitised and dehumanised to an extent that we do not acknowledge rape for what it is, anymore. We acknowledge rape cases for their associations and repercussions.
Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

Brands try to position their products as inclusive and diverse, but a recent racist ad by Dove shows how superficial this commitment often is.
Hypocrisy Of The Mainstream Media: Lessons From The Dalit Asmita Yatra

Hypocrisy Of The Mainstream Media: Lessons From The Dalit Asmita Yatra

The assertion of Dalit groups by ways of creating new media spaces challenges how mainstream media talks about caste and makes them reflect on their social location and power positions
New BIBA Ad Change Is Beautiful: Same Old Samosas With A New Chutney

New BIBA Ad Change Is Beautiful: Same Old Samosas With A New Chutney

New BIBA ad 'Change is Beautiful' is being hailed as progressive and gender inclusive by many, however, it's not.

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Can Today's Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Can Today’s Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Though still stigmatised, hook up culture is steadily becoming a norm among millennials and university students, especially given the high incidence of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble.
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.
I-Pill

Problems With The I-Pill And Lack Of Awareness About Contraception

The I-Pill increases the likelihood of unprotected sex among couples. For women who are not in monogamous sexual relations, it gives them a false sense of security.