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.
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On Airtel Boss Ad: (And We Could Have It All) Our Empire of Dirt

Examples from the latest Airtel Boss ad and India Nooyi's statement, a deep analysis of why only women should have it all?
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.
Newsrooms Lack Sensitivity When Reporting Gender-based Violence

Newsrooms Lack Sensitivity When Reporting Gender-based Violence

And this is how a newsroom works. ‘Did she cry? Did she resist? Did her statement change over time? Did she look distressed enough?’
A Feminist Rant On Empowering Indian Sexist Advertisements

A Feminist Rant On Empowering Indian Sexist Advertisements

Indian ads, why art thou so sexist?
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End Farcial Medical Examination For Rape Survivors NOW!

This heinous practice of medical examination is a barbaric practice that has no place in a case of rape or sexual assault, whatsoever.
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Mass Molestation In Bengaluru And Karachi: How Are We Raising Men In This Subcontinent?

The incidents of mass molestation of women in Bengaluru and Karachi are a reminder that there's something seriously wrong with how we are raising our boys in South Asia.
No Pictures Please: Stories of Genderqueer and Marginalized Sexualities

No Pictures Please: Stories of Genderqueer and Marginalized Sexualities

How the media can play a more supportive role in bringing out the stories of genderqueer and marginalized sexualities.
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‘MAA’vellous Tales: Ever-Growing Obsession With Mothers In Advertisements

This repeated use of the mother figure in advertisements forces a moral obligation over real-life mothers who apparently don't possess supernatural skills like that of the multi-tasking ad-mother.
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.

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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.
Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

In the latest episode of ‘How Ugly Can Indian Politics Get?’ we saw Atishi Marlena, Delhi based politician, educator and activist, get viciously slandered as questions about her caste, identity, and character were raised.