social media activism

In Defense Of Social Media Activism

Discrediting social media activism is a knee-jerk reaction to change the narrative, and to control the victims/survivor's articulation.
periods

Bodyform Ad: Periods Are Normal, Showing Them Should Be Too!

Bodyform's short advert is a refreshing change which normalizes periods by portraying period blood and pads.
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.
Everyday Life in Kashmir

What Is Everyday Life In The Kashmir Valley Like?

For residents of Kashmir, the happenings here are so much a part of our daily routine that we fail to notice any incongruities. We adapt.
The Media Circus In The Bengaluru 'Lesbian Marriage' Story

The Media Circus In The Bengaluru ‘Lesbian Marriage’ Story

The irresponsible media reportage on a 'lesbian marriage' in Bengaluru led to their identities being outed & one woman fired from her job.

BMW India Teaches Men How To Control Women With Simple Gestures

BMW India's ad about their Gesture Control feature also announces how they like their women – beautiful, silent, and under a man's control.
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Femvertising: How Corporates Co-opt Feminism To Sell Us Things

Femvertising is trend of corporates employing feminist ideals in order to sell products – except that they get it wrong most of the time.
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.
How Has The Media Reported The Rohtak Gang Rape Case?

How Has The Media Reported The Rohtak Gang Rape Case?

While heavy media reportage of the Rohtak gang rape is necessary, sensationalist headlines and victim-blaming language used by media is not.
Man Stabs Woman

Man Stabs Woman In Broad Daylight, But We Are Still Looking For Excuses To...

A man stabs a woman, but the media and the police is more interested in casting aspersions about her character and employment status.

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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.