Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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.
mothers

‘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.
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.
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.
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.
Children's Advertisements: Making Or Breaking Gender Stereotypes?

Children’s Advertisements: Making Or Breaking Gender Stereotypes?

Why are toys gendered by children's advertisements? Why is Barbie for girls and Hot wheels for boys? This activates the idea of gender and children are marked within the territories of these toys.
A Feminist Rant On Empowering Indian Sexist Advertisements

A Feminist Rant On Empowering Indian Sexist Advertisements

Indian ads, why art thou so sexist?
BBC Is More Interested In Women Scientists' 'Homely' Duties Than Their Actual Work

BBC Is More Interested In Women Scientists’ ‘Homely’ Duties Than Their Actual Work

The BBC report discards B.P. Dakshayani efforts to make the space mission a success and emphasises more on her family background, childcare, and cooking.
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
Miss Representation

Miss Representation: Should We Choose The Sati-Savitri Or The Vamp?

Miss Representation is a 2011 American documentary discussing sexism in both American media as well as society, but is applicable on a global scale as well.

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Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.
St. Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

St Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

Posted by Palak Dawar As per the Indian Constitution, there is no such right as the “right to...
Choice Feminism: A Self-Imposed Barrier To Progress

Choice Feminism: A Self-Imposed Barrier To Progress?

Choice feminism is a more individual-centric approach than is feminism as a whole, which believes that empowerment can be found in the act of making a “choice”, however in line it may be even with ancient patriarchal norms.