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Bigg Boss Season 10 And Its Rampant Sexism

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Bigg Boss 10 was a hotbed of body-shaming, slut-shaming, and objectification. Onscreen Misogyny has very real consequences on social psyche.
A Handy Guide On How To Report On LGBTQIA+ Issues?

A Handy Guide On How To Report On LGBTQIA+ Issues

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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.
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The Dialogue On Rape Cases Is Taking A Very Unhealthy Turn

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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.
The Media Circus In The Bengaluru 'Lesbian Marriage' Story

The Media Circus In The Bengaluru ‘Lesbian Marriage’ Story

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The irresponsible media reportage on a 'lesbian marriage' in Bengaluru led to their identities being outed & one woman fired from her job.
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‘MAA’vellous Tales: Ever-Growing Obsession With Mothers In Advertisements

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

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The unethical coverage of the Malayalam actor's rape has violated the law and exposed the misogyny in reporting sexual violence against women.
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
A Feminist Rant On Empowering Indian Sexist Advertisements

A Feminist Rant On Empowering Indian Sexist Advertisements

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Indian ads, why art thou so sexist?
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How Does Mainstream Media Represent Sportswomen?

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When it comes to reporting about sportswomen, media representation also reflects the sexist and discriminatory nature of society.
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

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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.

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Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

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A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.