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brock turner and white male entitlement

What Brock Turner’s 3-Months Sentence Tells Us About White Male Entitlement

What is white male entitlement? If Brock Turner was black, he wouldn't be let off in 3-months because of 'good behaviour' for raping an unconscious and intoxicated woman.
Srinivas Kuchibhotla | Model Minority

The Murder of Srinivas Kuchibhotla: Beyond the Model Minority Label Of The Indian American...

The Indian American community needs to take a hard look at its apolitical complacency in Trump's USA - model minority status notwithstanding.

A Critique: Women’s Equality Day Or White Women’s Equality Day?

The declaration was in celebration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. Well it gave pretty much white women the right to vote.
Seham Sergiwa, The Abducted Libyan Parliamentarian We Should Know About

Seham Sergiwa, The Abducted Libyan Parliamentarian We Should Know About

Seham Sergiwa was abducted on the night of 17th July, 2019 from her home in Benghazi by about twenty five to thirty armed men of the Libyan National Army.

Abortion Rights, Purvi Patel And Her Case Which Makes No Sense

Purvi Patel has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for child neglect and foeticide, two crimes that make each other moot!
Girls on Bikes on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan

Girls On Bikes: Cycling In Lahore In Protest And Celebration

Who even decided to confine women to the private sphere in the first place? Who decided it was a good idea to restrict women’s mobility and then justify it on the basis of "fear" or "safety"? These are important questions to ask because they shape the lives of many women in South Asia. Access to public spaces is the fundamental right of women and Girls on Bikes is doing a great job at fighting for that right and trying to change social attitudes towards women being in public spaces one pedal at a time!
Hugh Hefner, And The World He Left Behind

Hugh Hefner, And The World He Left Behind

Men like Hugh Hefner remain powerful, relevant, as their female peers cease to exist in the wonderful Playboy universe.
brock turner and rape culture

Calling Rape An ‘Incident’: Brock Turner And Rape Culture

Most of you have read about Brock Turner and his ridiculously light sentence for committing sexual assault. Turner dragged an intoxicated woman behind a dumpster, disrobed her and attempted to penetrate her before thankfully being caught by two good samaritans who didn’t just ignore what they saw.
The Fall Of An Idol: Louis CK And Betrayal

The Fall Of An Idol: Louis CK And Betrayal

Louis CK had masturbated without consent in front of 5 women. This is such a violation of self that is incomparable because of lack of your agency.
ecological crisis

This Women’s Day, Will We Pay Heed To A Global Ecological Crisis?

This International Women's Day, as we struggle forward through the current economic and ecological crisis, our social frameworks crumble and fail the oppressed.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Being a son of a woman, who was a victim of Instant Triple Talaq (ITT), I am trying to understand the Muslim Women Act, in the context of ground reality.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.