Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Feminist News Wrap: Budget Cuts, Beedi Workers And Sportswomen

While, the week has been full of news reports, opinions and protests revolving around the banned documentary on the Nirbhaya Rape Case, India's Daughter, we...

Feminist News Wrap: Women Voters, Menstrual Taboos and ‘Soft Power’

In the beginning of the month, this article on the differential treatment of women's role in the army came up. Apparently, "several lady officers...

Kiss of Love: Kiss-ko Pyaar Karoon?

Recently, Free Thinkers, a group of Facebook users, organised the ‘Kiss of Love’ movement. The kiss of love was floated in social media by...

More Tabloid Misogyny from TOI

How low could one of the worst popular tabloid newspapers in India go? Well apparently a lot lower than we had imagined. I don’t...

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International Men’s Day: Men Need A Day Too, But Not For The Reasons MRAs Think So

International Men’s Day: Men Need A Day Too, But Not For The Reasons MRAs...

Let’s celebrate International Men’s Day to help boys and men become more compassionate, empathetic, expressive, and loving.
The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

Boo’s death replays a familiar trope on television that Angelica Bastién describes as “women in refrigerators”—in which female characters are killed to push the plot forward and fuel the angst of male characters. Fleabag takes this trope and puts a feminist spin on it.
4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

4 South Indian Movies That Start A Conversation About Caste

Movies have always helped start a complex conversation on issues like caste,and made its complexities slightly easier to believe and swallow.