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 |  Below The Belt  |  6-minute read
Sexism, Body Shaming, Victimhood, Feminism

When victimhood is a warm place: Indian women accept toxic masculinity because it keeps us safe

Shahid Kapoor-starrer 'Kabir Singh' highlights toxic masculinity. It is a big hit. It was liked not just by men, but by women too, many of whom are comfortable with the Kabir Singhs in real life.


 |  3-minute read
Fat shaming, Vasundhara Raje, Sharad Yadav, Body Shaming

So, Sharad Yadav called Vasundhara Raje 'fat'. Why is that even an insult?

It's no 'big' deal. Really.


 |  5-minute read
Body Shaming, Depression, Weight gain, Weight Loss

Here’s how I lost 20 kg easily

The battle is always a mental one.


 |  5-minute read
Eggs, Vegetarianism, Health Ministry, Body Shaming

Why is India’s health ministry body-shaming Indians?

Let’s break this down like the human body breaks down carbohydrates, fats and proteins.


 |  9-minute read
Capitalism, Patriarchy, Body Shaming, Body positivity

How a woman's body is put to shame today

Body positivity in a capitalistic-patriarchal society is difficult.


 |  Rough Cut  |  1.4 minutes watch-minute read
Body Shaming, Fashion industry, Bollywood, Masaba Gupta

Designer reveals how Bollywood and fashion industry body-shame women

Masaba Gupta was once told she looked like the 'man in Lakme commercials'.


 |  4-minute read
Health, Body Image Issues, Body Shaming

I was body-shamed as a child. Here's what parents can do

I wish that we could embrace ourselves for our uniqueness.


 |  5-minute read
Body Shaming, Women, Swim suit, Bikini politics

Will Priyanka Chopra’s Baywatch help normalise swimsuits for Indians?

Indian women continue to wonder what is it that makes a bikini obscene.


 |  6-minute read
Female body, Body Shaming

Have you been body-shamed and called 'fugly'? This will teach you a lesson

I want to thank people for shaping me into who I am.


 |  9-minute read
Health, Hypothyroidism, Body Shaming, Fat shaming

Why it took me two decades to stop hating my body

From wanting to disappear to getting angry with others and myself, my body image has taken me through several emotional tsunamis.