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LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Feminism, Sexism, Love, Acid attack survivors

When rejection meets rage: Many men deal with rejection not with understanding, but with anger and huge violence

Men need to understand that being told no can be handled with maturity and moving on. It does not have to involve violence on women, sheer anger and acid attacks.

VARIETY

 |  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.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Smriti Irani, Patriarchy, Sexism, Parliament speech

Mainly Bold, Incidentally Beautiful: Why Nusrat Jahan should inspire the young women of India

She has held her own, calmly and quietly, through both the trolling and celebration of her attire in Parliament. There is a lot more to TMC MP Nusrat Jahan than meets the eye.

VARIETY

 |  Eye In The Sky  |  5-minute read
Sexism, Racism, Koofee with karan, Hardik Pandya

In the sanctimonious furore over Liam Neeson and Hardik Pandya, we have only exposed our bigotry

The self-righteousness with which we judge everyone is doing anything but creating an equal place, or a better space. It is simply making people shut up about the way they think or feel.

VOICES

 |  15-minute read
Women Empowerment, Misogyny, Sexism, Patriarchy

As a kid, I wasn't scolded for beating up a boy. That taught me I can beat patriarchy, every day, my way

As women living in a sexist society, we have to learn to handle the three forceful Fs — fight, fright, flight — in the right combination and with tact. And the lessons begin at home.

VARIETY

 |  Below The Belt  |  7-minute read
Sexism, Misogyny, Jadavpur University, কনক সরকার

Sex Scene: Are Indian men incapable? Of controlling their sexual fantasies and brutish frustrations?

Is Professor Kanak Sarkar a symptom of a rampant desi mard chauvinism that wants a virgin to wed, and other women to molest outside the homestead?

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Karan Johar, Patriarchy, Sexism, Misogyny

Crassness with Karan: No, Hardik Pandya is not the first time. Karan Johar's show is often rude and crude

From Ranveer Singh asking if Anushka wanted her ass pinched to Karan Johar saying single women had to resort to sucking thumbs, 'Koffee with Karan' has frequently disguised the disgusting under Bollywood glitz.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Amazon, Sexism, Jeff bezos, Mackenzie bezos

No, MacKenzie Bezos is not the 'richest woman with divorce'. She is a novelist and an entrepreneur herself

Get over your sexism - women who receive a pay-out after a divorce are not 'gold-diggers'. They are only getting their fair share of what their marriage has entailed.

VARIETY

 |  9-minute read
Gender Discrimination, PETA, Racism, Sexism

Signs that hurt: Understanding the inherent violence in speech

Words can be markers of the extent of sexism, racism and cruelty prevalent in our society.

HUMOUR

 |  5-minute read
Misogyny, Theresa May, Jeremy corbyn, Sexism

The jury's out on whether Jeremy Corbyn called Theresa May a ‘stupid woman’. But those outraged by it really must look east

Here are five distinct shades of sexism shown by our own politicians that the British can learn from. It's time we took on the Brown Man's Burden.