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 |  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.


 |  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.


 |  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?


 |  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.


 |  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.


 |  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.


 |  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.


 |  8-minute read
Sexism, Alok Nath, MJ Akbar, #MeToo

#MeToo and the utter bewilderment of pre-millenial men

As the social media ‘outing’ rages on, the younger lot is apologising at least. The older ones just don’t seem to know what hit them. Or, they're pretending hard.


 |  3-minute read
Wedding lehengas, Sexism, Fashion, Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Choli ke peeche kya hai? Sabyasachi Mukherjee’s booby trap sexism

One of the country’s top designers has announced he has found a way to keep his creations ‘fresh’ — by moving on from 'stick-thin models' to 'boobs'.


 |  4-minute read
Bloomberg study, Patriarchy, Sexism, Workplace inequality

Stop Manterrupting! Study shows men speak 92% of the time in office conference calls: And women are the chatty sex?

In workplaces dominated by men, women often struggle to speak, and when they do, they are promptly interrupted.