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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Prejudice, Stereotyping, Bihari identity, Sushantsinghrajput

Toxic Bihari families? Easy to generalise Bihar and Biharis

I shudder to think if I could write an analysis branding Keralites or Bengalis for being sexual perverts or horror-film characters respectively. Would a society or community tolerate such commentary?

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Bollywood projections, Stereotyping, Bihariidentity

You don't look like a Bihari: Validating my identity in 2020

To be very blunt, Arjun Kapoor portraying a Bihari in the 2017 movie Half Girlfriend is what nightmares are made of.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Monkey cap, Winter, Stereotyping, Bengalis

5 reasons why the Bengali has left his monkey cap behind

It messes up our Boroline, to begin with.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Fantasy, Racism, Indians, Stereotyping

Even Wonder Woman couldn't save us from Hollywood's stereotyping of Indians

The movie uses racial slur as nickname for Indian character.

POLITICS

 |  1-minute read
Delhi Police, Northeast, Stereotyping

[Viral] 'Chinky boy' writes to Delhi Police

Johnson Rajkumar's FB post is in response to a news story in which a cop tells JNU students that people from Northeast eat humans.

LIFE

 |  Fat Girl Diaries  |  4-minute read
Stereotyping, Weight Problems, Body image, Fat

In defence of the fat aunty

They have been the bad guy since we Indians got TV.

LIFE

 |  Fat Girl Diaries  |  3-minute read
Valentine's Day, Fat, Stereotyping

How big is too big to enjoy valentine's Day?

The ones who decide to stay home risk being whispered about.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Stereotyping, Coldplay, Hymn For The Weekend

Why Indian middle class is proud of Slumdog Millionaire, not Coldplay video

This section has always hankered for and craved approval from the West.

POLITICS

 |  Feminism Beyond Boundaries  |  5-minute read
Stereotyping, Justice, Nirbhaya, Crime

Crime and punishment from Tehran to New York

Can there be a criminal justice system that shifts the focus from offender to victim?

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Amal Alamuddin, Stereotyping, Women, Hollywood

We always knew Amal Alamuddin was more than just Mrs George Clooney

The award-winning actor's wife stunned everyone with her statement “What? You think I cook?” and effortlessly broke the stereotype associated with a "perfect wife".