Category Archives: Feminism

A Bloody Good Flick! – Rangoon Review

Of the many releases this year, let us first explore the recent hits. Raees was SRK’s baby, with Mahira Khan’s presence not exceeding beyond his romantic sequences and delivery of a baby boy. Kaabil was Hrithik Roshan’s comeback film, helmed … Continue reading

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Feminist Interpretations of Cinema and the Freedom to Disagree

As a feminist, I could not be happier with the current progress that the female leads are making in cinema. Hollywood The critically and commercially successful – Mad Max: Fury Road was a movie with tremendous feminist undertones. The movie … Continue reading

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A Simple Guide on Going to a Club as a Woman

Note: These tips are listed from the viewpoint of an Indian woman but they may apply to women in any part of the world. If you live with your parents, make sure you have a ready blueprint of your home … Continue reading

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The “Funny” Thing About Men and Women in Comedy

At some point in my sober life, I aspired to be a stand-up comedian. It was around the same time Russell Peters got famous and I realized there is an audience for hairy Indians on-stage. With decent exposure to Delhi … Continue reading

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Five Significant Ways Feminism Helps Men

Patriarchy or matriarchy – both are oppressive systems of thinking. Freedom of all members is the ultimate goal. Feminism is often talked in reference to women. But many don’t realize that the movement plays a significant role in helping men … Continue reading

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Brace Yourselves, a Feminazi is Coming

Some folks out there have this stereotypical notion of a feminist as some man-hating species. In their heads, we have the demeanor of a Goddess Kali, the butch haircut of an Anushka Sharma from PK, and our WMD (weapon of … Continue reading

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Common Phrases Heard by Indian Women of Marriageable Age

Below are real quotes that I or my girlfriends have been witness to. “Marry because the boy’s family is well-off” I once met an aunty who repeatedly told my mom about how many plots of land they own in Delhi. And … Continue reading

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Rape and Cinema

The titillating rape scene in the 1994 movie – Mohra still shakes me to the core. A bunch of vile men at a college scheme to rape a fellow student by inviting her to a party. That morning, she convinces … Continue reading

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The Sexiest Thing You Can Do to Impress a Woman

In this age of competing dating apps to find love, it is evident that the efforts invested in wooing a mate have been on the decline. Case in point:– Quick Lovin’ Many working class folks do not have the time … Continue reading

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My Lovely Lady Lumps

It was not love at first sight. Even after many sights, no love ever materialized between Sukanya and Mahesh. When he was hospitalized for a minor surgery of his heart, Sukanya tended to his needs with affection. Still, his mended … Continue reading

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