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Feb 08, 2018
Why women feel let down by Aziz Ansari and male feminists; Or, the Myth of the Nice Guy™The Nice Guy™ is a feminist ally who will insist on dropping you home, be supportive of your career and stand up for the right causes. But what do you do when he turns out to be a sexual harasser? | #FirstCulture
Jan 11, 2018
From bloomers to Golden Globes red carpet, a brief look at the history of protest fashionFashion, and clothes in general, have had a longstanding relationship with protests and revolutions
Dec 30, 2017
Of feminism, a supportive sisterhood and lifting up other women: Lessons from 2017Whether it is supporting the enterprise of women, helping out a friend going through a rough time or asserting one's own brand of femininity, feminism must be a lived practice #YearInReview
Oct 31, 2017
Powerful men on Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators are feigning helplessness, wallowing in their privilegeRaya Sarkar’s now-infamous List of Sexual Harassment Accused (the List)—an online list of Indian men in academia accused by women of repeated sexual harassment—has opened up a real feminist moment.
Oct 30, 2017
Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators not the problem, allowing harassers the benefit of anonymity isWhen looked into the context of 'the due process' that is followed after a woman complains of sexual harassment, the Raya Sarkar list appears as a vulnerable piece of testimony
Oct 23, 2017
As #MeToo gains momentum, let's look at how people view feminism and male privilege in urban IndiaEven as #MeToo spread like wildfire, several men and women ridiculed and criticised the social media campaign as well as feminism and people who fight for women's rights
Oct 08, 2017
UK may become first country to remove compulsory sex identification from census formThe UK is set to become one of the first countries in the world not to require its citizens to identify their sex as part of its census forms.
Sep 27, 2017
Farooqui acquitted in rape case: Delhi High Court's 'shoddy' reasoning of consent is confused and dangerously absurdThe High Court's judgment in Mahmood Farooqui rape case reasoning for such a polysemic 'No' is shoddy, confused, and dangerously absurd.
Sep 08, 2017
Kate Millett, pioneering feminist and author of 'Sexual Politics,' dies at 82Kate Millett's book was among the most talked-about works of its time and remains a founding text for cultural and gender studies programs
Aug 18, 2017
Housework keeps most Indian women at home, giving them a skill will change thatIf the unpaid work by women over the world could be valued, it would be worth $10 trillion of output per year (or equivalent to 13% of global GDP).