Bois Locker Room case underscores vital need for radical, political reimagining of an education that liberates us
The Bois Locker Room and the crisis of our society in its current breakdown have a lot to say about each other. Both of them tell us that we have reached the limits of the system we live in. If the way out is together, then we need an education on what it means to do that.
If you are as outraged as I am over the leaked screenshots of #BoisLockerRoom — an Instagram handle where teenage boys (and a few girls) shared obscene messages and screenshots of underage girls — but found any of the other instances above "ok" or "just harmless fun yaar", then, yes, you live in the locker room.
Crux of 'bois locker room' case lies in unpacking link between performance of masculinity and sexual violence
As the criminal justice system is set in motion in the #boislockerroom case, it is important that we keenly focus on how notions of masculinity — especially amongst adolescents — contribute to sexual violence, and how societal responses, including legal action against the accused, need to account for these factors
'Bois locker room' case pushes us to examine if — and how — technology is shaping misogynistic attitudes towards sex
Cases such as bois locker room could be a collective failure of society, of teachers and parents, in not making safe spaces for discussing cyber hygiene or netiquette.
What 'bois locker room' case underscores about misogyny: The real problem isn’t on Instagram, it’s in our homes
The execution of the men responsible for torturing and raping Jyoti Singh on a Delhi bus in 2012 has deterred nothing. That’s because the problem isn’t on Instagram or some ill-lit street. It is in our homes, where we’re rearing our sons, the rapists.
After Delhi Police apprehended a 15-year-old boy with regard to the Bois Locker Room case, five other students were questioned by the Cyber Crime Cell on 5 May.
Delhi Police apprehends 15-year-old boy for alleged link with Instagram group 'bois locker room'; identifies 20 members
After lodging an FIR against the members of 'bois locker room', an Instagram group reportedly created to exchange photos of minor girls and pass lewd comments, the Delhi Police apprehended a 15-year-old boy on 4 May.