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Haifaa Al-Mansour's The Perfect Candidate offers a rare glimpse at the indoor lives of Saudi women
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Haifaa Al-Mansour's The Perfect Candidate offers a rare glimpse at the indoor lives of Saudi women

The film's strength lies in the fascinating visual detail that fleshes out a rather formulaic script: the view we get once Saudi women go inside and remove the niqab, whether it’s cooking with family at home or dancing at a gender-segregated wedding.

Southern Baptist church's teachings on gender, sexuality come under scanner after Atlanta shootings
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Southern Baptist church's teachings on gender, sexuality come under scanner after Atlanta shootings

Purity culture focuses on abstinence outside traditional heterosexual marriage and dangers in girls’ and women’s sexuality. In particular, purity culture teaches that girls and women are responsible for boys’ and men’s sexuality and that they may cause boys and men to sin through expressions of their own sexuality.

China proposes to hire more male PT teachers in schools to end 'masculinity crisis'
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China proposes to hire more male PT teachers in schools to end 'masculinity crisis'

The Chinese Education Ministry’s plan is in response to a proposal that said that the prevalence of female teachers in kindergartens and elementary schools and the popularity of “pretty boys” in pop culture had made Chinese boys “weak, inferior and timid"

Psychiatrists, psychologists working with survivors of caste and gender-based trauma need to be trained for it, say human rights activists
India

Psychiatrists, psychologists working with survivors of caste and gender-based trauma need to be trained for it, say human rights activists

Therapy modules taught in universities are informed by feminism and are queer-affirmative but they do not actively recognise caste-based pride and shame.

Emergence of the female action star allows women to reclaim their bodies, powers, and roles
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Emergence of the female action star allows women to reclaim their bodies, powers, and roles

With films like Atomic Blonde, The Old Guard, Wonder Woman, Black Widow, there's a crucial emergence of action woman, highlighting women who take up space, swagger and sometimes wildly crash

The quiet subversiveness of '96: Revisiting 2018 Trisha, Vijay Sethupathi-starrer through the lens of gender
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The quiet subversiveness of '96: Revisiting 2018 Trisha, Vijay Sethupathi-starrer through the lens of gender

Set in small town Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, ‘96 is the story of Ram and Jaanu, who have studied together since Class 1 and have always been “in love”.

With COVID-19, as more people work from home, constricted spaces means it's the women who are left nomadic
Lifestyle

With COVID-19, as more people work from home, constricted spaces means it's the women who are left nomadic

As work from home becomes the norm and many struggle to find a dedicated space for work in their homes, historically, it’s been women who have been the ones left searching for space.

NEP's private participation push, disregard for caste and gender show it as little more than echo of past policies
India

NEP's private participation push, disregard for caste and gender show it as little more than echo of past policies

All our education policies have been reflective of Macaulay’s idea of creating a class of people willing to serve a larger authority.

When is a woman's grief 'good' enough? Reactions to a celebrity death highlight gendered social expectations
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When is a woman's grief 'good' enough? Reactions to a celebrity death highlight gendered social expectations

Social media platforms act as sites wherein death, loss, and mourning are increasingly encountered and negotiated. With the online omnipresence of grieving, it becomes a constant challenge for women, especially those bereaved, to perform ‘good grief’.

Firstpost Conversations | Getting Women into Leadership Roles
India

Firstpost Conversations | Getting Women into Leadership Roles

A 100 years since women attained the right to vote, why is gender equality still a fight?

For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost
World

For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost

Recently, 150 writers artists and academics wrote an open letter arguing against ideological conformity amid a debate over so-called cancel culture — where prominent people face attack for sharing controversial opinions

In Sharanya Ramprakash's Kannada play Nava, a guide for greater transgender presence in Indian theatre
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In Sharanya Ramprakash's Kannada play Nava, a guide for greater transgender presence in Indian theatre

Nava has been put together by its team using collaborative devising methods, selecting precious moments from personal stories to create a mélange of nuanced offerings that piece together the obliterated contemporary history of urban trans women.

Bois Locker Room case underscores vital need for radical, political reimagining of an education that liberates us
India

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Why are more men dying from COVID-19 infections than women?
science

Coronavirus Outbreak: Why are more men dying from COVID-19 infections than women?

Sex differences in the frequency, severity and treatment efficacy for many diseases, not just COVID-19, were pointed out long ago.

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives
Life

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives

Artists who responded to FII's open call for submissions have created imagery that encompasses a number of themes, including representation, empowerment, and solidarity. The emphasis is on images that show women as strong and resilient beings as opposed to stock photos that portray them as hapless victims.

The Queer Take: In embracing the new, inclusive language project, what has been gained and what has been lost?
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The Queer Take: In embracing the new, inclusive language project, what has been gained and what has been lost?

In domains like gender and sexuality, we have managed to demand more words and vocabulary and descriptions that allow more of us to name our selves, our desires, our milestones. This evolving language was allowing more of us to walk into more rooms, but also I could see those rooms still had the same rules, the same problems, writes Joshua Muyiwa in #QueerTake

Men are better at giving directions and other gender stereotypes that have no scientific backing
Health

Men are better at giving directions and other gender stereotypes that have no scientific backing

While there are some cognitive biological differences between male and female brains, they do not amount to what popular gender stereotypes suggest.

Where are the women? Hollywood's upcoming awards season has left female filmmakers out of the running
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Where are the women? Hollywood's upcoming awards season has left female filmmakers out of the running

Despite box office success and critical praise, female filmmakers are largely being left out of Hollywood’s awards season | via @nytimes

Man, Woman #MeToo: Discovery's new documentary analyses patriarchy and its various ramifications in Indian society
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Man, Woman #MeToo: Discovery's new documentary analyses patriarchy and its various ramifications in Indian society

Man, Woman #MeToo features specialists who explain the reasons of India's inherent patriarchy through real-life examples and case studies.

Watch: Video of Toronto couple's satirical take on 'gender reveals' goes viral; ends with a social message
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Watch: Video of Toronto couple's satirical take on 'gender reveals' goes viral; ends with a social message

A Toronto couple threw their friends and family a unique gender revealing party and the video from the event is going viral on social media platforms.