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Revisiting Singaravelan: Nine thoughts on watching '90s Kamal Haasan-starrer 
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Revisiting Singaravelan: Nine thoughts on watching '90s Kamal Haasan-starrer 

Singaravelan was released in 1992, a time when in our little corner of the world, the only options for entertainment were the non-AC cinema theatres and hanging out at the railway station. If you were a dude, I mean. If you were not a dude, lol.

Singaravelan: Was Kamal Haasan's 1992 film swashbuckling bucket of family fun, or sexist stalking saga? 
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Singaravelan: Was Kamal Haasan's 1992 film swashbuckling bucket of family fun, or sexist stalking saga? 

Singaravelan was released in 1992, a time when in our little corner of the world, the only options for entertainment were the non-AC cinema theatres and hanging out at the railway station. If you were a dude, I mean. If you were not a dude, lol.

Reading Rhea Chakraborty's public vilification as a modern-day witch hunt: Actress' harassment has historic roots
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Reading Rhea Chakraborty's public vilification as a modern-day witch hunt: Actress' harassment has historic roots

The way women who are accused of witchcraft are dragged outdoors to be publicly shamed has now translated into a countless number of people consuming a new 'exposé' on Rhea Chakraborty every day on primetime television.

'Unbecoming of an Indian woman': Karnataka HC tells survivor who claimed to have fallen asleep after being raped; gives bail to accused
India

'Unbecoming of an Indian woman': Karnataka HC tells survivor who claimed to have fallen asleep after being raped; gives bail to accused

Granting an advance bail to the rape accused, Justice Krishna S Dixit of the Karnataka HC also observed 'This is not the way our women react when they are ravished'

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.

Crux of 'bois locker room' case lies in unpacking link between performance of masculinity and sexual violence
India

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

What 'bois locker room' case underscores about misogyny: The real problem isn’t on Instagram, it’s in our homes
India

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.

The Corona of Misogyny: What kind of man wishes rape on women who oppose death for rapists?
Opinion

The Corona of Misogyny: What kind of man wishes rape on women who oppose death for rapists?

You might imagine that trolls are too preoccupied with their Corona-related bile to care about everyday misogyny. Wishful thinking. Since the hanging of the four men convicted in the 2012 Delhi gangrape this weekend, the Army of Animosity has found time to pop open bottles of virtual champagne to celebrate the rapists’ deaths while also turning on those who oppose capital punishment for rape | Anna MM Vetticad writes

Gwyneth Paltrow describes Shallow Hal as 'disaster': Five times when stars admitted to their films' questionable stance
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Gwyneth Paltrow describes Shallow Hal as 'disaster': Five times when stars admitted to their films' questionable stance

Gwyneth Paltrow or Saif Ali Khan are not the only celebs who have candidly questioned the messaging of their films or characters.

BJP slams Tej Pratap Yadav over misogynistic 'Nitish Kumari' jibe, advises him against emulating RJD supremo Lalu Prasad
Politics

BJP slams Tej Pratap Yadav over misogynistic 'Nitish Kumari' jibe, advises him against emulating RJD supremo Lalu Prasad

The BJP on Thursday accused Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tej Pratap of misogyny for his remarks berating Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi and asking them to replace Kumar in their names with 'Kumari', often used with the names of girls

Tushar Hiranandani on Bhumi, Taapsee and ageism, Saand Ki Aankh’s Shashi Kapoor connect, misogyny and why he won't do another Masti
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Tushar Hiranandani on Bhumi, Taapsee and ageism, Saand Ki Aankh’s Shashi Kapoor connect, misogyny and why he won't do another Masti

Tushar Hiranandani defends his directorial debut Saand Ki Aankh, against allegations of ageism, and his past filmography that includes the Masti franchise.

Manohar Lal Khattar asks Rahul Gandhi to not ‘manufacture statements’, after Congress leader's criticism of his 'Kashmiri brides’ remark
Politics

Manohar Lal Khattar asks Rahul Gandhi to not ‘manufacture statements’, after Congress leader's criticism of his 'Kashmiri brides’ remark

The Narendra Modi-led government's bid that the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A will usher a 'new era of development' in Jammu and Kashmir and will promote women empowerment in the state, is likely to be drowned out by misogynistic statements regarding Kashmiri women from senior BJP leaders like Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

Om Birla to ask Azam Khan to apologise in Lok Sabha for sexist remark against BJP’s Rama Devi, says Pralhad Joshi
India

Om Birla to ask Azam Khan to apologise in Lok Sabha for sexist remark against BJP’s Rama Devi, says Pralhad Joshi

Om Birla will ask Azam Khan to apologise on the floor of the House for his sexist remarks against BJP member Rama Devi, Pralhad Joshi said.

Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga says his controversial interview was edited in 'very wrong way'
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Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga says his controversial interview was edited in 'very wrong way'

Following backlash for his interview, Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga says the protagonist's views have been mistaken as his own.

Kabir Singh: Shahid Kapoor says wife Mira Rajput encouraged him to sign Arjun Reddy remake
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Kabir Singh: Shahid Kapoor says wife Mira Rajput encouraged him to sign Arjun Reddy remake

Shahid Kapoor said Mira Rajput encouraged him to take up Kabir Singh after watching Arjun Reddy as she thought the character had potential.

Kabir Singh: Sandeep Reddy Vanga defends film against 'pseudo' criticism: It's not love if you can't demonstrate it physically
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Kabir Singh: Sandeep Reddy Vanga defends film against 'pseudo' criticism: It's not love if you can't demonstrate it physically

Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Wanga said that critics are 'parasites' who are the 'real threat to the film industry'.

As Kabir Singh battles brickbats, a look at Malayalam cinema's recent subversion of toxic alpha males
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As Kabir Singh battles brickbats, a look at Malayalam cinema's recent subversion of toxic alpha males

Kabir Singh is being slammed for its depiction of toxic masculinity. We journey around Malayalam cinema to check how it has fared on this subject over the years.

De De Pyaar De movie review: Tabu, Ajay Devgn champion male infidelity, hatred for women, a weird notion of modern coolth
Bollywood

De De Pyaar De movie review: Tabu, Ajay Devgn champion male infidelity, hatred for women, a weird notion of modern coolth

Animosity towards women underlies the entire screenplay of De De Pyaar De and a weird twist in the end, that is supposed to be cool, is too terribly contrived to be convincing.

To All The Girls I’ve Loved: Sorry for All The Times I’ve Been A Casual Misogynist
FWeekend

To All The Girls I’ve Loved: Sorry for All The Times I’ve Been A Casual Misogynist

It is difficult to identify misogyny in gay men, because we can infiltrate the thinnest of cracks; after all, we are supposed to be ‘brothers in arms’

NCW asks West Bengal DGP to investigate Jadavpur University professor's 'misogynistic' comments on 'virgin brides'
India

NCW asks West Bengal DGP to investigate Jadavpur University professor's 'misogynistic' comments on 'virgin brides'

The Jadavpur University professor had written a piece on "Virgin Brides", comparing them to a sealed cold drink or a packet of biscuits.