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Jack, what the hack: The absurd outrage of Brahmins against Twitter CEO
India

Jack, what the hack: The absurd outrage of Brahmins against Twitter CEO

On Sunday, a picture of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey posing with a placard reading 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy’ went viral.

Twitter apologises amid row over CEO Jack Dorsey posing with 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' placard
News & Analysis

Twitter apologises amid row over CEO Jack Dorsey posing with 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' placard

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's picture holding the placard while on his visit to India offended several Twitter users who have accused him of attacking a particular group of people

#MeToo: Understanding consent and sex-positivity in a patriarchal society
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#MeToo: Understanding consent and sex-positivity in a patriarchal society

Patriarchal hookup culture treats consent like a game, something to be secured so that technically what follows isn’t rape. Many of the narratives that have emerged during #MeToo have revealed the hollowness of the distinction between illegal rape and unethical sex.

Annapurna Devi's life and #MeToo reflect patriarchy's stranglehold on the world of Indian classical music
Life

Annapurna Devi's life and #MeToo reflect patriarchy's stranglehold on the world of Indian classical music

If Annapurna Devi's was the story of a musician who turned away from the world of performance, the other event of the week in the sphere of classical music, was the surfacing of a wave of #MeToo stories

#MeToo in India: Patriarchal attitudes have infiltrated, distorted spaces where survivors speak out
India

#MeToo in India: Patriarchal attitudes have infiltrated, distorted spaces where survivors speak out

Among the most insidious demands of patriarchy are that of the perfect messenger, perfect timing, and perfect testimony when denouncing sexual assault, abuse, or misogyny

Beating the heat and patriarchy, women in Odisha's Kalahandi set an example for other better-off districts
India

Beating the heat and patriarchy, women in Odisha's Kalahandi set an example for other better-off districts

These women should be praised and celebrated for their endeavors, for people in the future may not know of their struggles and the motivating reminiscences of a beautiful place like Odisha's Kalahandi.

#MeToo: Accusations against men can’t be construed as guilt; calculus of probability should account for innocence
India

#MeToo: Accusations against men can’t be construed as guilt; calculus of probability should account for innocence

The MeToo discourse should recognise gradations of reliability; of first and third person accounts, anonymous testimonies etc.

Tavleen Singh dubbing MeToo in India 'imitative of West' exposes her disconnect; realities for women are same worldwide
India

Tavleen Singh dubbing MeToo in India 'imitative of West' exposes her disconnect; realities for women are same worldwide

#MeToo is hugely relevant because 55 percent of nearly 1.3 billion Indians are under 25 years of age. This movement is relevant more to them than to us and our ancestors

Women protesting SC verdict on Sabarimala are living in utter slavery of patriarchy, says student activist Abhirami
India

Women protesting SC verdict on Sabarimala are living in utter slavery of patriarchy, says student activist Abhirami

Generations produced by these protesting women would also imbibe these rigid values, says Thiruvananthapuram student Abhirami.

Full text of the judgment: Supreme Court allows entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala temple
India

Full text of the judgment: Supreme Court allows entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala temple

The Supreme Court on Friday paved the way for entry of women of all ages into the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala as it ruled that the repression of women under the garb of "physiological factors" cannot be legitimised.

SC decriminalises adultery: Triumph of individual's rights over social institutions like marriage is the real victory
India

SC decriminalises adultery: Triumph of individual's rights over social institutions like marriage is the real victory

With the striking down of adultery under Section 497 of the IPC, constitutional law has finally entered the institution of marriage in a bid to ensure constitutional freedoms, destroy hierarchies, eliminate inequalities and attempt to democratise matrimonial relationships

Lack of familial and govt support in Jammu and Kashmir drives oppressed women to suicide
India

Lack of familial and govt support in Jammu and Kashmir drives oppressed women to suicide

The women's commission in Jammu and Kashmir receives nearly 10 daily complaints from women who live in despair after being abandoned by their husbands and families.

Mysskin's 'rape' remark about Mammootty shows film industry's insensitivity towards crimes against women
Entertainment

Mysskin's 'rape' remark about Mammootty shows film industry's insensitivity towards crimes against women

Mysskin's audience burst into applause when he spoke about 'raping' Mammootty, thus acknowledging his remark as the ultimate compliment to the actor

Prolonged sexual relations as good as marriage? Supreme Court's patriarchal attitude invalidates concept of consent and matrimony
India

Prolonged sexual relations as good as marriage? Supreme Court's patriarchal attitude invalidates concept of consent and matrimony

The overall attitude of the Supreme Court is problematic in this matter simply because the bench is examining the nature of relationships, i.e., scrutinising whether live-in relationships and marriages can be deemed similar in nature.

No country for women: What the furore over Thomson Reuters Foundation's findings on India misses
India

No country for women: What the furore over Thomson Reuters Foundation's findings on India misses

The point is not to merely be better than Saudi, Syria and Pakistan; if we were fourth worst or fifteenth worst on the Thomson Reuters Foundation's survey, could we still look around and feel happy at where we are?

Deepika Arwind on her play No Rest in the Kingdom, and the misconception that women aren't funny
Life

Deepika Arwind on her play No Rest in the Kingdom, and the misconception that women aren't funny

Deepika Arwind says that women are hilarious because they have managed to laugh and enable laughter through centuries of oppression

The many faces of Sita and Shankuntala: Uma Chakravarti on the need to look beyond patriarchal interpretations
Life

The many faces of Sita and Shankuntala: Uma Chakravarti on the need to look beyond patriarchal interpretations

After Sita and Shakuntala were freed of their cultural glorification and patriarchal portrayals, they became the sort of women that every feminist should aspire to be | #FirstCulture

Absolute liberty for Hadiya: Family, as an idea, must die as carrier of casteism, communalism, patriarchy
India

Absolute liberty for Hadiya: Family, as an idea, must die as carrier of casteism, communalism, patriarchy

Similar cases are regularly reported from across India where youths are killed by family members for marrying outside religion and caste.

Outrage over breastfeeding on magazine cover misplaced, the message is in gaze of model not bared breast
India

Outrage over breastfeeding on magazine cover misplaced, the message is in gaze of model not bared breast

The embarrassment and taboos around breastfeeding are very much a problem to the Savarna Hindu community that all those seemingly "problematic" markers on the cover signify.

Grihalakshmi magazine faces legal case for featuring breastfeeding model on its cover
Life

Grihalakshmi magazine faces legal case for featuring breastfeeding model on its cover

A Kerala advocate has filed a case against Grihalakshmi, calling the photograph on its cover 'lascivious' | #FirstCulture