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Apr 14, 2018
Arjun Kapoor lashes out at media publication for derogatory, misogynistic tweet on Janhvi Kapoor — and rightfully soThe excuse media houses will give for peddling sexist and misogynist content is that there is a demand for it. But as the media, is it not our responsibility to be agents of change?
Apr 13, 2018
On Sri Reddy's protest, and the need for 'bad behaviour' which exposes how women are treated in cinemaIn her attempt to expose the quid pro quo system that exists in the Telugu film industry, Sri Reddy showed that the sexual predators are the same men who wield power | #FirstCulture
Mar 16, 2018
Ex-Karnataka DGP HT Sangliana receives public ire for comment on 2012 Delhi gangrape victim's mother 'good physique'A former Karnataka senior cop has found himself surrounded by fresh controversy for his alleged remarks over the physical appearance of Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi gangrape victim Jyoti Singh
Feb 10, 2018
I've begun to fear as even girls have started drinking beer, says Goa CM Manohar ParrikarGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is a worried man these days as girls have started consuming alcohol
Jan 31, 2018
Formula One ends practice of using 'grid girls' before races to keep up with modern day societal normsSean Bratches, Managing Director, Commercial Operations at Formula 1 said the practice was not "appropriate or relevant to Formula 1 and its fans, old and new, across the world."
Jan 30, 2018
India's meta-preference for sons led to 21 million unwanted girls, says 'pink' Economic Survey: Punjab, Haryana worst offendersThe pink-coloured Economic Survey observed that the adverse sex ratio of females to males has led to 63 million "missing" women.
Jan 26, 2018
IIT-B is failing at protecting its women from sexism; here's how the institution needs to step upAt IIT-B, your day starts with casual sexism and ends with chauvinism, writes Maitreyee Shukla
Jan 25, 2018
Pakistan's Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar apologises for remarks comparing length of speech to woman's skirtPakistan's Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday apologised over his remarks comparing the length of a speech to that of a woman's skirt.
Jan 24, 2018
'Good speech should be like a woman's skirt': Pakistan Chief Justice comes under fire for sexist analogyPakistani women's rights activists on Tuesday criticised the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and demanded a public apology over his 'skirt' analogy.
Jan 19, 2018
Aziz Ansari row shows men wishing to be feminist allies must take off blinkers of privilegeFar from an era of Victorian prudery, the discourse over the Aziz Ansari incident could usher in a radical redefinition of love and sexuality, something that is more in tune with gender power politics | #FirstCulture