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Veganism Has To Do More With Caste-Class Privilege, Than Animal Rights

In a Facebook group which strives to promote veganism in India, a political discussion turned hateful when one of the members commented “now her meat-eating community will know what violence feels like.”

Season 1 Of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Discriminates Despite Its (White) Feminist Pitch

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend drives home the concept that a woman with mental illness will be jealous, obsessed with a love interest and narcissistic to a point where they don’t acknowledge other people’s opinions.

Women’s Bodies As Collateral Damage: Silencing Those Who Have No Business Being Political

Be it Rihanna, Mia Khalifa, Amanda Cerny, Greta Thunberg, Swara Bhasker, even Kangana Ranaut and now Disha Ravi: the bodies of women taking a political stand would become collateral damage in the process.

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Anaahat (2003): Niyog Pratha & Women’s Sexual Freedom In Amol Palekar’s Film

Amol Palekar's movie Anaahat (2003), a Marathi film (Anaahat means Eternity), poses several questions about Niyog Pratha and emphasises on a woman's choice to explore her sexual freedom.

Drishyam 2 Review: A Cinematic Universe Founded On Victim Blaming

Drishyam 2 is the latest addition in mainstream entertainment cinema that plays into the tropes of popular morality that distorts women’s agency.

Analysis Of Sir (2018): Blatant Invisibilisation Of Caste Privilege

Starring Tilottama Shome and Vivek Gomber, Is Love Enough, Sir? is marketed as a progressive ‘love story’ between a man and his domestic worker that breaks societal barriers.

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