Friday, July 1, 2022
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Understanding Identity Politics: The Good, The Bad, And The Bougie

In recent years, political mobilization globally has been deeply influenced by identity politics, especially when it’s wedded with intersectionality.

Population Control And Its Prejudices Against Marginalised Bodies

Bodies with uteri have always been a site of asserting control, policing, imposing limitations in the name of ‘population control’, ‘family planning’ or ‘women empowerment’.

Book Review | Bhairavi: The Runaway By Shivani

Originally written in Hindi by Shivani and translated into English by Priyanka Sarkar, Bhairavi is rich in gothic imagery, employing the classic trope of western horror, a heroine stuck in a distinct land at the dwelling of an irresistibly handsome devil.

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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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