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The Women's Web Pick of the week this time focuses on "concepts" - of real women, of a good feminist, of social acceptability, especially for women...
The Women’s Web Pick of the week this time has a focus on “concepts” – concept of real women, concepts of what a good feminist should be like, concepts of social acceptability, especially for women…
Check out these links that we found interesting this week:
In her post on Ultraviolet, Shreya Sen describes the issues that come with being feminist online, especially in the age of social media.
Isha Singh Sawney writes about the ever-present conflict between feminism and waxing. Do you think the two are inherently contradictory?
We are constantly bombarded with images and ideas about “real women”, what they are like, what they should be like. But aren’t the rest of the women who don’t fit into these concepts real women too? Chelsea Fagan writes about this in her article on Thought Catalog.
Eman Al Nafjan, of Saudiwoman’s Weblog, talks about how the prohibition of women from driving infringes on their right to dignity.
Psych Babbler writes about how disliking her grey hair made her realise that judging someone for doing something you disapprove of comes easily, but you can catch yourself doing the same thing and standing in the other person’s shoes soon.
Different people want different things, but women who declare they don’t want to get married or have kids often face social recriminations and derision. How do we deal with that?
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"There is a story and a vision which makes us gravitate towards cinema. Even as we worked as assistants on ads, we realised that cinema was our true calling," say Gunpreet Kaur Mann and Deepali Singh Raseen.
The Railway Men. Mili. Cuttputli. The Diplomat. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. And more…
Let me introduce to you the talented designer duo who have worked on these, and can be considered today’s upcoming costume designers for the screen. Gunpreet Kaur Mann and Deepali Singh.
Having studied at NIFT, Gunpreet Kaur Mann sent her portfolio out to several designers. Her first gig was as an assistant stylist with Manoshi and Rushi, who also happen to be a designer duo. She worked on an ad film starring Saif Ali Khan and eventually landed a full time job with designer Vikram Phadnis. Years of experience as assistant costume designer followed, which eventually led her to getting a break.
A feminist man sometimes seems like an oxymoron, but maybe there are some out there. How is it to be married to a feminist man?
How is it to be married to a feminist man?
This is a working list. Will keep adding to it.
Do you also have a feminist man at home? And if yes, what is it to be married to him? Do share.
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