Don't South Indian women deserve better representation in Bollywood, instead of the usual saree-clad, oiled hair, heavily accented ones?
When I called out a badly worded, cringeworthy 'mental health' meme on a social media page, I was told to "chill" as "it was just a joke!" NO.
This kind of eulogising of a woman who wears only a saree and being sanskaari is why questions about Sonia Gandhi trigger the feminist in me - just let women be and keep off!
Zomato released an ad featuring PV Sindhu's dad cooking, on #IWD2020. With the hashtag #SoWhatIfIDontCook it celebrates women for their skills and work other than cooking, unlike that expected of an 'ideal' woman.
Often, the subtle sexism that movies normalise, is difficult to catch, and this further affects mindsets. This needs to be called out.
Stand-up comedian Varun Grover wears nail paint - by smashing stereotypes, and explaining how it’s okay for men to wear nail paint, he has become the hero we need right now!
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