Uyare – Movie Review

Posted on July 23, 2020Leave a comment

Uyare is a 2019 Indian Malayalam-language drama film directed by Manu Ashokan, written by Bobby & Sanjay and produced by the sister-trio Shenuga, Shegna, and Sherga. The film stars Parvathy Thiruvothu, Asif Ali and Tovino Thomas. Music was done by Gopi Sundar, Cinematography by Mukesh Muraleedharan and edited by Mahesh Narayanan. The story follows the […]

So, Who Wears The Pants?

Posted on July 22, 2020Leave a comment

Who says femininity is a woman thing? Before we get into the depths of femininity, let’s look at the definitions of ‘sex’ and ‘gender’.  Sex refers to the biological fact i.e the reproductive organ of an individual. While gender refers to traits and social positions that individuals associate with being male or female. The ideas […]

The Female Body: How Do We See It (Her?)

Posted on July 15, 2020Leave a comment

History has shown time and again that a woman’s body has been sexualised, objectified and commoditised. It so happens that her body is everybody else’s and by that I mean, everybody else dictates how she positions her body, what she feeds it, how she takes care of it and what she does with it.    […]

This is what a Feminist looks like

Posted on August 20, 2018Leave a comment

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi once said, “No two leaves are alike, and yet there is no antagonism between them or between the branches on which they grow.” yet Article 19 remains an important page in our Constitution far from being practiced in free India. Why do we need feminism? Because one in four women are subject […]

C A T W A L K // Walk of Shame

Posted on July 10, 2018Leave a comment

On the catwalk   They tell you to walk with your head held high, chin up, eyes forward, strut like you own the place.   On the sidewalk   They tell you to keep your head down; don’t look left don’t look right, walk briskly. If they don’t realize you exist: you’re safe.   On […]

What Is A Woman? The Alien Perspective

Posted on June 19, 2018Leave a comment

There is a not-so-far-away planet where the ideas of “man” and “woman” as we know it do not exist. Everyone is just an Alien – there’s no pink and blue, no particular qualities, stereotypes or judgments associated with either sex. On this planet, Aliens have biological differences but not social ones. Any clothes, any characteristics, […]