Radhika Vaz has been touted as this generation's feminist voice. So I went on to engage with her on one of her live videos that she keeps doing on Facebook. This post is a response/reaction (?) to Radhika Vaz's recent live video on her condemning Harvey Weinstein among only a million other things. Click here … Continue reading Radhika Vaz got some fem’splaining to do
This post is a response to a recent facebook post that went up. I'm attaching a link below for you to go through that. https://www.facebook.com/tara.marshall.754/posts/1450091598417170?pnref=story To understand why I find this particular post unnecessary, ridiculous and deeply problematic, I first need to clear my stance on sexual objectification. I don't think that this … Continue reading Objectification Ouchie
I noticed that it is very adversarial when you start associating yourself with something that is not popular, in this case it happens to be feminism. I think that it has something to do with feminism's success in equating the term itself with support for women's equality. So when you say that you are 'against … Continue reading Why Decry Feminism?
After a deep and long thinking and introspection that was directed solely at my stance on certain issues and my acceptance of certain labels, I was forced to ask myself a series of questions. Is the feminism/patriarchy that I talk about what I see in my day-to-day life? Can all forms of feminism be referred … Continue reading Feminism and Double, Triple, Quadruple Standards
A recent acquaintance recommended a beautiful and thought provoking read called the Second Sexism- Discrimination Against Men and Boys by David Benatar. To say that it was heartbreaking to read would only be scratching the surface. I'd implore you to read the book, if you are interested in the topic to begin with. I also … Continue reading Second Sexism and the Male Oppression
After my last post, I started to wonder how exactly feminism gained the enormous amount of appreciation and support it did when it was on principle unfounded and clearly against the then present notions of social and political norms. On doing just a cursory glance on the history of feminism, and the basic gendered notion … Continue reading Deconstructing Patriarchy and Reality of Female Privilege
Decoding Feminism and deriving conclusions.