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Indian Authors addressing sexism in comic books

Are comic book authors addressing deep-rooted sexism through their narratives?

While subtle sexism still plays a part in comic books, Indian authors change the narrative for female characters with new identities and real stories

Published on 25th June 2021
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'Feminism, sexism and homophobia are discussed on the show,' says actress Asheema Vardaan about season 2 of Dev DD

The actress is reprising her role as Devika in the new season

Published on 4th March 2021
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Actress Fatima Sana Shaikh talks about sexism, says she was molested as a three-year-old

The actress was speaking about the various 'isms' that exist in the film industry, and addressed the issue of 'sexism'

Published on 31st October 2020
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Janhvi Kapoor opens up about casual sexism in Bollywood

The actor spoke up against the facets of sexism she has experienced in the industry

Published on 23rd July 2020

Sona Mohapatra to Ram Gopal Varma: ‘Your tweet reeks of sexism and misplaced morality’

Alongside Sona, several other social users also called out RGV for his statement.

Published on 5th May 2020
Chinmayi Sripada Priyanka Chopra #10YearChallenge

Singer Chinmayi slams trolls for #10YearChallenge meme about Priyanka Chopra; says casual sexism isn’t cool

Chinmayee said India is a country where men marry women 25 years younger than them and elsewhere in the world 60-year-old’s marry children and nobody bats an eyelid.

Published on 20th January 2019
Guerilla Girls Kochi Muziris Biennale 2018

Sexism, patriarchy keep Guerilla Girls behind gorilla masks at Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018

Two members of Guerilla Girls, the anonymous group of feminists, revealed at a lecture performance at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale.

Published on 28th December 2018
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Stand-up comedian Azeem Banatwalla about his new show and casual sexism in comedy

The comedian tours Hyderabad, Coimbatore and Chennai with his new show, Problems, this weekend. 

Published on 5th October 2018
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Azeem Banatwalla: Casual sexism has no place in stand-up comedy today

Gear up for a night of laughter as this Mumbai-based stand-up comic prepares to take the stage in Hyderabad.

Published on 20th July 2018
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Theatre For Change questions myths around sexism with their debut play in Hyderabad 

The play is inspired by For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf by American playwright Ntozake Shang.

Published on 13th July 2018
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I almost quit acting because of sexism in Hollywood: Sandra Bullock

Actress Sandra Bullock says sexism in Hollywood made her think about quitting acting altogether. 
 

Published on 6th June 2018

Comedienne Vasu Primlani is set to perform in Hyderabad

This US-born performer talks about women in comedy, sexism and more

Published on 15th December 2017
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X-Men actress cites Hollywood's sexism for exit from franchise

Actress Famke Janssen, who originally essayed the role of Jean Grey in most of the X-Men franchise films, blames Hollywood's sexism for her exit from the series

Published on 23rd October 2017

Prescribed for life: Surrane Jone talks sexism and ageism

Marital happiness is of prime consequence to Suranne Jones aka Dr Foster

Published on 21st July 2017

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