Sexism and the difficult task of convincing men – 2

This is part 2 of my blog post on sexism in India, and the difficulty in convincing other men on our sexist culture and the need for change in attitude towards women; continued from https://ashwinkumar1989.online/2017/10/27/sexism-and-the-difficult-task-of-convincing-men-part-1/ . This mainly concerns the conversations between me and my right-wing and anti-feminist friend mentioned in Part 1, whose attitude proves…Read more Sexism and the difficult task of convincing men – 2

Sexism and the difficult task of convincing men – Part 1

The #MeToo campaign was helpful in many ways. It got me to publicly admit my wrongdoings  towards women (before I became a feminist); something that I should have done much earlier, without the need of a campaign to bring out guilt and remorse buried at the back of my mind. These are my two posts …Read more Sexism and the difficult task of convincing men – Part 1

Why do I feel insecure?

Why do I feel insecure?   Is it the need to please? Is it the need to impress?   Should everyone like me? Should I care what they think?   No one can be perfect Flaws are so endearing They are who you are   Why do I feel insecure? Do I need to prove…Read more Why do I feel insecure?

Patriarchy should never again see the light

Patriarchy is not just a form of society It says an entire gender is less Don't we want equality? India is a humungous mess You can't complain about potholes Government are arseholes Harassing a woman with defamation For just rapping about an abomination RJ Malishka, take a bow! For seeds you sow Gurmehar Kaur called…Read more Patriarchy should never again see the light

The dream of free speech and equal standards in India

Defamation case filed against All India Bakchod For a snapchat dog filter meme on the Prime Minister Something insulting but not sinister Being a habit of the present PM to goad The ex-PM when he was in power The same ex-PM was also mocked by AIB and many others Never was an FIR booked, ex-PM…Read more The dream of free speech and equal standards in India