Aayushi Jagad and Sumedh Natu’s video shows how AIB, known for being vocal about socio-political matters and those pertaining to gender equality and sexism, has also been using women as fillers in their videos, when the sketch in itself is not about women and largely targetting that particular audience.
This old video still holds relevance today, as it shows a teenage kid going to different shops, trying to buy beer, cigarettes, racy magazines and lottery tickets and getting turned down by each shopkeeper because he was too young to possess any of these legally. The gun purchase took minutes!
While Taslima Nasreen goes on to tweet that “men have to give up on misogyny to let half of human species live safely”, she initially reacts to the horrific incident of a man masturbating in a Delhi bus by saying that it should not seen as a “big crime” in the era of “rape culture”. “Men should rather masturbate, than rape and murder.
PadMan challenge: Quite a few people, like Mallika Dua, decided to row against the flow holding their main concern as ‘taking up the challenge means unnecessarily opening up a pack of sanitary napkins — something which is still a luxury for many women around us to afford — and wasting them’.
Now, as the nation is still reeling under the shock of the news of an 8-month-old getting brutally raped by her 28-year-old, Renuka Shahane took to Facebook to ask if we have become immune to rape.
Naming, shaming and calling out a man for the strong abusive language he used against her — with no provocation whatsoever, Renuka Shahane posted a long message on Facebook saying her “heart goes out to all prostitutes”.
Additionally, another tweet where Fasih Ahmed ‘explains’ rape has gone viral too, in spite of his deleting it. ““Rape by, say, Obama is rape. Rape by, say, Tom Cruise is everyone’s dream come true. All subjective” reads the tweet.
Actor and director Amber Tamblyn joined force in explaining how the #MeToo movement was so much more than people’s opinions of what it was. She said that coercing a woman into having sex is an “abuse of power” and is no less a form of sexual assault in itself.
Known for taking resilient stands on social media on various social and political issues of currency, Renuka Shahane spoke this time against the continual call of ban on Padmaavat.
According to reports, Kunal Kamra said he has outgrown the trope of getting laugh at the expense of the lesser privileged and wants to “punch up and not punch down”.
Day after row erupts over sharing plates with non-vegetarians, the concerned mess council of IIT Bombay said there was no such ‘imposition’ and the email was only a request. While some argue the request is deep-rooted in casteism, others think it’s a valid point.
The recent case of comedian Aziz Ansari being accused of sexual misconduct has raised several uncomfortable but relevant questions. How much leeway can one give and where does one draw the line? Two journalists have spoken about it on Twitter.
Pakistani actress Nadia Jamil’s brave stand on how emphasising that men are not the custodians of women’s bodies is one of the important steps that could ensure rape becomes a myth, has gone viral, especially on Twitter.
Pakistan rape and murder case: This is how social media users across the world came together to condemn the inhuman act that has stirred the world, especially Pakistan.
Many on the Internet raised concerns over how there was not enough noise made when 14 people were killed in the Kamala Mills fire tragedy. Amidst ruing over how this was a bad start to 2018, many even asked the government to “wake up”.
Four videos showing how fruit and vegetable vendors exhibit a sleight of hand while weighing their wares for buyers and cheating them have gone viral on Facebook. The videos were shared with the caption: “This is how people gonna cheat you. Watch it carefully till the end.”
Taking the Padmavati row to dizzying heights, a Karni Sena member recently threatened to chop off Deepika Padukone’s nose. Twitter has been buzzing with support for the actor ever since the news surfaced on social media.
Renuka Shahane took to Facebook to express her shock after the latest revelation about the murder in the Ryan International murder case. Evidently disturbed, she pointed out how violence is being considered as cool in today’s time.
With over 7,200 shares on the doctor’s Facebook post narrating the young girl’s story, the Internet just cannot have enough of the girl who decided to undergo liver transplant for her father’s surgery and good health.
Uploaded on the Internet by a Facebook user, the video comes attached with a copy of the FIR that was filed against the drivers of the four-wheeler.
The brother said that the elderly man is in his fifties and has gone through two brain surgeries and is physically weak and his 19-year-old son, whose actual name is Durgesh, is his only child and has been shouldering many responsibilities from the tender age of ten.
The comments under Ameesha Patel’s pictures ranged from “These things don’t suit her,” “Ameesha must age gracefully rather than sharing these pictures” to “Aaj suhag rat hai kya.”
The multilingual song begins by “celebrating” the Supreme Court’s August 24 judgement that the Right to Privacy is fundamental and natural and then goes on to address how Aadhar card is infringing into the private space of a citizen.
After Akshay Kumar’s controversial comments on a video clip, Mallika Dua shared her opinion through three tweets where she expounded on how wrong it is to judge a woman by the characters she has played in the past and how that doesn’t stop her from taking a stand.
Adding her voice to the #MeToo movement, Richa Chadha seems to be of the opinion that the onus is on all of us, instead of just bringing women who have been living with the harrowing experiences they have been through in the past to account.
Uma Sharma, travelling to the airport in Hyderabad, was in an Uber taxi when the driver slowed the car on a relatively empty road. She wrote in a Facebook post that the man was apparently masturbating as he kept glancing at her through the rear-view mirror.
People globally are sharing sexual abuse stories with #MeToo, and it’s making us sad and angry. The #MeToo movement has become a rallying cry on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook for people – both men and women – to take a stand against sexual harassment, abuse and assault.
A 20-year-old student from Netherlands decided to take a selfie with each man who has cat-called her and posted their pictures on Instagram. And the results are, well, disturbing to say the least
Suistudio, a clothing company launched an advertisement campaign with the hashtag #NotDressingMen that shows women in pantsuits while naked men as props in the background. But is reverse sexism the ‘answer’ to years of ‘objectification of women’ in popular media?
Soon after news of the Aarushi murder case verdict reached social media, there seemed to be a collective sigh of relief as the general mood was in support of the Talwars.
Arvida Bystrom, a 26-year-old Swedish model, posted a picture of her in a pink dress and grey sneakers with her natural leg hair as she posed for Adidas Originals on her Instagram. Shockingly, the photo caused people to send her rape threats because she showed body hair.
In what is shocking a case of cyber sexual-harassment at its worse, a guy – identified as belonging to Kolkata – wrote a vitriolic rape threat on a girl’s photo, threatening her 14-year-old brother as well.
In an effort to promote their products, several brands, apart from Dove, time and again have put out content that have been interpreted as racist and inconsiderate. And by doing so they have not only upheld white supremacy but have also perpetuated the belief that having a darker complexion puts one in an extremely disadvantageous position.
Shared on Facebook and YouTube, the 3.5-minute video shows how this 13-year-old child is so deep under the influence of ‘solution’, and the horrifying aftereffects of the addiction has got Netizens to sit up and notice.
According to a Facebook post by a popular Bangladeshi photographer, 10-year-old girl Santa would often run away from hime after her mother’s demise, sometimes for several nights together. Her father, a cobbler, would find her on the streets where prostitutes could be found, and once he even saw her sniffing glue from his shoe mending box.
The shocking incident reportedly took place in Lucknow’s St John Vianney High School, when the Class III student was mercilessly beaten up by a teacher for not saying “present, ma’am”. He was apparently