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Stigma
6 posts
Of Breasts and Body Politics
Body Politics
There’s something inherently perverse about how the patriarchy thinks about breasts. While it freely sexualizes and glorifies women’s breasts in a toxic bacchanalia of misogyny, women themselves aren’t free to do the same. Female desire, after all, is at the margins of India’s popular culture.
Cultural Narratives Are Botching Up Trans Portrayals and Hurting Trans Communities
Trans Rights
To maintain cis-heteronormativity, popular cultural narratives, especially in the entertainment and sports industry, harm the trans community by ridiculing and appropriating transness.
6 min read
Gender Neutral Pronouns: A Guide
Gender
A guide to using gender neutral pronouns.
Five Films and Series That Portray the Reality of Mental Health Challenges
Culture
The entertainment industry has a long way to go when it comes to depicting mental illnesses in a manner that doesn’t perpetuate stigma. However, a recent spurt of shows and films seem to have kick-started some nuanced and healthy conversations.
Therapy Tuesday- Bipolar Disorder
Podcast
This episode debunks some myths about bipolar disorder and looks at why it becomes difficult for people to accept and own the diagnosis.
Therapy Tuesday- Addiction
Podcast
Addiction- that's our focus for this episode- the stigma attached to substance use and how we need to approach it with increased sensitivity.
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