Gender

Meet The New Generation Female Comedians Who Dominate 2017

What is it really like for a woman in comedy these days? With more female stand-ups at the Edinburgh Fringe than ever before, it is about pushing forwards despite a male-he...

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Helen Mirren On Why She Resisted Calling Herself A Feminist At First

Though Helen Mirren emphatically calls herself a feminist now, she admits she's resisted the term in the past. Making the commencement speech at Tulane University in New Or...

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Children Of Queer Parents Don't Have It Easy

For Megan McKnight, the natural first step after registering for classes at DePaul University in Chicago was to align herself with the school's queer community. McKnight wa...

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Should Gender Dysphoria Be A Legally Protected Disability

I know firsthand what it's like to struggle with gender dysphoria at work, and how aggravating it can be. When I was a closeted transgender woman, sometimes I'd only make i...

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Poor Crowd In Women's Matches Due To Poor TV Coverage

Mithali Raj believes India fans would stand to benefit if the women's cricket matches were broadcasted. India women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj has attributed poor a...

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Melinda Gates: How I Raised A Feminist Son

When my son Rory was born, I spent a lot of time imagining what this little person would be like when he grew up. Now, as he turns 18, I have my answer. Rory is compassiona...

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How Safe Are Sanitary Pads In India

Since only 12% of menstruating women in India use sanitary napkins, questions haven’t been raised on hygiene and safety standards and practised by the makers A woman ...

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The Conflict Within: Parsis And Gender Rights

India’s vulture crisis, which started in the 1980s, caused the Parsi Zoroastrian community to reconsider one of its practices. Traditionally, the community does not b...

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James Ivory & The Making Of A Historic Love Story

In an interview for the 2004 Criterion Collection DVD of the first film by Merchant Ivory Productions, “The Householder” (1963), James Ivory and Ismail Merchant...

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See Pharrel Talk Gender Equality, Education At NYU Commencement

"This is the first generation that navigates the world with the security and confidence to treat women as equal," artist says On Wednesday, Pharrell Williams received an ho...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017