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Fertility: Jeff Koons' "Baroque Egg With Bow" sculpture at Sotheby's in New York May 1, 2009.(REUTERS)

Review: Breasts and Eggs, a Novel by Mieko Kawakami

Hindustan Times | By Vrinda Nabar
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 08:20 PM IST
Humorous, ironic and occasionally tragic-comic, the Japanese writer’s new novel looks at the ways in which many women have quietly subverted gender roles
Location courtesy: Hilton Garden Inn New Delhi/ Saket ;Styling: Tanya Aggarwal; Art direction: Amit Malik; Make-up and hair: Anuj Dogra (Delhi) and Bhagyashree Vaid (Mumbai)(Vinod Aggarwal and Shivangi Kulkarni)
Location courtesy: Hilton Garden Inn New Delhi/ Saket ;Styling: Tanya Aggarwal; Art direction: Amit Malik; Make-up and hair: Anuj Dogra (Delhi) and Bhagyashree Vaid (Mumbai)(Vinod Aggarwal and Shivangi Kulkarni)

HT Brunch Cover Story: 11 women define feminism differently

Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2020 10:08 PM IST
Strength, status or mere symbolism, what the F word really means to the strong and successful women of today
A painting of the Brontë sisters – (left to right) Anne, Emily and Charlotte – in the National Portrait Gallery, London.(Getty Images)
A painting of the Brontë sisters – (left to right) Anne, Emily and Charlotte – in the National Portrait Gallery, London.(Getty Images)

Bicentenary special: The other Brontë

Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 07:59 PM IST
Overshadowed by her sisters’ literary fame, Anne Brontë is now regarded as a feminist writer by many
In a society where it’s natural to expect children after marriage, 89% of the users said they will choose to be with a partner in a serious relationship even if they can’t have children.(Unsplash)
In a society where it’s natural to expect children after marriage, 89% of the users said they will choose to be with a partner in a serious relationship even if they can’t have children.(Unsplash)

Women should refuse to marry into a family that requires a dowry: 85% OKCupid users

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 12:54 PM IST
OkCupid revealed these statistics in its year in review report for 2019.
People participate in a queer parade in Delhi on November 25, 2018.(HT Archive)
People participate in a queer parade in Delhi on November 25, 2018.(HT Archive)

Holding discussions on sexuality, gender key to clearing prejudices

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Dhrubo Jyoti
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 11:17 AM IST
For Rohit and 240 million of his adolescent peers in India, questions of sexuality, masculinity, gender roles and relationships are everyday problems, made more difficult by the absence of any information and the stymieing of discussions around these so-called taboo topics.
For boys and girls, simply having opportunities to hack were significant in starting such behaviour.(Unsplash)
For boys and girls, simply having opportunities to hack were significant in starting such behaviour.(Unsplash)

Ways girls get into hacking differ from boys

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 02:58 PM IST
According to a recent study, kids who had mobile phone access early on were more likely to hack -- especially if they lived in larger cities.
Foodie call: The new dating trend emerging on the scene?(Unsplash)
Foodie call: The new dating trend emerging on the scene?(Unsplash)

Foodie call: The new dating trend emerging on the scene?

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 03:44 PM IST
Foodie call refers to an emerging dating trend where people go on dates only to have some lip-smacking free food. It could occur in all types of relationships.
Women in Saudi Arabia will now be allowed to travel without their male guardians.(REUTERS Photo)
Women in Saudi Arabia will now be allowed to travel without their male guardians.(REUTERS Photo)

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male ‘guardian’ approval

Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2019 08:28 AM IST
The restriction that drew international censure and prompted extreme attempts by residents to flee the kingdom ended Thursday.
It’s important to teach girls to be their full selves and not to just make themselves likeable(Shutterstock)
It’s important to teach girls to be their full selves and not to just make themselves likeable(Shutterstock)

Women’s Day for feminists: Here’s to women owning their days and nights

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 09:36 PM IST
It’s liberating to drop the mask of being shiny, happy people at all times
According to a July 2018 International Labour Organization (ILO)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
According to a July 2018 International Labour Organization (ILO)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Men sharing childcare make society more equal

PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2019 03:26 PM IST
Social assumptions about Noble Mothers who sacrifice careers for their children are deeply ingrained
Even if Hardik Pandya’s (in photo) comeuppance has been far too harsh, at least we’re talking about it. In a post #MeToo world, conversations around gender must include conversations with and about men(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Even if Hardik Pandya’s (in photo) comeuppance has been far too harsh, at least we’re talking about it. In a post #MeToo world, conversations around gender must include conversations with and about men(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Why we must include men in the gender discourse

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2019 02:26 PM IST
It is understandable that this generation of men, socialised to believe in a certain kind of masculinity, feel uncomfortable as the spotlight is turned on their behaviour instead of on conditioning or deconditioning women, as it has been for a long time
Hilary Swank in Boys Don’t Cry (1999) based on the story of transman Brandon Teena who was raped and murdered in Nebraska, USA in 1993.(Alamy Stock Photo)
Hilary Swank in Boys Don’t Cry (1999) based on the story of transman Brandon Teena who was raped and murdered in Nebraska, USA in 1993.(Alamy Stock Photo)

Excerpt: Invisible Men by Nandini Krishnan

Hindustan Times | By Nandini Krishnan
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 09:33 AM IST
While Invisible Men looks with empathy at the many issues that female-to-male transgenders face, the author does not shy away from calling out the sexism of some Indian transmen
A manual scavenger’s tools to clean dry toilets.(AFP)
A manual scavenger’s tools to clean dry toilets.(AFP)

Review: When I Hid My Caste by Baburao Bagul

Hindustan Times | By Dhrubo Jyoti
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 01:09 PM IST
First published in Marathi in 1963, Baburao Bagul’s When I hid My Caste retains its great force in Jerry Pinto’s powerful new translation
Author, columnist and film producer Twinkle Khanna with author Amish Tripathi during the session ‘Reimagining Fiction’.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Author, columnist and film producer Twinkle Khanna with author Amish Tripathi during the session ‘Reimagining Fiction’.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

Twinkle Khanna, Amish Tripathi speak on how writing can be means to usher in societal changes

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2018 07:35 AM IST
Twinkle Khanna was a leading Bollywood actor and Amish Tripathi a banker before they took up writing full time. Both gave their valuable insights at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2018.
In Piku (2015), the protagonist’s father isn’t too keen on her getting into a serious relationship, as it might mean her moving away.
In Piku (2015), the protagonist’s father isn’t too keen on her getting into a serious relationship, as it might mean her moving away.

Father’s day special: For dads with an empty nest

Hindustan Times | By Ritisha Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 05:21 PM IST
You may be living alone now, but this Father’s Day, light up your dad’s life again. Here’s how to get him out of the loneliness.
Climate change, marriage and art all feature in this week’s good reads.(HT Team)
Climate change, marriage and art all feature in this week’s good reads.(HT Team)

HT Picks: This week’s interesting reads

Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 05:35 PM IST
A wonderfully illustrated book on artist Amrita Sher-Gil, a collection of essays on marriage, and a volume on climate change in India
A survey by Azim Premji University and Lok Niti across 8 states reveals that respondents are not open in stating their support for same-sex relationships.(AFP File Photo)
A survey by Azim Premji University and Lok Niti across 8 states reveals that respondents are not open in stating their support for same-sex relationships.(AFP File Photo)

Social acceptance of same-sex relations remains low: Survey

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Dhamini Ratnam
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2018 08:01 AM IST
A survey across eight Indian states has found that respondents are not forthcoming in stating their support of adult consensual same-sex relations.
Protesters wearing anti-Trump shirts stand in front of US President Donald Trump's personal enclosure at the US Women's Open golf tournament at Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, New Jersey (File Photo)(REUTERS)
Protesters wearing anti-Trump shirts stand in front of US President Donald Trump's personal enclosure at the US Women's Open golf tournament at Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, New Jersey (File Photo)(REUTERS)

Gender relations: The men-are-from-Mars, women-are-from-Venus White House

By Tyler Cowen
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 11:24 AM IST
The Trump administration is projecting a symbolic and rhetorical vision of an earlier America where people fit into traditional gender roles. It is no surprise that millennial women, who have unparalleled opportunities for education and autonomy, are mostly responding negatively. Older white men, of course, are much more likely to be Trump supporters
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