M.A.S.E.S on Gender Stereo typing in Media:
Gender stereotyping create stress & wrong ideologies in the minds of Men, Women, the Gender Queer and the society as a whole. The Male Dominant Ideology engages itself in categorizing People, infuse discrimination in the society based on Caste, Color, Creed, Race, Religion, Class and Gender. These Constructed Sexist Ideologies also portray that ‘beauty & color” is an important ‘Value’. M.A.S.E.S (Movement Against Sexual Exploitation and Sexism) is a group that also aims at Opposing ‘Gender bias, Concept of Beauty, Color, Sexism and Genderism’, Sexual, Economic & any other forms of exploitation based on Gender, Caste, Color, Creed, Religion, Physical Evaluation.
ABOUT THIS ONLINE PORTAL
This portal is the official organ of m.a.s.e.s moderated by it’s founder Kotravai. The objective of this portal is to serve as a platform to create awareness on Gender Rights, disseminate knowledge on the gender minorities. Support and Fight for Women’s Rights and the gender queer.
Most of the articles are updated by the Moderator. Few other contributors have also been given rights to post articles on their website.
The portal encourages works which are Pro-feminist, Anti-racist, Anti-Sexist. The Moderator follows Marxist-Socialist-Feminist Philosophy. She is also a follower of Periyar and Ambedkar thoughts.
Hereby a request is made to contributors and People who wish to send articles to this blog to be sensitive about the principle on which the blog is constructed upon. We believe in freedom of expression, but abusive writing, reactive feminism, Religious Praise etc is not welcome.
Not all posts on this blog is the view of the moderator, they may be published here for discourse and debate over it.
We welcome articles both in English and Tamil Language. Again we insist on ‘Principled’ writing.