Netflix Titles On Gender Equality And Feminism
Courtesy of social media, terms like Feminism and Gender Equality have gained popularity. These two terms symbolize a global prejudice that has destitute over half of the human population for some time now.
OTT platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime have managed to showcase feminist binge that is as empowering as entertaining. Their catalog already features action, drama, romance, cartoons, documentaries, but something related to women’s issues is exhilarating. In this list, I have compiled ten major feminist titles that got streamed on Netflix. So, without any further ado, let us start with the compilation.
10 Best Netflix Titles On Gender Equality
Unbelievable is a drama series that talks about a 2009 rape investigation based on a true event. The trio of Merritt Wever, Toni Collette, and Kaitlyn Dever brings Netflix’s factual coverage into a compelling drama that focuses on the over-heightened obstacles that keep women away from justice. Incred
Period End of Sentence
Period End of Sentence is an award-winning short documentary that showcases a feminist revolution in India.- This short documentary lasts for 25 minutes, and it talks about a convincing argument against the global stigma of menstruation.
Director Rekha Zehtabchi has followed a group of entrepreneurs in Hapur, India who have been working with grace to create affordable sanitary products and help in empowering a particular community of women.
A Secret Love
A Secret Love is a documentary of its kind, as it focuses on the lifelong relationship between two lesbians. Directed by Chris Bolan, A Secret Love, showcase the romance of two lesbians Pat Henschel and Terry Donahue, who kept their relationship hidden from society for decades. The documentary is full of love, compassion, outrage, and warmth.
Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black is a dramedy series that shows female inmates in a fictional prison. Directed by Jenji Kohan, the series has done so much that it may confuse you while deciding which aspect you should be celebrating. Is it about the Jail Industrial Complex Sizzling Shipping? Is it about raising women’s sexual assault and physical autonomy issues? Or anything else? Well, you have to watch this masterpiece to know better.
Becoming is a documentary based on the life of the former first lady of America, Michelle Obama. Created by Nadia Hallgren, who follows Michelle across a 34-city book tour for her memoir of the same name. Apart from the life of the First Lady, Becoming also showcases the unnumbered Black lives Michelle has transformed with her outstanding achievements.
She’s Gotta Have It
A nice blend of drama and comedy is what you will witness in She’s Gotta Have It. Director Spike Lee has taken a cue from his 1986 film of the same name.
Nola Darling, an ambitious New York artist, lives her life with fizz and tenacity. It may not be perfect, but still, it is fun and portrays the role of a woman in non-monogamous relationships.
Cable Girls is a Spanish drama series based in the 1920s delivered by Gema R Neira and Ramon Campos. It is an underrated Netflix drama that revolves around four friends who gain independence by working for a phone company. After watching Cable Girl, your understanding of gender equality will transform for good.
Tuca and Bertie
Tuca and Bertie is an animated series about two bird friends created by Lisa Hanawalt.- This adult animated series explores women’s issues with grace and humor. The first season of this outrageous series has already streamed on Netflix.
Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen
Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen was a groundbreaking series that reflected the life of transgenders in Hollywood. The documentary has done a tremendous job in analyzing the biased pop culture that has neglected trans completely from society. They have emphasized the fact that trans women are women.
Knock Down the House
Another documentary in the list, Knock Down the House, revolves around four candidates during the 2018 mid-term US elections. Yes, we know who won at the end of the elections, but there is still so much that we could learn from this documentary. The most important takeaway from the documentary is how women behave in American politics. It shows the double standards and patriarchal crap that’s worth a watch. And if you are a fan of AOC, you should not miss out on watching Knock Down The House.
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Time to wrap up:
It is a pity that still many parts of the world are not embracing gender equality and appreciating feminism. OTT and other TV-related platforms are craving time and time again to showcase this scoundrel face of society with utmost grace and understanding. But still, people need more guidance on aspects like these. However, the ten Netflix titles listed in this post talks about women related issues in society that every literate or illiterate person should cling on.