TED 2020 MainStage Talk: “Why We Must Stop Dancing To The Sound of Our Own Oppression” By Madame Gandhi

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Kiran Gandhi (Madame Gandhi) presentation at the TED MainStage night, as part of TED2020: Uncharted. Photo courtesy of TED.

Popular music is often riddled with misogynistic lyrics that objectify and demean women …so why are we listening and dancing to it? Performing a sample of her original song “Top Knot Turn Up” and sharing clips from her female-directed music video of “See Me Thru,” activist and musician Madame Gandhi explains why she’s making sex-positive music that doesn’t contribute to anyone’s oppression — and calls on music lovers to get down to tunes that empower everyone. Gandhi is one of the 20 TED Fellows in the Class of 2020. Meet the fellows here.

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Watch Madame Gandhi’s full TED Talk here.

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