‘Badass Indian Pinups’ Artist Nimisha Bhanot Talks Art, Identity and Female Empowerment

Indo-Canadian artist Nimisha Bhanot reached the height of Internet celebrity this week when her painting series, “Badass Indian Pinups,” went viral after being featured on BuzzFeed.

10 South Asian YouTubers on Our Must-Watch List

We’ve all been there: one moment we’re watching the “Ek Pal Ka Jeena” music video and then three hours later, we somehow end up on an endless stream of “baby playing with puppy” videos.

First-Ever South Asian Millennials Conference to Take Place in NYC This Weekend

The first-ever, one-of-a-kind, South Asian Millennials Conference is taking place at Columbia University, New York on February 13 and 14.

Pakistani Hatecopy Artist Maria Qamar Shares Advice and Vision

Maria Qamar reminds us how ridiculous desi culture can get when living in the Western world in her eye-catching, comic book style, hilarious art she creates, known as Hatecopy.

20 South Asian Actors to Watch on Television Right Now

Diversity in the media is starting to improve, albeit at a rather glacial pace when it comes to the Asian and South Asian community. So, for now, let’s celebrate the South Asian actors in current television series and those who are premiering on our small screens soon!

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About ‘The Quintessential Durga Pujo Dictionary’

One Brown Girl, Srishti Guptaroy, did just that in a witty and unprecedented way for Durga Pujo!

‘Dukhtar’: A Powerful Must-Watch Pakistani Film with a Focus on Child Marriage

In Afia Nathaniel’s directorial debut, “Dukhtar,” this concept of freedom, and fleeing to find it, become the stage for a heartwarming story of the bond between a mother and her daughter, tribal conflicts, and the age-old practice of child marriages.

Director Leesa Gazi Hopes to Give Bangladesh’s Birangona a Voice in her Upcoming Film ‘Rising Silence’

It was while reading Pakistani author, Kamila Shamsie’s novel, “Kartography” I came to know about the thousands of Bangladeshi women who were raped during the 1971 Liberation War of Pakistan.

5 Must-Try East Meets West Kurta Looks For Autumn

This entire fall season Khaadi has been an ultimate love of mine. I have worn some of their kurtas to gatherings and parties. The outfits exhibit a blend of western fashion with eastern embroidery, which makes them stand out from the crowd. During New York Fashion Week, I wore some of the most stunning outfits by Khaadi.

20 Must-Read Books for Every 20-Something South Asian American

Sometimes you need a little guidance when it comes to great books. Here at BG we have compiled a list of books that have moved us—we hope you like them too!