Brown Boy Answers: How do I Make him Spend More Time With Me?

Dear ZJ, I have been talking to a boy in medical school for several years. Our relationship is long distance and I find that whenever we have free time, he never wants to spend time with me.

55 Experts Reveal Their Best Indian Weddings Tips for South Asian Brides

These 55 Indian wedding tips are everything you need to plan the perfect nuptials.

How ‘Get Out’ Reminded Me of My Failure to Stand Up For My Black Lover

I once had the privilege of falling in love with the most handsome, smartest, and most importantly, kindest human being in the world. He also happened to be a black man in America, who took on a brave task: dating a Bengali urban-American whose family was so deeply infected with colonialism and hypocrisy.

Dear My Main Man: A Daughter’s Letter of Love to Her Father

Dear My Main Man,

I write to you because out of every helping hand I have received in this world, yours is the one with the most impact. You receive the least amount of credit and praise for the things you do. You’ve always stood back and let me shine or run in the rain knowing I always get caught up in a storm. You’re always stepping in when I call for you, knowing you can’t be more than a few feet away ready to comfort me in your arms as you have been doing for years. It’s time that light radiates on who you are and the love that you have shown me.

A Rendevous with Rupi Kaur and Her Riveting Performance

Rupi Kaur’s formerly self-published collection “Milk and Honey” has sold 1.4 million copies around the world and is currently into its 16th printing edition.

Sumona and Binny’s Wedding: The Whimsical Affair

With both the bride and groom coming from different backgrounds, how did they fuse both elements of their culture into their wedding?

20 Years Since Harry Potter Made a Special Place in My Heart

by Jessie Brar – Follow @jessieebrar Harry Potter has a special place in my…

Religion is Not the Only Way: This Ramadan, Let’s Consider Those with Mental Illnesses

by Faria Akram – Follow @followingfaria It’s 9 AM on a Saturday…

Poem: ‘Relishing in Comfort’

When we find ourselves in the embrace of love and affection, we often forget to emphasize on the regular happenings of the day. The very bond between a couple that binds them in simplicity and unspoken understanding, is often overlooked and not so much given attention to.

Rida and Hazim’s Wedding: The Happily Ever After.

Rida and Hazim had what they call an “offbeat Indian-Pakistani Muslim Wedding” and boy is it something to see.

Poem: ‘She Walks in Beauty’

The dew of the morning
Shone like diamonds on my brows-
I could feel ancient tunes storming
in the vaults of my heart, resonating your vows.

Help! The Pressure to Marry and Have Kids is Destroying Us

For whatever reason – biological, financial, psychological – some of us have not been lucky enough to turn our own dreams into a reality yet, if ever. Unfortunately, insensitive relatives and even friends often overlook our circumstances and fail to show compassion.

You’ve Said ‘Yes’—Now it’s Time For Engagement Party Planning

After that proposal high, it will soon be time to start engagement party planning.

7 South Asian Stereotypes That Never Get Old

What are the most common stereotypes associated with us South Asians?

The Crimson Bride: Ayisha and Jekin Take Bali

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Holi, Lord Krishna, and the Perfect Hues of Blue

It’s all about love and color on Holi, so we thought it would be ideal to incorporate all it’s elements and make something contemporary, abstract, yet traditional.

I Saw my Friend’s Husband on Tinder. But is he Really Cheating?

by Aditi Paul – Follow @Browngirlmag  December 29, 2016—I was on my…

#BrownGirlsTalkSex: Dear Sweet Girls, Believe Me that You Deserve More

by Anonymous – Follow @BrownGirlMag Having been raised in a very sheltered, South…

Why We Need to Break The ‘South Asian Mentality’ of Success

I have seen this time and time again, where Indian American children go into their college years completely sheltered and unready for free will. They have only one goal in mind—becoming a physician, an engineer, a techy or something that guarantees a steady income. But why?

#BrownGirlsTalkSex: I Can’t Forgive or Forget, But I Still Have My Pride

by Anonymous – Follow @BrownGirlMag Three years ago, if you asked me what…