Bijoy Dibosh: The Birth of Bangladesh, it’s Mother Language, and My Mother

As the child of Bangladeshi immigrants, my parents ensured that my brother and I grew up knowing and understanding our roots. If we tried to speak with them in English, they wouldn’t respond until we repeated it in Bangla. As a young girl just trying to get her message across, this was a tad bit frustrating at times. That is until I learned the history of amar shonar Bangla (my precious Bangladesh), and why exactly it is crucial that I continue to speak Bangla fluently and embrace the other aspects of my culture as well.

Let’s Talk #JoPra and Why The Stigma Around Age-Gap Relationships Needs To Go

Their whirlwind romance has drawn a lot of positive attention, but there has also been a surprising amount of criticism of their relationship. People keep pointing out that Priyanka is a bit older than Nick. But is the age gap truly a big deal?

What Zayn Malik’s Career Tells us About Islamophobia

A naïve Bradford teen suddenly thrust into the strains of fame, Malik initially wore his religion on his sleeve. He sent out tweets with Eid wishes, discussed Ramadan and proclaimed the Shahadah before the world wide web. These were not political acts - these were the embodiment of an 18 year old British-Muslim boy narrating his life.

‘Witches, Sluts, and Feminists’: Channeling our Inner Witch

With Halloween having just passed a month ago, witch hunts and femininity are still on my mind. In her recent book "Witches, Sluts, and Feminists," Kristen J. Sollee discusses the challenges posed by “misinformation and demonization as consistent threads in the history of women’s sexual and reproductive health.”

Being a First Generation Canadian: Why Sleepovers Were an Absolute No in My House!

Being a first-generation Canadian, there were many experiences I was completely forbidden such as sleepovers! Join the conversation with me.
Hussain Manawer

Poet Hussain Manawer Redefines Masculinity Ahead of Headline Gig at Iconic London Venue

Poet and Activist Hussain Manawer is set to perform at London’s iconic Scala club, promising the audience an emotional experience they will not forget.

Stay Connected

Beauty elixirs are your best, all-natural go-tos when it comes to healthy hair and glowing skin. Try these DIY drinks to get you started!
I’ve been hearing a lot about this new trend in India with “pani puri ice cream” and I was a little intrigued but also grossed out. My sister actually tried it when she was there a few months ago...
I asked Tom to join me this time and test out one of Vasanti Cosmetics' best selling products — their BrightenUp! Exfoliating Cleanser, which is known to be popular for both men and women.
Brown Girl Magazine presents the perfect holiday gift guide for your favorite beauty buff! She'll be singing your praises all year round!
Don't know what to get your favorite feminist this Christmas? Well, we're here to make your job easier with a holiday gift guide that'll have you ready for the occasion in no time!


BG Blog


Brown Boy