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The Parenting Challenges We Face Being First-Generation Canadians

First-generation Canadians and Americans face many struggles and today I'm talking about the specific challenges that come with parenting.

What I Learned from the Screening of Sahiyo Stories: Being Vulnerable and Learning How...

For years I’ve worked to uplift the voices of survivors of gender violence. I engage in this work because I understand that in doing so, we create dialogues that have the ability to shift cultural norms that encourage violence. Yet, sometimes, in sharing survivor stories publicly, backlash can emerge in the form of trying to dismiss or tear down a person’s experience. I share this story in hopes that it will lead to more advocacy initiatives that will prevent FGC from happening to future generations of girls.
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Former ‘Bachelor’ Contestant Marikh Mathias Spills on Life and Love as a Brown Girl

For one of the most binge-worthy and nuttiest TV shows in the world (this is perhaps arguable considering there is "Big Boss India" & "Vanderpump Rules"), race has been an ideology that...
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The Sabarimala Protests: An Issue of Choice and the Right to Have It

We hope that politicians and activist groups alike also realize that this is not an issue of faith or lack thereof, but rather, an issue of choice and the right to have it.

A Q&A with the Dynamic Comedy Duo Pooja Reddy and Zubi Ahmed of ‘Kutti...

Created by triple threats Zubi Ahmed and Pooja Reddy, who are writers, filmmakers, and comedians, Kutti Gang is a comedy show with a stellar line up of all desi women for desi women and men. Today, we sit down with Zubi and Pooja to learn a little bit more about their journey to comedy.
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Hair me Now: Growing up Biracial and Challenging the Racial Binary

My mother always jokes that I’m vain. She’s right. I place huge importance on my appearance.

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