Ramadan and Eid with Kids

9 Ideas to Get Your Little Ones Involved in this Special Month for Muslims

As parents it is a huge responsibility to make this special time of the year memorable, but fear not, because there are many simple ways to celebrate Ramadan and Eid with kids.

Dismantling Stigma: A Call for Culturally Conscious Mental Health Resources

The first time I went to my university’s counseling services office, I saw a friend whom I met through the Hindu Student Association. Crouched in the corner of the room, he was hurriedly filling out the patient paperwork while his eyes darted around the room to ensure his presence went unnoticed.

‘Green’ — A New Web Series Openly Talks About Sex and We’re Definitely Here for...

How many of us have felt left out of this whole “the birds and the bees” talk? I hadn’t even heard of this idiomatic expression until my high school health class and was very confused at first. What bees, which birds?

Queering Desi, Episode 10: An Ode to Brown Girls with Vivek Shraya

Queering Desi is a podcast that celebrates the unique experiences of South Asian LGBTQ+ people. Each week, a guest will chat with long-time community activist, writer, and Brown Girl editor Priya...

An Ode to the West Indian Women Who Raised Us

To the fearless West Indian who raised us, I thank you.

Establishing Cultural Clothing Day, Reclaiming the Narrative

In response to being “othered” for our culture, we need to reclaim the narrative. I propose that, on May 22, we begin cultural clothing day where we can wear our cultural clothing proudly in public and, if comfortable, share our stories.

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