Queering Desi, Episode 15: The Fluidity of Gender with Durga Gawde

This week, Priya chats with Durga Gawde, a genderfluid artist and activist based in India.
Food For Thought

‘Meat Came Between Me and My Man’ — U.K. Female Artists Share Food For...

"Everyone has a story about food or a memory related to food. It’s a subject that is as universal as it gets, but also as individual as it gets." Anjali Mya Chadha presents "Food For Thought" - a combination of four solo performances, each of whom gave a monologue interweaving the theme of food with empowerment.
Onkar

Talking Growing Pains with Model, Influencer, and Coach Onkar Singh Dhindsa

I came across NYC based model and physique trainer, Onkar Singh Dhindsa’s profile via a mutual friend. Onkar posts daily motivational captions about growth and vulnerability and is all set to release his first self-published book, Growing Pains, on June 20th. As the self-proclaimed South Asian influencer journalist, I am, I had to know more.

Dear Dad: A Father’s Day Tribute From Brown Girls Everywhere

The following letters are written by Brown Girl contributors in honor of Father's Day.  Dearest Dad, You are my hero. Since I was a little girl, I've looked up to you. I've learned...

My Father’s Strength to Let me go Was the Greatest Gift of All

Today, I work towards raising awareness on the issue of gender inequality, I look towards solutions that can end all forms of gender violence, I think of peaceful intervention. I think of generosity. I think of my father.

Why Mosque Culture Needs to Change: An Open Letter to Masjid Aunties

The social hierarchy within the mosque is a twisted form of culture. Because you regularly go to the mosque, doesn’t mean you should get special treatment by coming in late and moving people to get a spot in front of the women’s section. Ask yourselves if you’re following Islam when you ridicule other Muslims for not practicing the “correct way.”

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