friends

No, I’m not Into you: the Struggle to Find Female Friends as a Queer...

My friends at the time were completely supportive when I was still trying to navigate and understand my identity, but I immediately started to notice changes in our friendships. We were once so open to talk about our deepest sexual fantasies and crushes while also being comfortable holding hands and hugging. That started to change after I told them that I was attracted to girls.
Jaspreet Kaur

‘We Need More Teachers of Colour in the Classroom’: in Conversation With Award-Winning British...

Award-winning British South Asian poet Jaspreet Kaur tackles female equality and decolonisation in education through the power of the spoken word.
miscarriage and mourning

Miscarriage and Mourning: a Perspective on Community and Healing

Throughout our grieving process, I was struck by the silence regarding miscarriages already experienced by people in my community. It was only after my husband and I committed to being open about our experiences did we hear about others experiencing something similar.
Pineapple Pachadi: An Onam Sadhya Special

Pineapple Pachadi: an Onam Sadhya Special

Happy Onam! If you’re not familiar with what Onam is, it is a yearly harvest festival in Kerala that’s celebrated by Hindus, but those of all religious backgrounds recognize it. The...
habib

Samra Habib Tells a Queer Muslim Story

A moving tale about breaking barriers and evolving into your true self, We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib is a memoir about her journey to find herself in a world that refuses to see her. Her memoir details her experience as a young Ahmadi Muslim girl in Pakistan to an older queer Canadian immigrant, and the experience immersed in the intersections of these identities.
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Identity is Multifaceted: an Interview With Actress Aneesh Sheth

BG Nikitha Menon recently interviewed the wonderful Aneesh Sheth, from Marvel’s "Jessica Jones." Her perspective on identity was truly eye opening.

Ladki Power

You don't always have to use whole cottons and raw silks to create looks that scream "fashion." With sustainable fashion becoming the focus of top designers and labels, Lakme Fashion Week W/F'19 encouraged designers of 'The Platform' segment to push the fashion envelope while keeping in mind zero waste and recyclable items.
Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2019 was a magical affair. With the who's who of Bollywood in attendance, it only made sense that these stars turned showstoppers for the designers, too. Here's presenting our top 10 favorite showstopper looks from the five-day long fashion extravaganza.
Nikita Jainsinghani is known to give Karan Johar his suave looks and swagger. She's made a phenomenal mark in the world of fashion, and she is just getting started!
Get back to school ready with Chickpea Curry Salad Sandwiches. Back to school is right around the corner, I know how difficult it is to think of lunches. I got just the sandwich for you for when you and...
Need some tips and tricks to get your makeup on point? Seven of our favorite brown beauty enthusiasts share all their secrets for the perfect face beat.

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