Why Vulnerability was the Best Thing I Experienced in India

“Men don’t cry” is thrown around like sage wisdom but coming from a guy who has tried to never shed a tear, it’s bullsh*t.

The Fracture Between Punjabi Culture and the Sikh Religion

“Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows” is a string of text that I never thought I would see in print, but there it was in front of me on a book cover. It was not even a question because I immediately knew I had to buy it.

Brown, Bold, and Bangladeshi: The Identities We Embrace

here’s always this concern of what society will say and think about a desi woman. When we hit a certain age, every action we take is scrutinized  and questioned by our families and our communities

Give Me Liberty from the Colonizer: Columbus and His Legacy of Oppression

One thing we do learn, from a very young age, is that those with power are the ones who get to write history. Their choices, their language, their practices become the history. And so, while we forget of the horrific injustices that Christopher Columbus caused and represents, we do remember one thing. We remember his “silly mistake” of calling the indigenous people “Indian.”

Alpa Banker on Being a South Asian Actress in Hollywood and Her Role in...

Not too long ago, I had the chance to chat with Alpa Banker on the phone about her career and her film Trafficked (2017). Trafficked details the journey of three girls who were forced into a human trafficking network. The girls must work together and go to impossible lengths to procure their freedom. 

Feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Inspires 7-Part South Asian Dance Series

We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, “You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too...

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