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The Depth of a Sari’s Folds

When I suggested to my mom that I be allowed to wear a sari to her cousin’s wedding in Pakistan this summer, I was surprised to see such a puzzled expression on her face.

Dating Dilemmas

University of Texas junior Fatima Ali (name changed for privacy) is one of countless students who has a difficult time discussing sex and relationships with her parents. She said that as a Muslim woman of Pakistani decent, she feels her ethnic and religious background has a major impact on her comfort level when it comes to being open with her parents about these subjects, as people of this background are typically forbidden from dating and have arranged marriages.

Summer ‘Back To Basics’ Issue

Brown Girl Magazine Summer 'Back to Basics' Issue photographs by Thuy Ly School's out, the sun is bright, and it's time to get back to the basics. You've got a great summer ahead of...

You’re Just not That into Him

Dating is full of trials and errors, and it can be a drag on anyone. Not every guy will be your prince charming, but there are some Do's and Don'ts of dealing with a boy who doesn't quite meet your expectations.

The Spring Issue

Spring is here along with a brand new issue of Brown Girl. And boy do we have some treats for you! The Brown Girl Staff has been working super hard to...

A Crash Course in Culture

This past December, my trip to Pakistan was filled with first times - my first time in a foreign country, first time flying alone, first beachside camel ride - among countless other adventures. It was also the first time I got to see my family in over a year.

Eight Reasons South Asian Voters Should be Wary of Mike Bloomberg

According to this poll cited by Newsweek, Bloomberg’s support is at 12% amongst Asian American and Hispanic voters. Bloomberg’s campaign has smartly cloaked his candidacy in the word “moderate” but Michael Bloomberg is painfully ignorant of what it means to lead an inclusive and diverse movement.

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