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Teenager Nabra Hassanen Murdered While Returning from Mosque During Ramadan

by Sruveera Sathi ­ - Follow @browngirlmag In the early morning hours of Sunday, June 18, 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen and a group of friends, donned in abayas - a traditional Muslim floor-length attire...

It’s No Secret: Social Anxiety in South Asian University Communities is Real

When you have social anxiety, it’s very hard to make friends, let alone long-term friends.

Finally, a Week-Long Fitness Challenge We Can Do

With all this 'get ready for your spring break bod' stuff going on, I wanted to throw in my own fitness challenge. But this one is different because this one is doable for us normal people to accomplish.

Ladies, Mommies, Aunties…Can We Please Start Talking About Sex With Our Daughters?

With the common South Asian rhetoric used to educate about sex, your daughter is told that she doesn’t control her own body. If not her own body, what does she control?

Muslim-Indian Artist Explores the Idea of the Truth and its Implications Through Paintings

Tasneem Mandviwala is a Houston-based artist, Muslim-Indian and a self-proclaimed feminist. Her artwork has been displayed at various venues throughout the Texas area, including the Jung Center and Matchbox Gallery.
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5 Wishes to Change the World in the New Year

As ambiguity remains the foundation of any new year, let's relieve ourselves of hollow self-resolutions and aspire for worldly changes that are effective, permanent and prosperous in 2015. With that being said, below is a list of five wishes for the upcoming year, hopefully we will see them all become a reality.

Morally Conservative Grandma Meets Stiletto Shoes

What happens when you mix your conservative South Asian grandmother and high heel shoes? BG Sheena's third installment of the pageant diaries takes us into charted and uncharted territory, by introducing her grandmother into the fashion of pageantry.
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What’s in a Name?

A few weeks ago, I had one of the most interesting phone calls of my life, so far (I genuinely mean that by the way), which has made me think about things in my usual fashion. The topic up for discussion was names. Ethnic names, to be exact.

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