Not our Daughter” is the true story of a daughter-in-law — British Indian Kalbir Bains' story. The story follows a modern-day Punjabi woman her life in an arranged marriage and raises the question - can a daughter-in-law ever become someone else's daughter?
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by Diya Peter – Follow @browngirlmag I grew up as an immigrant here in the U.S. My family was unapologetically Catholic and Indian. Patriarchy was always my reality, my only way of life. The rules...
by Humna Tariq – Follow @browngirlmag About 20 months ago, I lost my brother Ammar in a car accident. It’s been a heart-wrenching journey of soul searching and coming to terms with a reality that...
I was desperate to find a solution that kept my gossip-loving relatives away from more pictures of normal college life experiences, which would certainly involve parties and friendships with white boys. Gleefully, I created a second Facebook profile under my Nepali nickname, Binita!
As a child, I hated my brother stealing the attention away from me but now I can't live without him. I want that bond for my sons and I look forward to all that is to come. When my youngest son leans over and plants a kiss on his brother's cute face, it's magic. My heart just melts watching their bond grow.
Lisa Ramadhar remembers the first time she met her mother, but little did she know that on that landmark day it would lead to a truth bubbling below the surface of domestic violence, immigration and how to pair her parents, the abuser and the abused, with herself.
When you've paid for your infant to sit on your lap on a flight for seven hours and there's nowhere to hide, be brave. Be a mother!
Growing up as a person of Indian descent, it is ingrained in you that when it comes to having a child—a boy is better than having a girl.
Kamana, a new mom, talks about the infamous 'mom guilt' and how she has reframed her feelings by considering herself on a mission when she is away from her child.
If I manage to eat a hot meal or be able to use the bathroom alone, it's classed as a "good day". No, I'm not locked up in Guantanamo Bay, I have two kids!
We grew up in Edison, New Jersey, so naturally, we were exposed to our culture, Bollywood, dancing, and singing very early on. However, no matter how much interest we had in those extracurricular activities, we were continuously pushed to focus attaining a higher degree.
“Beeji everything you’ve given me, I’m taking with me. I’ll use everything you taught me when time comes…I’ll always try to do the right thing.”
I was probably the last person to think Wisconsin would be my vacation substitute (sorry Wisconsin natives!). But boy, was I wrong.
These 55 Indian wedding tips are everything you need to plan the perfect nuptials.
Mehjabeen Hassan wants to break through South Asian norms and stereotypes in more than one way, and her clothing line is just the start.