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Sisters Devika and Saloni Kumar Create the MAHI Project: Providing Menstrual Education to Underprivileged...
by Gabbie Deonath - Follow @browngirlmag All photos courtesy of Devika and Saloni Kumar. Raised in Texas, sisters Devika and Saloni Kumar spent many vacations throughout their childhood and teenage years traveling back to India...
With his recent successes and controversies in mind, Ayush Kerjiwal reflects on what it means to stay true to oneself, the importance of self-love and standing up for one's beliefs.
Today, in the Western world, I wouldn’t hesitate to trigger the alarm should anyone dare to sexually violate me. In India, I would still think twice!
Boxer Amir Khan and his wife Faryal Makhdoom's recent split and public feud cause society to confront a very ugly truth.
Pooja Mallipamula's "The Deed Is Done" showcases stories of people losing their virginity including an Indian man who waits until after marriage for his "first time."
Being responsible for another human being at any age is challenging. But at the age of 10, it is unimaginable.
In order to protect people like Sunaina Dumala and DREAMers, many wonder what actions need to be taken by the U.S. government to guarantee immigrants the right to obtain the status as a lawful citizen.
A childhood affinity for mehendi turned into an unlikely passion and career choice for one Pakistani American woman.
Reknowned actor Konkana Sensharma’s debut directorial, "A Death in the Gunj", film explores societal created stereotypes on masculinity.
Mehjabeen Hassan wants to break through South Asian norms and stereotypes in more than one way, and her clothing line is just the start.
The late Chester Bennington's magical voice spoke to the rebel within me and acted as a calming stimulant in the process of growing up.
Drag for him is more than just a performance art. It Involves baring the deepest recesses of his mind, the one that society tries to intimidate him into repressing.
On June 22, 2017, Senate Republicans finally took the first steps to make good on their promise to repeal the Obama Administration’s Affordable Care Act, which endured its own uphill battle in Congress and in the Supreme Court to survive.
Unique as the story is, the film fails to leave the powerful impact it had the potential to as a result of loose direction and poor scripting.
Let's delve in all that Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017 has given us to rejoice in—an active effort to promote inclusivity and all the feels of India integrating into the global fashion scene.
From the day you are born, the world may seem like it is pitted against you and I will fight so hard for that not to be true. I wish for you to look up to the sky and see endless possibilities with no one to hinder you.
I wanted to asphyxiate it, so I concealed it in a distant nook in my cerebrum where oxygen could never reach. But it did not die, not that day, not in tens of years. It still unabashedly appears in front of my eyes, startlingly explicit and vivid in its detail.