Remembering Aretha Franklin: The Voice Of Black America

Remembering Aretha Franklin: The Voice Of Black America

Aretha Franklin was perhaps one of the biggest giants of soul music and indeed of American pop music as a whole.

The Confessions Of An Indian Queer ‘Chinki’

I want queer Chinki people to reclaim their sexual selves and embrace the potential of queer love even if it is in a place where so many of us grew up hating ourselves.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Angelou's Quest To Truth And Power

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Angelou’s Quest To Truth And Power

In 'I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings', Maya Angelou recounts her traumatic childhood of growing up as a black woman in a white community.
Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal's “Are You Indian?” talks about racism against Northeast Indians in a very direct tone.
The Recent UberPool Controversy Reminds Us Racism Thrives In India

The Recent UberPool Controversy Reminds Us Racism Thrives In India

When news like the UberPool attack come out, everyone is enraged but they fail to check how they contribute to the culture of racism that is thriving and often brushed off everyday.
BTS

Why We Need To Rethink Our ‘Criticism’ Of BTS And K-Pop

Their rising fame of BTS has brought with it an alarming amount of scepticism. Some of it stemming from Western audiences unable to understand how music in another language could capture the hearts and minds of people all over the world.
racism

On Racism And How My Ladakhi Features Never Quite Fit The Indian Imagination

My mongoloid features did not fit in anywhere in the homogenous-Hindu identity of India; not even in my own state of Jammu and Kashmir, and spurred many instances of racism.
The Problematic Representation Of Brown People In American Screens | Feminism In India

The Problematic Representation Of Brown People In American Screens

What makes these shows with brown people leads difficult for me, is that every one of them vies for or ends up with a white individual.
Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

Oh No Dove, You Did Not Just Say That

Brands try to position their products as inclusive and diverse, but a recent racist ad by Dove shows how superficial this commitment often is.
North-East

The Assigned “North-East” Identity: Why India Is Not My Cup Of Tea

I was really conscious of the ascribed North-East identity only when I left Shillong and arrived in Delhi.

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Why Has Social Media Made It 'Cool' To Have Mental Illnesses?

Why Has Social Media Made It ‘Cool’ To Have Mental Illnesses?

Mental illnesses are real illnesses that have a harsh reality and are not tools to show off your ‘quirky’ personality on social media.
Kerala's Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Kerala’s Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Imagine paying a tax to cover your breasts? Kerala women once did.
लैंगिक समानता : क्यों हमारे समाज के लिए बड़ी चुनौती है? | Feminism In India

लैंगिक समानता : क्यों हमारे समाज के लिए बड़ी चुनौती है?

गाँव हो या शहर व्यवहार से लेकर काम तक लैंगिक समानता हमारे समाज में मौजूद है, जो हमारे देश के लिए एजेंडा 2030 को पूरा करने में बड़ी चुनौती है|