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Entertainment

Indian Comedian Zarna “Auntie Z” Garg Takes TikTok By Storm With Her Immigrant Story

Indian Comedian Zarna “Auntie Z” Garg Takes TikTok By Storm With Her Immigrant Story

She’s the comedian taking TikTok by storm, and not with a viral dance, like other famous TikTok-ers. Indian-American comedian Zarna Garg is bringing her brand of funny to the video […]

Entertainment

Malaysian Singer Amirah Blends Traditional With Modern Sounds In Her Female Empowerment-Focused Music

Malaysian Singer Amirah Blends Traditional With Modern Sounds In Her Female Empowerment-Focused Music

If there was ever a time in our modern history when we need unity, it is now. In our politically, culturally, and physically divided world, it can be easy to […]

Today's Wonder Women

Meet The Indian Twins Setting Mountain-Top Records All In The Name Of Gender Equality

Meet The Indian Twins Setting Mountain-Top Records All In The Name Of Gender Equality

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are […]

Contributors

Immigrant And Author Chaithanya Sohan Talks Love And Loss In New Book ‘America Deconstructed’

Immigrant And Author Chaithanya Sohan Talks Love And Loss In New Book ‘America Deconstructed’

By Chaithanya Sohan I sat in my hotel room waiting to see him. It has been over seventeen years since I had seen my first love. The moment seemed too […]

Fashion & Beauty

How Transgender Models Are Changing & Empowering The Face Of Indian Fashion & Culture

How Transgender Models Are Changing & Empowering The Face Of Indian Fashion & Culture

To be a supermodel, on has to embody an era. That is to lend not just a face and figure but also a voice to what is going on. This […]

Girl on a Mission

Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

A group of feminists in India are working to chip away at harmful cultural gender norms that do not have a place in the world in 2018. Collectively they are […]

Body Image

Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

If you have ever read the comments under an image of a plus size or curvy person doing pretty much anything, especially when they are talking about body-positivity, you will […]

Creativity

Author Scaachi Koul Uses Humor To Examine Race, Rape Culture & Misogyny In New Book

Author Scaachi Koul Uses Humor To Examine Race, Rape Culture & Misogyny In New Book

Humor can often be considered a less-threatening vehicle for discussing serious topics, as many will no doubt be familiar when watching an array of stand-up comedians or watching your fave […]

Creativity

India’s 1st Female Rapper Hard Kaur On Feminism, New Single ‘Sherni’ & Why She’s “Had Enough”

India’s 1st Female Rapper Hard Kaur On Feminism, New Single ‘Sherni’ & Why She’s “Had Enough”

For those who don’t speak Hindi, allow rapper Hard Kaur to give you a crash course that you are not likely to forget. She is better known as India’s first […]

Causes, Fashion & Beauty

Indian Acid Attack Survivors Show Strength And Courage In New Photo Shoot

Indian Acid Attack Survivors Show Strength And Courage In New Photo Shoot

Acid attacks are one of the most de-humanizing crimes in the world. The perpetrator does not want to kill the victim (although in some cases that tragically does happen) rather, […]

Fashion & Beauty

Burberry Hires Its First Indian Model, Fashion Fans Rejoice In The Name Of Diversity

Burberry Hires Its First Indian Model, Fashion Fans Rejoice In The Name Of Diversity

What’s this? A high fashion luxury brand thinking outside the box to possibly include a more varied type of customer base? Say it isn’t so! The latest brand to diversify […]

Causes, Politics

Indian Acid Attack Victim Wins ‘International Women Of Courage Award’

Indian Acid Attack Victim Wins ‘International Women Of Courage Award’

What’s the worst that could happen if you reject a man’s sexual advances? He calls you an obscene name, gives you an obscene gesture, or maybe slanders you in a […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

Miss America Pageant: Now Representing & Celebrating Diversity. Get Used To It!

Miss America Pageant: Now Representing & Celebrating Diversity. Get Used To It!

We all love a good stereotype-breaking story when it comes to Beauty Pageants, and we certainly have seen a few lately! Over the weekend the latest installment of Miss America […]

Girl on a Mission, Working Women

From Calcutta To California: Indian Girl Escapes Arranged Marriage, Becomes Millionaire

From Calcutta To California: Indian Girl Escapes Arranged Marriage, Becomes Millionaire

Chanda Zaveri was 17 years old when her parents had arranged for her to get married. This scenario is very typical for young women in India. But what was not […]