Post Tagged with: "Indian"

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 […]

December 5, 2018 ×
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 […]

June 20, 2018 ×
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 […]

January 16, 2018 ×
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 […]

August 2, 2017 ×
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 […]

July 21, 2017 ×
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 […]

August 23, 2016 ×
Priyanka Chopra Shares Her Thoughts On Diversity, Racial Identity & Feminism

Priyanka Chopra Shares Her Thoughts On Diversity, Racial Identity & Feminism

By now you are familiar with this stunning face. Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has been inching her way toward Hollywood over the past few years and has now landed in […]

October 8, 2015 ×
Indian Org, Launches ‘Year Of The Women’ Female Empowerment Initiative

Indian Org, Launches ‘Year Of The Women’ Female Empowerment Initiative

Unlike the recent controversial ‘My Choice’ video fronted by Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone for the #VogueEmpower campaign which seemed to leave many feminists scratching their heads on whether it was […]

May 4, 2015 ×
Priyanka Chopra Says The Media Has A Responsibility To Mirror The Diversity In The World

Priyanka Chopra Says The Media Has A Responsibility To Mirror The Diversity In The World

Diversity. It is one of those words that is bandied around a lot in the media, we read articles about executives who claim they want it in their networks, studios […]

February 4, 2015 ×
Mindy Kaling On Being Female Boss & Refusing To Be An Outsider

Mindy Kaling On Being Female Boss & Refusing To Be An Outsider

Sure actress Mindy Kaling is a role model, a girlboss and super funny, but one thing she doesn’t want to be referred to as, is an “outsider”. It seems she […]

November 6, 2014 ×
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, […]

August 19, 2014 ×
Bollywood Babes & Femina Magazine Launch ‘Be Unstoppable’ Campaign

Bollywood Babes & Femina Magazine Launch ‘Be Unstoppable’ Campaign

It was a celebration of women from all walks of life, and the strength we possess in many different circumstances, at the ‘Be Unstoppable’ campaign launch event for Femina Magazine […]

July 14, 2014 ×
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 […]

March 21, 2014 ×
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 […]

March 10, 2014 ×
GUESS Goes Against Their Own Rules Choosing Their First “Brown Girl”

GUESS Goes Against Their Own Rules Choosing Their First “Brown Girl”

When you think of iconic brand Guess, you think of the blonde, buxom pouty models who are always in their campaigns. Anna Nicole Smith, Amber Heard, Claudia Schiffer, Kate Upton […]

November 4, 2013 ×