Searching for the right response to hate

Say my name, it’s not that hard. Accents aren’t what bother me, except, I’m not sure it’s your accent that forces your pronunciation of my name to sound like a three letter word that starts with F and ends with ag.           That’s not my name. My name begins with a […]

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I am (*insert suitable label*)

A Letter to My Younger Self: Hey Cutie, You may not know this yet, but you are very very special. Your mother will not fail to remind you of this every day, and though you may not believe her at times, she is not wrong. From very early on, you will be very very confused. […]

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It’s criminal that India clings to Victorian morality

We Indians like to pretend like we kicked the British out 67 years ago, but we still desperately cling on to antiquated laws that perpetuate a Victorian morality. Section 377 came into effect in 1861 — nearly 157 years ago — under the British Raj and states: “Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order […]

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