The hair I used to hate because of how it made me feel in comparison to everyone around me and everything I saw online, is now hair that I show off with pride. My hair, in its natural glory, endured a long journey of finding love and care. Anything that is nurtured and grown with love will flourish, more so than anything that is shamed into being. Continue reading Learning to love my hair
Have you ever encountered someone give you a backhanded complement about your race such as ‘oh you’re really pretty for a ___ person!’. Such casual racist and colourist prejudices shape and affect our everyday lives. Continue reading Everyday Racism and Colourism Pt. 1
Netflix’s new show Never Have I Ever seems to be a great step forward in the representation of South Asian people in mainstream media. From exposing the ironies of ‘Aunty culture’ to the experiences of third culture children, this show touches on many everyday issues that teenagers face on daily basis, but puts an Indian twist on it. The regularity of the issues, such as … Continue reading To What Extent Does Netflix’s ‘Never Have I Ever’ Truly Represent South Asian People?