No one tells you, That when you're 11. That w are people, That these people will break you. No one tells you, That when you're this young. The hand touching you, Doesn't belong on you. No one tells you, That you should scream. That you should cry, Make him bleed for the… Continue reading Things The World Should Have Told Me
Every time I open my Facebook page, I run into articles telling me that as a millennial, I can have it all. I can quit my job, start living all the dreams I cast aside because I couldn't afford and lay the groundwork to "completing myself". Of course, I don't believe every ThoughtCatalog article I… Continue reading How do you know what your heart wants?
Qandeel Baloch died nearly a week ago, and in that week I was forced to ask myself a lot of uncomfortable questions. You see when a woman like Qandeel dies; the way you react to her murder is the probably the most telling thing about you. Last week when social media and news outlets broke that this… Continue reading Being “Visible” – a celebration of all the badass woman like Qandeel Baloch
When I think about my childhood and all the times I imagined a time skip happening to me growing up and becoming a "pretty, mature, and well-settled" version of myself. I have to restrain the urge to wish that a Tardis existed, and that I would probably deck mini-Sharu in the face for having daydreams.… Continue reading The One Where I Tell Myself, You’re Good
As you grow up, you begin to realize how many dreams you've abandoned because you didn't try enough. While some of these dreams were cast aside purely because of logistics and unreasonable standards. Some dreams were left because you never forced yourself to go that extra mile to achieve it. This has happened… Continue reading Daydreams and Growing Pains
This year hasn't been the easiest year for me so far - I've had a really weird and complicated year and I've cried a lot in the past two and a half months. The worst thing about this year is that because now I'm officially an 'adult'. I'm supposed to take responsibility and learn to… Continue reading Chasing Ghosts
So, this week hasn't been the best week for women all around the world. India may have gotten praise worldwide for the successful launch of Mars mission (Mangalayaan); but we fell back at least two centuries when a leading-news daily called 'The Times of India' slutshamed an Indian actress for making a fuss about them… Continue reading Deepika Padukone vs. TOI, Emma Watson, Sam Pepper a.k.a #STOPSHIT2K14
When you go to a college like mine, you tend to develop a very strong tolerance for insensitive, rude and narrow-minded people. I try really really hard to not hold it against them that they've internalized gender and sexuality roles into their skulls and have been conditioned to mistrust what they don't understand. But, that doesn't mean… Continue reading Players, Boinking, & Waxing (How is it your business?)