“I’m a rare species, not a stereotype.” — Ivan Coyote Classification is an important aspect of our human minds when it comes to an understanding of the world around us. The very process of classification leads to simplifying how things are and perhaps the way they have always been. May it be science, literature, or … Continue reading IS THERE ANY END TO STEREOTYPES?
“Feminism is not here to dictate to you. It’s not prescriptive, it’s not dogmatic. All we are here to do is give you a choice”Emma Watson When I say I’m a feminist, I get asked “you are not one of those man-hating feminist types are you?”. So why is this word “feminism” surrounded by misconception … Continue reading REDEFINING FEMINISM
“Daddy changed the world!” Gigi Floyd, daughter of George Floyd, smiled broadly as she shouted this out loud at a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis- a poetic expression of the connection between particular struggle and universal transformation. Gigi’s father, George Floyd, had been murdered by police, sparking mass outrage and a surge in anti-racist … Continue reading The Shades of the Black Lives Matter Movement
Let's start this topic with some simple questions: Why does the skin color of a person matter? Why do most people discriminate against others against something so natural? Even if we say we don't discriminate, why are harmful skin-whitening cosmetics, creams, and even surgeries so popular in the market? To answer these questions, one must … Continue reading Let’s talk about colour.