sikha

Being a girl, from Nepal

So someone told me I should write about other things that I deeply care about and the one thing I am really opinionated about is gender equality. And being a woman myself, people usually mistake my want for equ... Read More...
society

I am the society

I am the society I could hear the screams And hear the pleads But I choose to ignore Because I am the society. My ears vibrated hearing her pain But I hugged my daughter and slept My bare eyes ... Read More...
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Games Girls Don’t Play

“Ready?” she calls out. I gulp, and nod, and cup my hands. The ball hurtles towards me, and I put an arm over my face. The slightly-deflated ball makes contact with my arm, then bounces to the ground and lays t... Read More...
apathy

Apathy, very much

  In all these years of being in the United States, the one unaltered feeling underneath it all has been the feeling of not belonging. Most of it is my own doing – building root has never been my priori... Read More...
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Teej

Photo by: Hitesha Teej is the festival which my mom cherish a lot. She loves to be in red apparition and everything she uses must be red. Even the rubber band she needs red. Red symbolizes my father’s biolog... Read More...
modern teej

Travesty of Modern Teej

By- Deepak ShimKhada With age comes experience and wisdom.  Now that I have turned 70, I hope I have earned both.  As a senior citizen, I can be excused for speaking my mind without being politically correct. ... Read More...
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Love, interrupted

Why are we taught to be ashamed of sharing and declaring affections? We were that magical age, sixteen. Three of us girls, talking quite seriously of what-we-wanted-to-be. When talk veered to love. Not solid, ... Read More...
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We are Normal

We are Normal Wo-Man! Fe-Male! Hu-Man! No doubt we have always been taken as an invisible part of a Man's life. There are compromises and sacrifices waiting for a girl child from the day their parents kno... Read More...