The overuse of “triggered” incorrectly is worsening mental health crises for people with PTSD.
“After a South Asian tech CEO abused his wife and daughter, he only got a slap on the wrist. She faces ostracism. This has to change.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, May 2017.
“It was supposed to be a show to get people talking about teen suicide, bullying, sexual assault and more. It was supposed to open and encourage dialogue between generations and demystify how insidious cyber- and other kinds of bullying can be in the age of social media. ’13 Reasons Why’ had many ambitious goals. Here are 13 reasons why it fails at every single one of them.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, April 2017.
“It’s been almost a year since my ‘coming out’ as a survivor of rape and sexual assault. The changes I’ve experienced have been remarkable.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, April 2017.
“My tattoos are a living ribbon connecting me to a sisterhood of ‘bad’ or non-conforming South Asian girls who negotiate the same slippery slopes of multi-cultural identity.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, March 2017.