Third Culture Kids · Wear Your Voice Magazine · Women

Desi-Founded, Women-Run Luminoustudios is Fighting the Film Industry’s Patriarchy Problem

“At Luminoustudios, we’re very passionate about shattering the glass ceiling and giving more opportunity to women in the film industry.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, May 2017.

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This White Woman’s “Protest Saris” Are Peak Appropriation

“When brown women wear saris, salwar kameez or hijab, they are told to ‘go home.’ But when a white woman does it, she’s celebrated. That’s appropriation.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, May 2017.

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The Revived Global Gag Rule is Already Endangering Lives in India

“The results of the Global Gag Rule would be disastrous for thousands of women in India, not to mention how it affects India’s sovereignty, since abortion is a women’s right there.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, May 2017.

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Good South Asian Girls Don’t Have Tattoos (And That’s Why I’m Covered in Them)

“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.