Are Any Of Us Truly Religiously Tolerant?

We all know at least one person with a strong unshakable faith, and they probably have a bible verse in their Instagram bio. We label them as a “bible thumper” but then we have the audacity to turn around and call ourselves “religiously tolerant” and “open minded.” Isn’t that actually really hypocritical of us? Why …

Leadership In America: Where Are The Women?

The Science A 2017 Pew Research study found that, while few Americans see a major difference between men and women’s abilities to lead, most can identify significant barriers preventing women from exercising those leadership qualities in both business and politics. Most respondents said that the world is “not ready” to elect or hire females for leadership …

The New Female “Doctor Who” Is Already Under Attack

THE NEW FEMALE “DOCTOR WHO” IS ALREADY UNDER ATTACK This week, BBC announced that they had casted the first ever female Doctor Who, 35 year old Jodie Whittaker. Whittaker had been previously seen in Black Mirror and The Assets, along with many other well known British-based films. Needless to say, the hype and excitement surrounding …

5 TV Series That Are Unproblematic And Worth Watching

Despite being in an era of golden age television, the ones with excellent writing, acting and representation from a diverse cast are not praised as much as others. Even then, when there are roles given to POC or characters from the LGBTQ+ spectrum, they are not given enough screen time. For example, the CW show …

The Secret Struggles

*Trigger Warning: talk of anorexia nervosa.* If you or anyone you know is suffering from an eating disorder you can text NEDA to 741741 or call the National Eating Disorders Association Helpline at 1-800-931-2237. When I entered high school, I thought I was comfortable with who I was. As a child coming from a neglectful household, …

Women In Spotlight: Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald

         Born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1860, Zelda Sayre was a true southern spirit. She was restless, and thrived on the idea of adversity. At the time, this meant making it a point to consume as much alcohol and dance as much as she could. As a result, she became an icon …

The Face Behind Burnt Roti Mag: Sharan Dhaliwal

It’s no secret that in many ways, minorities still do not have proper platforms to speak up about their lives. Similarly, after finding that there were very few places for South Asians to turn to and discuss their culture, Sharan Dhaliwal decided to create Burnt Roti Mag, a publication that aims to promote South Asian …

Beauty Or Brains: Why Not Choose Both?

Sometimes, people tend to ask us, if you would rather choose between beauty or brain, what would you pick? My answer would be both. Society always finds its way to women to be torn up between both matters. There are a lot of people who still believe that women can be smart only or beautiful …

What Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition caused by an imbalance of a woman’s reproductive hormones and other metabolic problems. It affects as many as 1 in 10 women. It may affect menstruation and fertilisation, and cause physical bodily changes. Thankfully, this condition can be treated. PCOS is characterised by the growth of small cysts …

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