People with bipolar disorder must not only cope with the challenges of the illness but also the stigma and discrimination in an ableist society. By Suryatapa Mukherjee CW: suicide, ableism Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput passed away in June of this year at
Ties between India and America grow ever stronger, buttressed by a shared Islamophobia and the unchecked growth of Hindutva ideologies in the U.S. By Madhuri Sastry In the second and final 2020 Presidential debate, Trump took flak for his friendship with North
While aspects of Dangal are better than traditional Bollywood for women’s empowerment, it's not perfect. Here's why. by Sanjana Lakshmi I've grown up watching Bollywood movies, and one thing my mother has always pointed out to me is the treatment of women in these films.
Incredible India, in all its marvelous contradictions, has surprised us all by hiring its first transgender news anchor, Padmini Prakash. Prakash has been leading a daily primetime news program on India state Tamil Nadu’s Lotus TV since August 15. For such
by Awanthi Vardaraj Let's be honest: Sexist double standards have plagued women since time immemorial. Whether we're banging on that glass ceiling, fighting for equal pay or demanding equal opportunities -- or simply wondering why we're slut-shamed for dating more than