Solidarity Not Silence

Solidarity Not Silence

…they received letters from A's solicitor and came together as a group in order to support each other. The group includes one of A's ex-girlfriends, one of several of his former partners who are facing a libel claim, and feminist musicians who spoke out in support of these women.

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Will I Feel Like An Immigrant Forever?

Will I Feel Like An Immigrant Forever?

I began embodying a disparate identity, never fully leaning towards either side —disparaging my culture but loving it, too. Despising whiteness and the power white people had over me, their ability to make me feel less educated or ‘small', but wanting to immerse myself in it, too.

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A Letter To My Friend

A Letter To My Friend

I told my therapist (let's call her Jo) about this, and she said I could leave at any time. After this, our dynamic shifted a bit. I became softer with her, the room felt more spacious and I felt like I could finally speak. I didn't feel as trapped.

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#RepresentAsian with Hussain Manawer

#RepresentAsian with Hussain Manawer

At work I’m someone else, at my aunties I’m someone else, with my boys I’m someone else, like you have to be so many different people to please so many people, whilst trying to figure out what exactly who you are or where you belong as an individual.

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The Epic Cross Continent Love Story Of Vinay Patel's 'An Adventure'

The Epic Cross Continent Love Story Of Vinay Patel's 'An Adventure'

Love itself is a political ideology in South Asian cultures, when you’re diplomatically balancing your heart and relationship with your parents. I find the political landscape of the governing body of ‘aunties’ tend to lay down laws we try our best to rebel.

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The Disappearing Generation

The Disappearing Generation

I am not inclined, in the lofty position of hindsight, to call them powerful matriarchs. […] perhaps they were also the first migrants who navigated womanhood along with internal politics, finances, religion, morality, cold winters to give their children the best they could, in the best way they knew how.

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