Category Archives: Gender

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The kids were playing a game of cards with their friends. The usual banter of a bunch of 10-14 year olds was on. A perfect hot, summer afternoon pass-time. Of course, I had to chime in a “Language!” every time …

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Permanent

This my 2.5 year old tattoo. Like any well-bred, cultured, family-fearing, marwadi woman, I didn’t publicize it too much. So, just imagine how I cringed when bai (my naani, maternal grandma) said, “meetu, what happened to your foot?” Within a …

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Of dogs and bitches

Girls (and actually it won’t hurt boys to read this either), try this – For today, DO NOT talk/think more than once about (only, if you complain about them/think of them with negativity. If positive, then think of them all …

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An open letter to …

Best of my bonding with abu-rabad happens when we are watching TV together and while doing homework. Let’s forget the existence of homework for the time being. Done? Good. So, abu and i are watching either cricket or a music …

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to say or not to say that i am gay

One of the ongoing blogathon topics is – “What are the challenges that society faces in accepting the concept of alternate sexuality? How can we address them?” Religion, social norms, the basic need of a species to reproduce – none …

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