When Mindy Kaling’s “The Mindy Project” debuted in 2012, it was a revelation for thousands of South Asian-American women like myself who were excited about the opportunities for representation that the show would afford us. Unfortunately, after the conclusion of its fifth season this March, it’s become clear that “The Mindy Project” has hit a (very repetitive) wall that it may not bounce back from.
After being robbed at gunpoint just over two weeks ago, Kim Kardashian deserves trust and support from us not simply because she is a wife, sister, daughter, and mother, but simply because she is a person.
The GOP has always had a reputation for invalidating, ignoring, and outright insulting women, especially when it comes to sexual assault. This election cycle is an unfortunate example of how little things have changed.
It’s important to celebrate the achievements of women from across the globe whose lesser-known contributions to science and technology were indispensable to our current understanding of the world around us.
“I’ve been a feminist for as long as I can remember.”
If you’re a budding voluntourist, beware the self-serving programs that do more harm than good. Look instead to organizations that actually prioritize the prosperity and autonomy of the locals and their economies.
As the new year gets under way, we are all given an opportunity to reflect on the past year and resolve to be more confident, more empowered, and more fierce in 2016 than we were in 2015 (if that’s even possible).
“Your parents always told you that watching too much TV would turn your brain to mush. What if you could tell them that the shows you watched prepared you to be a better feminist?”