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“The Shackle of Prejudice” published by kitaab.org. “As a child, I used to think that America and England were the same. Later I learnt that America was a bigger and more relaxed version of England. Then one day I found out that Americans were in fact prudes – like Indians! I had to unlearn that wearing […]Read Post ›
About the piece: For the most part it is about how some people are morally compelled to think that your business is their business. “If you are a woman in Southasia, chances are that you’ve been told how to be one. If you don’t have well-meaning relatives to tell you how, the media does the […]Read Post ›
About the piece: This is a commentary on a ban that the Indian govt. placed on a pornographic cartoon strip. I make the argument that it was singled out because of its Indian-ness than for its pornography. “In May 2013, makers of the erotic comic strip came out with the Savita Bhabhi movie, where apart […]Read Post ›
About the piece: This is a personal piece, perhaps of a time in life- of growing up. Very twenty something-ish. Not sure if someone said that, but it sounds like someone could have, that our relationships make us who we are. “François de La Rochefoucauld’s “There are some people who would never have fallen in […]Read Post ›