The Covid crisis has undoubtedly wreaked havoc amongst people across all boundaries, geographical and social. However, as we gradually find our feet in the new normal, the struggles of the LGBTQIA+ community to navigate this pandemic have been sadly ignored by mainstream media. As a result, adding to inequity in … Continue Reading
How often have you seen someone in a TV show or movie express shock that another character didn’t lose their virginity as a teenager? Or perhaps, seen a character getting snide remarks from their peers for not being interested in sex? The sexualisation of teenagers is an ongoing issue worldwide … Continue Reading
In the past decade or so, cricket has gained a lot of prominence. Sometimes for good reasons and the other times for bad. And right in the centre of it is the franchise-based league called the IPL or the Indian Premier League. IPL is an extravagant cricket league that started … Continue Reading
Media and film go far beyond being forms of entertainment. Through their way of storytelling, they play an enormous role in the way we understand and shape our culture. How inclusive are the current industries, and how much do they put across in terms of diversified content? Read on to … Continue Reading
On the morning of November 18, 1978, the tiny nation of Guyana was shaken by scenes straight out of a fever dream. Guyanese officials had arrived at the small settlement of Jonestown to find it littered with hundreds of bodies—918, to be precise. It would later come to light that … Continue Reading
When we think of borders, we don’t always associate them with a carefree sort of happiness. Geographical demarcations have led to catastrophes since time immemorial. Of course, there have been peaceful divisions, which have helped both sides grow with a sense of pride that is not a facade and does … Continue Reading
From Candy Crush to Clash of Clans, from Brain Age to Super Mario Bros, from Minecraft to Valorant, it is safe to say that Digital Games have become a small part of our everyday lives. Whether it is a short period of stress-busting, a fun time with family, an enthralling … Continue Reading
Short attention spans, restlessness, impatience. These are things all of us regularly experience and while this trinity may seem perfectly normal to us (and it is, in small amounts), what happens when it interrupts our daily routines? It’s called inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity and is considered by many psychiatrists to … Continue Reading
Racism Fuels Violence and Dehumanization: How A (White Man’s) “Bad Day” Had Fatal Consequences.
Atlanta Spa Shooting: What Happened?
The Asian-American community is left feeling desperate and vulnerable to increased hate crimes and violence. The fears, far from mere imaginative anxieties, spelt out during what is now called the Atlanta … Continue Reading