The word agnostic translates to ‘without knowledge’ in Ancient Greek- which captures the essence of agnosticism. It is the idea that the existence of any divine being is unknown. Used interchangeably with the term ‘atheism’ by those less well-versed in the vernacular of religion, which is the explicit disbelief in … Continue Reading
I was twelve when my father first drew a diagram of a family tree, every distant cousin, uncle, and aunt included, trying his best to familiarize me with their names. Being raised in a nuclear family meant likening seeing aforementioned relatives to a sacred pilgrimage- visiting them once a year … Continue Reading
Desi Rainbow Parents & Allies is a support and education group for parents, allies, and friends of LGBTQ+ individuals. It aims to promote understanding and acceptance among South Asian immigrant families in the US. We at MTTN sat down with Aruna Rao, the founder of Desi Rainbow Parents & Allies, … Continue Reading
When the phone rings, I think it’s you
Calling to tell me you’ll be home soon.
But the voice that speaks up belongs to a stranger
And, sounding sorrowful he says you’re gone forever.
He says there was an accident, because of the storm.
And just like that, he says … Continue Reading