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    Being bold #BeBoldforChange #IWD

    Some days I get tired of fighting. I get tired of arguing with certain people about feminism, why it is important and why I am one. I get tired of those who detract from the main issues that ‘not all men’ are violent/rapists/bad/insert-whatever-they-say-here. I get tired of trying to explain time and again there is a gender pay gap and just because one or two women CEOs may have ‘made it’, doesn’t make it ‘equal pay’. I get tired of…

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    White people and yoga

    Earlier this week, I read an article on Daily life titled ‘Why white people need to stop saying namaste‘. The author, “a Hindi speaking Hindu girl from Mumbai” who “migrated to…

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    Terrorism is not just in the west

    I have typed and erased, typed and erased. I can’t seem to find the words to eloquently describe my thoughts and feelings. And yet, I really need to write this post.…

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    Go back to where you came from

    I am Australian. I chose to become one back in 2010 and revoked my Indian citizenship. My heart however, has been Australian ever since I landed in 2005. Sometimes, I think I was…

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    Thank you Thorpe

    photo credit: jayhem via photopin cc Unless you’ve been living under a rock in Australia, you probably heard about Ian Thorpe coming out during an interview with Sir Michael Parkinson. I…

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