Monthly Archives: August 2014

Chennai (not), India

Idu Madras ille machi!

Ever watched one of NBC’s best shows – Heroes IMDB rates it 7.8/10 based on close to 170,000 votes! Mohinder Suresh, portrayed by Sendhil Ramamurthy, is genetics professor hailing from Chennai. A couple of episodes show Mohinder and his life in Chennai, one such depiction of ‘Chennai’ being the picture above. #indiancitystereotype alert! Heroes  is set…


LGBT- gay rights, homophobia, just my thoughts.

This is probably going to end up being a ramble. But I really wanted to make a blog post about this. What is LGBT? LGBT stands for the Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender community. It is a community of people who’s sexuality is one of those listed here. As you must be aware, many people in this world do…

An equal stance.

An equal stance.

All my life, I was learning to cook and wearing make-up because it was what people perceived as the right thing for me to do as a girl. But now that I look at it. I wonder why can’t a man wear make-up or learn to cook. And also, why cant I learn to fight…

gender binary

Trapped in binaries

How many times have you filled a form requesting you to state your sex or gender? Or sex AND gender, although you may not have encountered forms that ask for both because those who make them are ill informed that ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ are synonymous. So what is sex? What is gender? Sex is science,…

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