Friendship is the basis of any healthy relationship in the world because it is only with a friend that you dare to bring down your inhibitions and insecurities. It helps you flourish in adversities, nourish in despair. It is pulsating to think of a person who does not have a friend or relation as good as a friend.
USA: The Paradigm Of Modernity 4 (4)
Change is the only inevitable event that is constant in this world, and our world is changing rather rapidly these days than ever before. I know these commonplace cliches don’t amuse you anymore, but once I acquaint you with the context around which I made that statement, your eyeballs will dilate. But before I do that, I want you to quickly supply me with some precise answers to the following questions: Name an entrepreneur who inspires you to dream of Mars. A search engine with all the answers in the world? The safest phone in the world named after a fruit? And lastly, a popular magazine that lists the most affluent and influential people on earth?
Toxic Machismo 0 (0)
WE ARE IN THE FUTURE. It’s 2022 already.We had visioned most of the prevalent societal stigmas would be made to go away. I mean, we had to crack open all boundaries, break free of Barriers. But it doesn’t quite feel so. At least we were supposed to, right? How does one judge the incremental change society has undergone? The answer is simple; we look at the societal elements, its people. Now this pulls up another question, have the elements of society AKA the people progressed as fast and marvelously as technological advancements? The answer, sadly, is “NO”.
Concealing Original Identity 3.9 (8)
In this modern era, if someone intentionally or accidentally refers to a person who does not identify with the gender they were assigned at birth, their birth name without their consent is noticed as DEADNAMING a person. For many trans people, undergoing a name change could be an affirming step in transitioning. It can alleviate discomfort associated with one’s old name and help others see them as the gender they identify as.
Take Pride in Pride & Don’t Just Advertise 5 (2)
What is one of the biggest reasons for a quote, meme, movie, or music to go viral or gain a million likes and shares? – Relativity! We like and feel relatable to the movies we watch, the songs we listen to, and the piece of literature we read, isn’t that why we all have a […]
Book Review: Man and the Society in Camus’ Masterpiece 5 (2)
William Boyd said, ‘The Outsider’ by Albert Camus is one of those books that marks a reader’s life indelibly. This book was originally published in French as L’Etranger and later translated into an English paperback version by Joseph Laredo. Despite being a classic from the 1940s, Camus has dealt with some strong and important themes […]
Sex is a Three Letter Word, Sex Worker A Whore. 5 (4)
Whore. Prostitute. Hooker. Strumpet. Harlot. Cocotte. Gigolo. There’s no dearth in terms used to describe a sex-worker. The first-ever usage of the word “prostitute” can be traced back to the 1530s; derived from Latin roots “prōstitūt”; meaning “to offer up for sale”. The term carved its niche as one who sells sex nearing the end […]
Pride – A Mixture of Unique Emotions and Feelings 4.2 (10)
To define the true colours of diversity, the example of our beloved country, India, is always taken into account by various people across the globe. Diversity by colour, caste, gender, religion and in various other categories, all of it is found in India. Still, there is something that stops our country from moving forward and […]
Livin’ In The Middle 5 (5)
Upcycled clothes, age old steel tiffins, kilometres of walking, use of public transport, hand-me-downs, and a plastic bag full of plastic bags – the typical middle class environment. While each middle class family has its own set of issues to deal with, there is something that connects all these together – their desire to emulate […]
Hub of Growing Technologies 4.2 (15)
As I look around, all I get to see are electronic devices and internet technologies, ready at my service. This scenario is the same for all the other people in this world. It was not the same in the earlier generations where electronic devices were only a dream. As we keep moving forward, people are […]