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Flinch no more girls!

I wanted to share my thoughts on something today. PERIODS. Yes, you read it right.

Let me start by sharing an incident. During the lunch break in my college a girl had come from my neighbouring class asking for a help. 321 more words

David Foster Wallace and Repressive Taboos

David Foster Wallace’s use of disenfranchised voices in Infinite Jest (1996) receives little critical attention. Clenette Henderson and yrstruly’s narratives raise issues of taboo subjects: child sexual abuse, drug-addiction, and prostitution. 40 more words

Writing

Sarkari CBFC and Sanskari Nihalani

 –Meemansa Singh

We never fall short of those know it all’s- don’t do this, don’t do that- kinds of people in our respective lives, especially in India, where people never understand the concept of Live and Let Live. 533 more words

Menstruation

For The Love Of Family - Part 2

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We were disappointed to hear that Biafra was no more; doesn’t exist anymore. We couldn’t believe it. We never thought Biafra would lose the war. 2,352 more words

Nigeria-Biafra War

Eating Alone.

She walked in the restaurant alone.All eyes there followed her as she walked towards the table for two all by herself in her big riding boots as she couldn’t find a table for one. 415 more words

Lifestyle

Indian soap tackles taboos to become one of world’s most watched


Over 400m people watch show, with storyline including acid attacks, domestic violence and abortion of female foetuses An Indian soap opera whose themes include acid attacks, domestic violence and high rates of abortion of female foetuses has quietly become one of the most-watched programmes on the planet. 12 more words

For the love of family.

*Some names have been changed to protect the identities of the people concerned.*

“I started seeing changes in my little cousins, nephews, nieces. Their hairs were changing colour and they started getting big stomachs. 2,695 more words

Nigeria-Biafra War