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How Beyonce's 'Ivy Park' Label Should Solve Sweatshop Scandal: Switch Suppliers
Michael Shank, Ph.D.
Beyonce's label, Ivy Park, launched in collaboration with British fast fashion company Topshop, is quickly falling short of her stated goal to "celebrate every woman and the body she's in while always striving to be better".
Why India Passed One Of The World’s Toughest Anti-Plastic Laws
By Athar Parvaiz, On Assignment For HuffPost
Does it stand a chance?
Facebook, Sunayana Dumala.
Indian Americans Have Always Faced Racism, But 'Model Minorities' Don't Speak Out
The model minority stereotype renders Indians abroad to be complacent.
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India's LGBTQ Community Is Hopeful As Court Hears Challenge To Gay Sex Ban
By Suchitra Mohanty, Sai Sachin Ravikumar, Reuters
The rarely-enforced law is used to harass and blackmail gay people, activists say.
The History Of India's Third Gender Movement
Zainab Salbi is an author, media commentator and Founder of Wo...
Fluid understanding of gender can be seen in many cultures around the world. In Native American cultures, people who do not
I Always Thought I'd Return Home To India -- Until I Had A Daughter
Engineer, Writer, Artist, Activist
When I moved to the United States 10 years ago, I was adamant that I would eventually return to India. I had heard that I wouldn't. I refused to concede. But I have run out of excuses for my country. My female child is the reason I now choose to lose my motherland.
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Bet You Didn't Know Where Peppercorns Come From
Believe it or not, they're dried fruits, technically speaking.
Vedic Cosmology: Integrating God and Physics
Mauricio Garrido, Ph.D.
Physicist and Hindu Monk
The Vedic cosmology of ancient India is incredibly rich and has many points of tangency with modern cosmology, which may help in the construction of that common ground between science and religion that CERN is looking for.
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So THAT'S What Curry Is: The Difference Between The Spice, The Leaves And the Dish
Julie R. Thomson
Turns out curry powder isn't even actually from India.
'Ghoul,' Netflix's First Horror Series From India, Will Give You Serious Chills
Netflix is going big on the scare tactics.
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No, Hinduism Is Not Behind India's 'Rape Crisis'
Hindu student leader, Princeton University
We must understand the nub of the problem and do all that we can to alleviate it. But bashing Hinduism in order to do a slipshod hatchet job on the current Indian government? No, that's not helpful. That's just Hinduphobia. Plain and simple.
The Many Types of Online Censorship
Independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion o...
Dear Media: Stop Describing the Deaf as 'Mute'
Lydia L. Callis
Sign Language Interpreter, Community Educator, Advocate. From ...
While reading news stories about Geeta -- the "deaf, mute girl" -- in mainstream American outlets, I can't help but feel like we've transported a half century backwards in our acceptance of deafness.
What Growing Up Indian-American Means To Me Now That I Am Older
Brown Girl Magazine
Brown Girl is the premier publication tailored for the young m...
by Jill Patel The idea that being an Indian-American can be confusing is quite the understatement. It is a complex juxtaposition
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Gender Equality Is The Missing Link For India’s Progress
United Nations Resident Coordinator, Kenya
Consider this. Nimrata Nikki Randhawa, is the daughter of Sikh immigrants from India. Her parents, father Ajit Singh Randhawa
Status Insanity: Why the iPhone Is the Perfect Status Symbol
Author of Don't Let Him Know; Senior editor, Firstpost.com; e...
It goes without saying that the iPhone is a status symbol. But it's a revolutionary status symbol. Unlike that Birkin bag, it's a status symbol with really cool whiz bang upgrade-able features
The Drug From
Is Available for Purchase on Your College Campus
Social Strategist At Huffington Post Partner Studio
Although exaggerated for Hollywood, it's clear why students might be tempted to take a pill that might lend mental clarity and energized focus. I wondered, though ... how are people getting their hands on it?
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Bollywood Star Abhishek Bachchan Praises India's 'Wonderful' Gay Rights Victory
By John Carucci, Associated Press
The "Manmarziyaan" actor also opens up about "The Simpsons" backlash.
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Fossil Fuel Emissions Set To Hit All-Time High In 2017 As Coal Burning Increases
Alexander C. Kaufman
This marks a major setback for those hoping climate change-causing pollution had peaked.
Generational Gaps: Immigrant Parents And Their Children
A kid writing about his passion.
I moved to the United States from India when I was 5 years old. My parents were older and more set in their ways due to their
A Rare Glimpse Inside A Zoroastrian Temple In New York
Take a look inside Pomona, New York's new Dar-e-Mehr temple.
No Shaadi? No Problem - Meet South Asian Singles with the Dus App
Startup CEO & hummus extraordinaire.
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