Archive | Gender

27 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Fighting Against Women’s Oppression All Over Again

I’ve such a horrible case of déjà vu right now. Anyone else remember how the oppression of women in Afganistan was used as a polemic and rhetorical device to justify the occupation of the country and distinguish between “us” and “them?” Of course, taking nothing away from this woman, my statement does not mean that […]

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15 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Cover Up Kareena!

Never one to be a Kareena Kapoor fan (let alone a Saifeena one), when the Shiv Sena took out a ‘morcha’ against the new poster of Kareena in Kurbaan, with her back in nude, I momentarily agreed to not just cover her back but the whole poster. Just get the ungodly and offending sight of […]

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07 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

House Passes BailOut of Insurance Companies Bill

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 3962 (Affordable Health Care for America Act) known here as a bailout for private insurance companies, in what is lauded as a victory for Obama and health care in America. I’ll be damned. The only worthwhile compromise is that the bill requires insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions and […]

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21 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Short Story – Discovering Sex Through Crossword Puzzles

I have decided to share a short story from my life every week so that my readers and friends would get to know me better and get some insight on how I grew up. Maybe I should do a Videoblog, but I am camera shy. This is from Nehru Memorial Primary School in Suva, Fiji […]

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06 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

No on 8 – Taking to the Streets! Viva La Revolution! The Second Stonewall is Underway.

First they came for the Communists, and I didn’t speak up, because I wasn’t a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn’t speak up, because I wasn’t a Jew. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn’t speak up, because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by […]

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