Transgender Activist Akkai Padmashali On Bringing Dignity & Equality To The Trans Community Of India
We kick off Pride Month with our conversation with Akkai Padmashali, a transgender activist and motivational speaker and a a political powerhouse based out of Bangalore, India. She shared her thoughts on the importance of implementation of human rights, the changing of the Indian mindset and being a new mom. The recipient of the Rajyotsava Prashasti, the second-highest civilian honour of the state of Karnataka,
In Search Of Justice For George Floyd — A Snapshot Of A Burning America
America hasn't seen this much unrest since the 1968 Civil Rights Movement. Sparked by the murder of George Floyd (who gasped "I can't breathe") by the Minneapolis Police exactly a week ago, Americans in all 50 states took to the streets to demand justice and remind everyone that #BlackLivesMatter. A reminder in a country where breathing seems to only be afforded to some and not all. [caption id="attachment_432835" align="aligncenter
Staying Indoors? Boost Your Body With These 5 Vitamin Gummies
As the pandemic takes over how we function in society, many are concerned about their health as we are encouraged to stay indoors for everyone's safety. This means that we are lacking essential vitamins and nutrients in our immune system for our overall health.
Art History Of Sri Lanka: 3 Pioneering Modern Artists You Should Know
We wind up our four-part series that honoured South Asian Heritage Month by taking a look at the modern art movement from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. These pioneers of modern art have charted a trajectory for South Asian art that puts it high on the global scale of recognition. With nationally renowned art historian and curator Ali Adil Khan, we now take a look at the art history of Sri Lanka by looking at 3 pioneering modern a
Be A Home School Hero With These Key Teaching Tips
Teaching at home is no easy task — read on for our tips to help you manage home schooling in the current, COVID-19 climate. Here's how to be a home school hero! Full disclosure, I’m not a parent and/or caregiver responsible for teaching kids at home right now. So, what makes me q ...
#WomenSupportingWomen: Celebrating The 2020 L'Oréal Paris Women Of Worth Honourees
*While we are all in a holding pattern by being in various phases of self isolation, quarantine or lockdown we want to continue to bring some fresh positivity your way. And what better way to that than to taking a look at some pretty inspiring women! Right before the COVID-19 lockd ...
Art History Of Bangladesh: 4 Pioneering Modern Artists You Should Know
We continue our four-part series honouring South Asian Heritage Month by taking a look at the modern art movement from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. These pioneers of modern art have charted a trajectory for South Asian art that puts it high on the global scale of recognition. With ...
Boomer, Gen X And Gen Y — Three Moms From Different Generations Share Their Motherhood Experiences And More
In the spirit of Mother's Day, we speak to three moms — Vasantha Rajan, Kiran Di Lorenzo and Krithika Ramesh —who belong to different generations: Rajan as a Boomer, Di Lorenzo as the Gen Xer and Ramesh as the Gen Y/Millennial. They each share their unique experiences on ...
Art History Of Pakistan: 4 Pioneering Modern Artists You Should Know
We continue our four-part series honouring South Asian Heritage Month by taking a look at the modern art movement from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. These pioneers of modern art have charted a trajectory for South Asian art that puts it high on the global scale of recogniti ...
Art History Of India: 4 Pioneering Modern Artists You Should Know
In our four-part series honouring South Asian Heritage Month, we will introduce you to 15 important artists from India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh, through the trained eye and critical thinking of nationally renowned curator and historian, Ali Adil Khan. These pioneers of modern art have ...
COVID-19: Sikh Nation Breaks Records With Their Biggest Blood Drive In Canada
As all of us continue to take measures against the coronavirus pandemic, these difficult times have been the moments where we have seen moments of hope and giving at a time when our daily lives have been upended with uncertainty with our daily lives shaped by the stay-at-home orders. Vancouver-b ...
COVID-19: Game On! Self-Isolation Is Turning People Into Serious Gamers
With people stuck at home and running out of ideas to pass the time, the unexpected winner in all of this is the global online gaming sector which has seen a spike in the user base. "Self-isolation", "quarantine", " ...
COVID-19: Are We The Virus? The (Much) Cleaner Earth Breathes In New Life Thanks To The Global Lockdown
Ever since the citizens of the earth has gone into lockdown the climate has become an unexpected beneficiary. Due to a noted decrease in pollution rates, the resurgence of fishes are coming back to crystal clear waters while previously smog-covered monuments are shining bright. On this Earth Day ...
COVID-19: What Happens To The Strays And Pets During India's 21-Day Lockdown?
COVID-19 has humans in self-isolation. But what will stray animals do? What will be the plight of pets that are abandoned on the streets? We head to India to take a look at the plight of the strays and pets during the 21-day lockdown. These are difficult times not just for human beings ...
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