They paid a fortune to send their wives ahead to a future in Canada, hoping they’d follow on a spouse visa. But with the women finding solace from dreary lives back home, these husbands say they’re now left lonely and bankrupt.
English vocabulary is evolving with our understanding of LGBTQ+ identities, but its dominance risks alienating older languages.
On Chinese New Year, we speak to Sne Aribam Sharma, a half-Indian half-Chinese makeup artist from Kolkata who talks about growing up mixed race.
The Brampton rapper talks about letting Punjabi culture inform his music and how to make spaces where there aren’t any.
Ashiana Khan had spoken out against violence in Surrey, B.C. before someone shot at her car.
“Plagiarism is such a heavy, loaded word.”
Meeta Singh and Vicky Arora dreamt of folk music and stadium shows, but remixes and shaadi songs pay the bills.
Served with chickpeas and tamarind chutney, Glasgow Sweet House’s samosas are the work of "Auntie" Nasreen. “All of my friends’ daughters come here to get them,” she says. “I’m flattered everyone likes them.”
"I just enjoyed its taste and I was addicted."
Read the full interview from our latest episode of ‘MUNCHIES: The Podcast’, in which editor-in-chief Helen Hollyman speaks to rapper HEEMS about life as a young Punjabi-American, Punjabi cuisine, and the importance of activism.
South Asian culture traditionally marks the birth of a baby boy by giving sweets known as ladoo. For girls, there is no such celebration, something gender equality activist Raj Khaira hopes to change with her Pink Ladoo Campaign.