Depression and Me

December 28, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

You feel bad– You take pill — Problem solved. I am a 28 year old single women, living away from family since I am 18. All alone in big cities , miles and miles away from family, I was always the occasional visitor to home. Life has shown me it’s Read More

Re-Defining ‘Indianness’: Mitigating hate crimes and discrimination of ‘outsiders’

July 31, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

“Strangers have become migrants. Migrants have become Neighbours. But have they crossed the Rubicon to become friends?”                                                                                     ~ Sanjoy Hazarika When a former BJP MP, Mr. Tarun Vijay proclaimed in April 2017, “If we were racist, why would we have all the entire south…Tamil, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra…why do Read More

101 Q Dates: With the Beautiful as a HUG volunteer

July 16, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

Editor’s note: 101 Q Dates is an initiative by Dolly Koshy, a social activist from Bangalore. This is an account of her 101 dates with different people from the LGBTQIA+ community. All 101 Q dates will be blogged. The aim of these 101 dates is LGBTQIA+ sensitisation more than finding a partner. Shruti Read More

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