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Its happened! Tamil female hip-hop artists M.I.A & Tommy Genisis have collaborated, unfortunately its not a track but a Mercedes-Benz advertising campaign for the new concept car! Mercedes-Benz announces the launch of #mbcollective-Chapter One presenting the new car Concept EQ, immortalized by the photographer, writer and Director Luke Gilford. Entitled Generation Now, Generation Next, the […]

by Amuthan Chandra So I recently saw this magazine cover and noticed it had caused quite a stir, polarising some of its commentators. I was asked to write a piece on it and share some of my insights. I obliged, and I now I owe you a short essay on some meditations on Tamil cultural […]

Since the introduction of “Miss America” in 1921, the concept and institution of beauty pageants have polarised minds and set in motion discussions on beauty standards, objectification of women, and women’s rights. On one hand, critics have raised concerns about it being little more than an excuse to leer at scantily-clad women, for promoting a European […]

Tamil Singaporean

The finals of the 66th annual Miss world will be held this December in Washington D.C., USA. It is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant, created in 1951 in the United Kingdom. This year, Singapore & Malaysia will be represented by two Tamil women. Bhaama Padmanathan is a 24-year-old law student. She believes in human rights, specifically gender equality and advocating for the […]

aswathi thomas

I love being an Indian, truly I do. With the country’s powerful history, one of a kind culture, and to-die-for food, how could one simply not? But behind India’s beautiful face, there is a growing disease that our society continually fails to recognize- colorism. Colorism is a term coined by author Alice Walker, and is […]