THE BAD BETIS BLOG

 

Several times over the last year – in fact, over the last decade – I have been told that I don’t look Asian, Indian or Sikh. Another common comment I receive is, “You look different”.

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Be quiet! Why? The Lady of the Lake, her arm clad in the purest shimmering samite, held aloft Excalibur from the bosom of the water, signifying by divine providence that I, Arthur, was to carry Excalibur. That is why I am your king. Why do you think that she is a witch?

Be quiet! Why? The Lady of the Lake, her arm clad in the purest shimmering samite, held aloft Excalibur from the bosom of the water, signifying by divine providence that I, Arthur, was to carry Excalibur. That is why I am your king. Why do you think that she is a witch?

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The
naked truth.

Why are we so embarrassed about being naked? Millions of Japanese
women don’t seem to be.

The
naked truth.

Why are we so embarrassed about being naked? Millions of Japanese
women don’t seem to be.

Hey,
hairy lady…

Body hair. We all have it. It identifies us as fully-grown women and not
little girls.

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Mum’s
the word

Childless. Barren. The words sound awful, evoking images of shriveled-up women who’ve given up on life.

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Is your body bootylicious, baby?

What do you see when you stand naked in front of the mirror?
I first see the ...

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Gropedon
a bus

My first experience of being touched as a woman happened on a dusty Mumbai bus. It was horrible.

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You whistling
at me?

It was 10pm on Saturday night. I was walking home from the tube. And I heard a wolf whistle behind me.

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I’m out of
touch…

Indians don’t touch. Indians don’t hug.
Indians certainly don’t kiss.

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Let’s talk about the kamasutra

We’ve marched against discrimination.
We’ve fought for equal pay.

Let’s talk about the kamasutra

We’ve marched against discrimination.
We’ve fought for equal pay.

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A letter to the indian censor board

Dear Indian Central Board of Film Certification. Here are some helpful tips about Indian women that might be useful to you in the future.

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Happy independence day? not yet, ladies…

At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life…”  

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