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Equality, Gender Equality, Social Media

Troll Nepal: Like Name, Like Post

I have come across Nepali men, in person, on social media and elsewhere, who, when discussing gender issues, are experts at deflecting, re-directing and refocusing the conversations to themselves — men! In the process, they display their conceit, their complete ignorance of the patriarchal society we live in and how that benefits and privileges us, men.

This is just one example of that.

. . . → Read More: Troll Nepal: Like Name, Like Post

Equality, Gender Equality, Social Media

Hooray! Hooray! It’s Holi Holi Day…For Some

Holi has been perverted and is no longer just a day of celebrations with color and water! . . . → Read More: Hooray! Hooray! It’s Holi Holi Day…For Some

In & Around Kathmandu, Social Media

Nepal Journalism: Atrociously Biased or Just Plain Lazy or Something Else?

I have come across evidence, again and again, of media in Nepal being incredibly biased. Here’s one set. . . . → Read More: Nepal Journalism: Atrociously Biased or Just Plain Lazy or Something Else?

Equality, Gender Equality, Social Media

Hall of Shame II

This series is about Nepal needing a revolution…a revolution of the mind.
Here’s more of one of many MANY reasons why. . . . → Read More: Hall of Shame II

Social Media

Men Men Men Men Manly Subcontinental Men

Example of a clueless Subcontinental man. . . . → Read More: Men Men Men Men Manly Subcontinental Men

Social Media

Affirming Non-white is NOT Equivalent to Denying White

White privilege is something a white person enjoys by virtue of his/her skin color. No white person gets discriminated BECAUSE of his/her white skin color, the way a non-white person frequently is, for instance. No white person is denied something BECAUSE of his/her skin color, the way a non-white person frequently is, to give another example. . . . → Read More: Affirming Non-white is NOT Equivalent to Denying White

Musings, Social Media

Editor-in-chief

The Editor-in-chief of a major publication in Kathmandu blocks me on Twitter. Want to know why? . . . → Read More: Editor-in-chief

Social Justice, Social Media, Structural Issues

(Structural) Privilege And Khas Privilege

Structural privilege in Nepal is Khas privilege and, as such, enjoyed by all Khas Nepalese. No Khas Nepalese suffer BECAUSE they are Khas. That is a privilege ALL Khas enjoy. Non-Khas Nepalese, however, suffer in a number of ways BECAUSE they are non-Khas. . . . → Read More: (Structural) Privilege And Khas Privilege

Social Justice, Social Media, Structural Issues

You Can Lead a Horse, Even One With Blinders On, To Water…

A reproduction of a Twitter lesson on the reasons behind the inclusion debate that the Madhesis (and other indigenous Nepalese) are having with Kathmandu. . . . → Read More: You Can Lead a Horse, Even One With Blinders On, To Water…

Equality, Gender Equality, Social Media

#GaurikaSingh in #Rio2016 And a Man in Kathmandu

If our girls and women are to realize their full potential, just as Gaurika Singh has done, and become equal partners in the path to development, to when they can walk the streets of every city and village in the country with their head held high, we must provide the same kind of life opportunities to them as we do to our boys and men. . . . → Read More: #GaurikaSingh in #Rio2016 And a Man in Kathmandu

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