The royal wedding had more diversity than the Oscars

History was made at St George’s Chapel on Saturday, not just because the British royal family’s first interracial couple got married, but because there was a wedding service like no other in the history of the monarchy. Meghan Markle, whose father is white and mother is black, did not shy away from letting her culture…

Hindu Council hosts International Women’s Day Awards

As harsh a reality as it is, the South Asian culture, like many others, has a history of gender inequality. So when this year’s International Women’s Day rolled around, it was refreshing and extremely encouraging to see the Hindu Council Of Australia host its own awards dedicated to the cause. The 2018 Gargi Awards held…

How South Asians are shaping Sydney and beyond

Last year’s all-women South Asian panel at Parramasala spelled out serious #diversitygoals, and in 2018 Nautanki Theatre delivered once again. The organisation hosted another panel event in the heart of Western Sydney last week, and this time various topics were examined through the lens of the younger generation. “How South Asians are shaping the next…