When I Started To Identify As A Strong Black Woman

Hi everyone, I wrote an essay for Nikita (blogger at growingupgupta.com) about being biracial and how it will impact my future tri(?)racial family.ย  Let me know your thoughts please ๐Ÿ™‚

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Source: Growing Up Gupta

 

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How We Can Be Successful Feminists in a South Indian Patriarchal Culture

Hi everyone, we are coming up on 6 months of married life and so far so good!ย  Sometimes, I feel like we have have been married for longer and when people ask how married life has been I think to myself…the more things change, the more they stay the same.

Today I wanted to talk about a special topic that I have been made acutely aware of since joining Nelli’s family and the interracial community…I’ve always known I was different because of my race(s) and religion but since being married; the values and practices that me and Nelli followed since the beginning of our relationship became more apparent.

I had originally written the title as “Being A Feminist in a Patriarchal Culture” but the more I wrote about my experiences, the more I realized that both me and Nelli are feminists.ย  Nelli is the type of person that says “Hey, I’m going to this women’s march, wanna come with me?” or “Let’s go to this Black Lives Matter Vigil.” Our ideals start at home but we make every effort to not let them stop there.ย  I am truly lucky to be married to such a progressive loving husband ๐Ÿ™‚

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