Are you down for brown?

by Farzana Rahman As a dark-complexioned, brown, South Asian Muslim woman, at any one point in my prolific dating career, I’ve had to deal with iterations of the following conversation: (Where X denotes men I have dated, and Y = me). X: “I didn’t think you would talk to me!” Y: “Why?” X: “Cos you’re… Read More

Is the sexuality of black women judged differently from that of white women?

Is the sexuality of black women judged differently from that of white women? “the image of white women as the standard of beauty and respectability is dominant throughout Brazilian society. Without making reference to the countless studies that analyze the question of race and representation in Brazilian society and media (and there are hundreds of… Read More