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  • Look Me Through – Chapter 4 

    AVNI RAJPUT: As the cacophonous sound of my alarm blares through my purple coloured room I move my hand wildly in the air trying to slam the device which has the time 7:30 a.m. glowing in bright green. Groggily I peel myself off my bed as Isha enters my room screaming “good morning”, or at […]

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  • Look Me Through – Chapter 3

    SWAYAM RAI: Usually, anyone drunk up to nostrils floats in a sea of trance, but the night changed its plans. Pee, comes flooding when someone least anticipates it, doesn’t it? I nudge Shrey, feeling a little sorry for having broken his slumber but then we have lived our lives this way ever since we met […]

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  • Look Me Through – Chapter 2 

    CHAPTER 2- SHREY RAI : St.Aloysius Science Block, Boy’s Washroom: “Wake up Swayam!” I knew this was a bad idea. I mean, I could have been reading my novel at home but no, my brother just had to go. “Bro, it’s a reunion. We have to go. Imagine, all those chicks who may have gotten […]

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  • Deciphering The ‘Y’ Chromosome – Chapter 6

    “Men’s Beauty Standards” read the newspaper headline on page 3. ‘What happened to inner beauty?’ The inner me questioned. As my eyes scan the content of the article my heart sinks. I don’t fit. The article had photoshoot pictures of celebrities like the teenage sensation Justin Bieber and I was nothing in comparison. ‘Yea you’re […]

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  • Deciphering The ‘Y’ Chromosome – Chapter 3

    ‘Vulnerability’ is probably the first word in the men’s dictionary and the word of the day for every male every day, throughout his life. “A woman who was involved in the gang theft of the Gupta bungalow was hit and tortured by the police. “Where the hell has humanity gone?”, questioned the women welfare and […]

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  • Deciphering The ‘Y’ Chromosome – Chapter 2

    From where I stand I see boxes labeled ‘well-behaved’, ‘self-sacrificing’, ‘caring’, ‘matured’ etc. you get the gist. And surprisingly they make you chose a box for yourself. The box that will define you, forever. But my rebellious self has never fit into one specific type. I have a question for you, why do you choose […]

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  • Deciphering The ‘Y’ Chromosome – Chapter 1

    Does being born a man make me an exception? Am I anything more than just a normal or ordinary human? Was I or any other male assigned for a set of rules and regulations from our birth simply because of your stereotypical thoughts? I really wonder what gender society would be, if it had one, […]