Being Anxious and Lonely – We are In This Together

LIMITED TIME OFFER – TabooDana Avow Tales and Talks – Being Anxious and Lonely- A Muted Theater Performance by Akhshay Gandhi

What’s this Bliss? Short Story by Naz

This is a short story by Nazeen which she wrote for TabooDana’s Ink It – T Tale Writing Contest. Its a journey of a new mother and how she her search for the bliss in after so much changes and new roles. With Ink It, we at TabooDana wanted to offer an unfiltered and rewarding opportunityContinue reading “What’s this Bliss? Short Story by Naz”

The Hair by Noor

This story is won the first prize for the TabooDana’s Ink It – T Tale Writing Contest. With Ink It, we at TabooDana wanted to offer an unfiltered and rewarding opportunity to bring out bold and authentic writing in those talented and looking for a chance to tell their story. The Hair -Noor Niamat When IContinue reading “The Hair by Noor”

Floored, Happy, Awed And In Gratitude

As we embark on a new journey of 2021, we would like to take out some time to look back on the roller coaster ride of 2020. We started our journey in Feb’20 with the first offline event in Kolkata and then in Delhi in March’20. The thought process was to build a “Safe SpaceContinue reading “Floored, Happy, Awed And In Gratitude”

The first person I swooned over in love

I was attending Wonderleaf Club session hosted on the occasion of Teacher’s Day. Ahanna, a sweet 9 year old, was hosting and she asked me about my favourite teacher. This tickled my memory and took me back to the time when I was six and I fell in love for the first time. Sitting onContinue reading “The first person I swooned over in love”

No Biggie in Seeking Help: An Expectation Setting

A good friend and a classmate from school reached out recently. The first thing he asked was how did I survive depression and made my way back “successfully” from the low. Our conversation went on to discuss some common thoughts that cross our minds in times of a crisis. Confusion, invalidation, pain, breakdowns, being triggered,Continue reading “No Biggie in Seeking Help: An Expectation Setting”

Side Effects of License for Lifetime Sex

Disclaimer: I have no intention to hurt anyone’s religious, social, or emotional sentiments. I might sound like an acidic agony aunt, you can call it a lockdown effect. Writing about the taboo word “sex” in your very first independent post is pretty scandalous. Why is this word a taboo in our society? Every second personContinue reading “Side Effects of License for Lifetime Sex”

Re-imagining Good Friday and Easter

Good Friday and Easter always intrigued me. While growing up, Good Friday’s story was only about Christ’s crucifixion and his resurrection. We are led to observe the history or a story in adoration of the character. I have been seeking to understand the spirit of the story and how we process this information conditioned toContinue reading “Re-imagining Good Friday and Easter”

Indian Parents on Our Dating Life

I am an Indian girl, in my early 20’s and unexpectedly (from the point of view of my parents) have a love life. Something which our parents don’t expect us to experience or indulge in. Be it online or offline, dating without goal of marrying that person in future is something they don’t understand. MostContinue reading “Indian Parents on Our Dating Life”

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