Tindering my way across Australia

This is part of a series of posts about my trip to Australia from December 18, 2015 – January 23, 2016. While ordering drinks at a bar along the Yarra River during my first night in Australia, I was approached by a man. No this isn’t a scary story (thank God) – more of a fairy…

Racial/cultural profiling on Instagram

Dear Instagram, I do not appreciate your racial/cultural profiling (see screenshot below). Ugh. Can’t a girl just be single and loving life and also enjoy the occasional Indian fashion photo? Please serve me more ads for fine rum, adventure travel and upcoming concerts – not this crap. And just so you know, I am not…

A message from my future son

Once upon a time (2014) I decided to explore the wonderful world of dating apps. I feel very fortunate to say that I only had two ‘Tinder nightmare‘ exchanges, but the fact that they happened at all is disappointing. When I first tried Tinder I spoke with and met some really interesting, respectful and respectable…

#favreads: October 25, 2015

This is a round-up of recent news and content from around the web that I found interesting. Coincidentally, all stories discussed the topics of race/diversity/cultural sensitivity. Enjoy! 1. From the National Post: Canada federal election candidates include more visible minorities in 2015 than in the past four votes Go Canada! We elected 47 visible minority…