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Gabrielle Hosein

Thursday, July 9, 2015
​Stereotype has long defined public talk about Indian women’s sexuality and panic that Hindu women’s immorality can undermine a whole political-economic order isn’t new.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
​More than once, Ziya has initiated conversation about skin colour, telling me that she wishes she had lighter skin or was white.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
‘And you want to be a feminist?,’ the well-known pediatrician and fellow columnist asked me, I hoped rhetorically.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
When one of Trinidad and Tobago’s best known contemporary authors, Shani Mootoo, was reading from her work at Alice Yard in Woodbrook, she expressed amazement that the word ‘lesbian’ was now being sai
Thursday, June 4, 2015
As I’ve been thinking about Indianness in the Caribbean, I’ve been particularly struck by the representation of Indian men in our history, in scholarship and in novels by Indian women.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
​In Trinidad, if you are Indian woman, and you don’t like doubles, curry, Bollywood films, pepper or big river limes with rum and loud chutney soca music, you don’t practice any religion, lack all def
Friday, May 22, 2015
Rustling with energy backstage, dozens of children waited in darkness and silence, as senior dancers with Lilliput Theatre Company performed lines from Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Laureate acceptance spe
Thursday, May 14, 2015
​Syed Abdul Aziz’s story intrigued me.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
​Election season. Hard-to-meet politicians on the street. Shaking hands and influencing people.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
​Last Thursday, my Men and Masculinities in the Caribbean students were out on campus learning through engagement with pro-feminist men’s movement-building.