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Imaan Sheikh

Imaan Sheikh is Culture Editor at The Juggernaut. She's based in Toronto, used to write for BuzzFeed India, and hails from Karachi.

Music and Moonlight

In a culture where romance too often must be conducted in secrecy, the moon has come to symbolize the sole companion to love.

Imaan Sheikh

January 08, 2021

How Pandemic Pets are Helping Brown Families Cope

As pet ownership rates go up amid lockdowns, fuzzy friends are turning frowns upside down in even the most reluctant of Brown households.

Imaan Sheikh

December 22, 2020

Eating Disorders: Recovering While Brown

What does recovery look like when not just your community, but even doctors don’t take you seriously?

Imaan Sheikh

December 07, 2020

Let's Talk About Eating Disorders in Brown Families

Food in Brown homes can be a love language, a guilt trip, or even an apology. So what happens when eating becomes disordered in a culture so centered around food?

Imaan Sheikh

November 25, 2020

What Makes Shah Rukh Khan A Superstar

On his 55th birthday, we look at how King Khan romanced audiences for over three decades, and why they’re still smitten by his charm.

Imaan Sheikh

November 02, 2020

The Making of A Witch

South Asia has a centuries-long history of making — and killing — its witches. For some women, the crime is independence and liberty. For others, mere existence on the margins.

Imaan Sheikh

October 27, 2020

Opinion: Yes, Patriot Act Oversimplified Things — Thank Goodness

The show wasn’t perfect, but access to credible news is a luxury and there shouldn’t be shame in learning from visual, jargon-free crash courses.

Imaan Sheikh

August 20, 2020

Bollywood Warped the Brown Girl

Almost all Bollywood hits (and flops) from our collective millennial childhood have propagated anti-woman messages.

Imaan Sheikh

November 05, 2019


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