Aziz Ansari

About Sexual Violence

January 18, 2018

Dear readers, We started Kajal Magazine as a platform to rectify so many media wrongs by giving space to voices of color. From our earliest days, we have applied our politics to our platform as much as we can. It is the policy of this magazine to NOT report on people who have been accused … Read More

The Problem with Aziz Ansari, Consent, and Rape Culture

January 16, 2018

It’s time men took responsibility for their actions. Comedian Aziz Ansari joins the list of men in Hollywood who, time and again, use their power to coerce and hurt women. This weekend, feminist magazine Babe published a story about Ansari repeatedly overstepping boundaries with his date Grace, an anonymous 23 year-old photographer. She tells Babe … Read More

Why Don’t Brown Women Deserve Love Onscreen?

June 27, 2017

Why are brown men so infatuated with white women onscreen, BuzzFeed writer Imran Siddiquee asks in his essay of the same name. Why do they overlook and underrepresent women of color in order to date white women, is the question I ask. While Sidiquee eviscerated the genre of “Diaspora South Asian Dude Does Rom-Com” in … Read More

Aziz Ansari’s Monologue is the Perfect Cherry on Top of This Weekend

January 22, 2017

He took down the “lowercase kkk” movement and Trump. I’ll be the first to say I had misgivings about Aziz Ansari hosting SNL this week. Not only was he the first South Asian host ever (something that is a dubious beacon of positivity in 2017), but this was the same show that invited Donald Trump to … Read More

WATCH: Aziz Ansari Doesn’t Give A F•ck About Your Voting Excuses

October 19, 2016

“What the f*ck do you need?! How many celebrities have made these stupid f*cking videos?!” Aziz Ansari has come out of the Master of None writer’s room to discuss the most pressing and embarrassing issue of the day: undecided voters. In a new video from the environmental SuperPac NextGen Climate Action Committee, Ansari blasts people … Read More

Modern Romance, Book Review

July 9, 2015

  Your phone holds the key to the greatest force in the internet — love (and, slightly less great but definitely still compelling, sex). Apps, websites, emails, and texts form the brunt of our new age wooing, and in the massive onslaught of humanity that is the internet we often feel overwhelmed. The main problem is actually … Read More