It’s Time to Create Non-binary Definitions

Our rich Sikh history is soaked with the battles of strong Sikh Kaur warriors. Our mothers are strong Sikh warriors. Our grandmothers, our aunts, our sisters are all strong Sikh warriors. Yet, according to Merriam Webster, the word “warrior” is “a man engaged or experienced in warfare; broadly :  a person engaged in some struggle…

mother/mama/mom, by Navya Kaur

mother/mama/mom all through college she told me she wore her hair in do gutta woke early each morning to twist the two strands together into shiny braids that sat tight on her shoulders as she listened to her professors talk to her about macroeconomics and political science in panjab she married at the age of…

Q and A with Kaur Life’s Editor-in-Chief, Lakhpreet Kaur: “For me, Sikhi and feminism are one in the same; Sikhi is feminist.”

Lakhpreet Kaur is the founder and editor-in-chief for Kaur Life and serves of the board of SAFAR: The SikhFeminist Research Institute. Lakhpreet earned a BA in Political Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she also received an Honors in the Liberal Arts. She then went on to obtain her MA in International Environmental Policy form…

This Is What Courage Looks Like

  When Saij was first diagnosed I was angry and upset at God. “Why me? Why him? Why us?” was often the conversation I had with myself. And then I became strong and had faith in knowing that Saij was Babaji’s child before mine. I prayed for the strength to be able to take care…