The Internet is Changing South Asian Beauty Standards
Growing up in Pakistan in the ’90s, I was surrounded by beautiful women
But all the girls at school looked the same. Long, straight hair. Fair skin. Petite frame. And any girl who dared to be different- to have short hair or god forbid a tan because she liked playing sports after school, was branded a ‘tomboy’ and immediately relegated from the dating pool.
I never had to feel that sort of pressure as a boy. So I think that’s pretty f*cked up.