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That Desi Spark (formerly The Woke Desi)

Aug 25, 2020

From unmarried womxn terrified of the stigmas attached to being an unwed mother and premarital sex, to married womxn who don't feel stable enough in their lives to bring children into their current situation, to trans men who became pregnant because of healthcare inadequacies, TWD is talking to Dr. Meera Shah...


Aug 18, 2020

To quote guest Ryan Budhu: "Systemic inequity impacts
distinct parts of our community differently, and [Ryan's brother who died in police custody] Ravi’s story is just one facet of a larger narrative. To understand this larger story, South Asians should strive to understand this nation’s history and how our current...


Aug 11, 2020

Sonalee Rashatwar - also known as The Fat Sex Therapist - speaks with TWD about fatphobia, sexual pleasure and how it does not need to be penetrative to be intimate, and Health At Every Size. Full of controversial opinions and urging listeners to examine science closely, Sonalee has insights worth listening to about...


Aug 6, 2020

Closing out the second half of this two-part series is Nadia Jagessar, the breakout star and lovable heroine of her own love story on Netflix' Indian Matchmaking. Did she have some realities strike after filming? How did she adjust to her heartbreaks being played out on screen? What were her stories? Find out now on...


Aug 4, 2020

Indian Matchmaking, the #1 show on Netflix in recent weeks, has taken the world by storm. From problematic themes regarding colorism, casteism, sexism, to being the train wreck you can't turn away from, one cast member has become a person people love to hate. Vinay Chadha, the man who stood up fan favorite Nadia, speaks...