beauty beyond colour

Thinking About Beauty

Thinking About Beauty

A Philosopher’s View By Ajoy Varghese | A Dark is Beautiful Supporter Humans not only perceive beauty, but also have the unique ability to describe it and to judge it. The “Dark is Beautiful” campaign has an underlying assumption— that Beauty exists! It is a clear reference to the ubiquitous existence of beauty in our world. It is […]

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Dear Malaysia, Will You Dare to Be Colour Blind?

Dear Malaysia, Will You Dare to Be Colour Blind?

By Sai Tharshini Varathan | A Dark is Beautiful Campaigner I come from the wonderful and multicultural land of Malaysia. Malaysia is filled with diverse people that are generally friendly. But often, I get to hear a lot of painfully discriminatory comments because of my skin colour, I used to feel hurt and wondered what […]

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Who Is The Real Enemy?

Who Is The Real Enemy?

By Kavitha Emmanuel | Founder & Director of Women of Worth Photo Credit: Zippora Madhukar Photography Have you ever wondered where skin colour bias originated from? I have. And frankly speaking, there is no simple answer. Skin colour bias is so much a part of our culture that if we tracked it down to see […]

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Colour Me Bright Red, Emerald Green, Orange, and Pink

Colour Me Bright Red, Emerald Green, Orange, and Pink

By Sudha Menon | A Dark is Beautiful Campaigner If you have grown up in a dark brown skin, like I have, you have possible heard this sentence many times in your life: ” She is dark but smart”, ” She is not dark, just dusky. And, very intelligent”. “She is nice. A little dark, […]

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