Jaya Saxena

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Jaya Saxena is a writer from New York. She's the co-author of Basic Witches

Stories

Cover Photo: Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor in ‘Moulin Rouge!’ (2001)
The Rose Quartz Ceiling: When It Comes to Love, Men Are Praised for What Women Are Simply Expected to Give

When love and femininity are intertwined, only some of us are expected to do the job of loving.

May 16, 2018
Cover Photo: photo by indien-schmuckkunst/flickr
Amethyst: When You Seek Balance at All Costs

Maybe telling ourselves we’re balanced, that we’re in control, is almost as good as the real thing.

Apr 16, 2018
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
Explaining My Multiracial Identity (So Others Don’t Do It For Me)

Every time someone guesses wrong, I am the one to apologize.

Jan 04, 2017
Cover Photo: Gazette du Bon Ton, Rijksmuseum
Vows

“To us, traditional vows seemed, to put it mildly, uncool.”

Nov 20, 2015