Our Little Secrets: A Pakistani Artist Explores the Shame And Pride of Her Community’s Bathroom Practices

ColorLines, Summer 2005
“We were in the kitchen, my mother and I, when she turned to me and said, “Did you know Amreekans keep medicine in the bathroom?”
I waited, not quite sure where she was going with this. She looked at me as if I was slow and then continued, “They keep it in the bathroom, and then they eat it.” There was triumph in her voice when she added, “And they say we’re dirty.”

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