Meera Navlakha

Meera is the Editorial Fellow at Mashable UK. She writes about the wild world of TikTok, other digital culture, mental health, entertainment, and more. Her work has also been published in the New York Times, Vice, Vogue India, and others. You can find her (occasionally) on Twitter: @meeranavlakha.


By Meera Navlakha

Cold water swimming: The ritual empowering people with prenatal depression
A still from the film, with a woman on the beach, her face obscured by the sun.


New Zealand bans conversion therapy in 'a win for humanity'
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at Auckland's Pride Parade 2018, with other parade-goers, holding a rainbow flag.

Reunite two lovesick hamsters in Google's Valentine's Day Doodle
The animation for Google's Valentine's Day doodle.

How to safely meet up on a Tinder date
An illustration of a woman holding her iPhone, shown using a dating app.

'Gehraiyaan' is Bollywood's nuanced take on infidelity, intimacy, and relationships
Actors Siddhant Chaturvedi and Deepika Padukone in a still from the film.



Twitter is rolling out playback speed on videos
Screens displaying video playback speed on the Twitter app.

People online are getting obsessed with ‘Euphoria’ without having seen a single episode
Zendaya and Hunter Schafer sitting on a wall in "Euphoria."

'Queer Eye' marks its European debut with a fab new trailer
'Queer Eye' stars Leni Bolt, David Jakobs, Jan-Henrik Scheper-Stuke, Aljosha Muttardi and Ayan Yuruk.

At-home early medical abortions will continue to be allowed in the UK
Pro-choice supporters stage a demonstration in Parliament Square to campaign for women's reproductive rights, legalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland and its decriminalisation in the UK on 11 May, 2019 in London, England.

A new anthology tells erotic stories by 27 'anonymous' writers
A copy of the book 'Anonymous Sex'.

And just like that, we're getting a documentary of the 'Sex and the City' reboot
Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kristin Davis in "And Just Like That..."

HBO Max is rolling out in 15 more European countries
Sarah Snook and Kieran Culkin in HBO show "Succession."


Netflix's new social channel champions stories of the Asian diaspora
A screenshot of four Netflix stars.

Twitter suspends bot that spoils the day's Wordle solution
A person holding a phone with the Wordle homescreen, displaying the grid in which the daily puzzle is guessed.

On Substack, COVID misinformation is allowed to flourish
COVID-19 vaccine vial pattern on pink background.

Peloton backpedals on another TV show heart attack, and they’re not happy about it
Actor Damian Lewis in a still from "Billions".

A film studio may be launching in space in 2024
A view of earth from space.

Peloton is hiking up prices, blaming inflation
A man riding a Peloton bike.

You can now only buy some Tesla merch with Dogecoin
A picture of dogecoin.

A UK bill is calling for digitally-altered photos to be labelled online
An mage of an iPhone with a selfie.

Lime launches new e-bike featuring swappable batteries
The new Lime e-bike.
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