Jaya Saxena is a born and raised New Yorker. This is probably the most important thing to know about her. Her writing has appeared in , The Faster Times, The Hairpin and Entertainment Weekly. E-mail her at jaya.saxena[at]theinclusive.net if you want to know where to get a good egg cream.

GMO: WTF

GMO: WTF

Jaya Saxena on the line where food ceases to be

iPhone Fear

iPhone Fear

Jaya Saxena refuses any sort of intelligent phone - still

I Think I Want To Know Ya

I Think I Want To Know Ya

Jaya Saxena lures Morris Day into a love trap

The Nets: It's Complicated

The Nets: It's Complicated

Jaya Saxena can't reconcile the new Barclays

The Haunting Truth of Ghost Bikes

The Haunting Truth of Ghost Bikes

Jaya Saxena wrestles with the power of iconography

Gender Neutrality, the New Equality

Gender Neutrality, the New Equality

Jaya Saxena asks why men and women couldn't be friends

Modern Grief

Modern Grief

Jaya Saxena on how to send condolences in the 21st century

Love Net

Love Net

Jaya Saxena on the familiar world of online dating

Righteous Inclusion

Righteous Inclusion

Jaya Saxena on Dallas' LGBTQ-friendly Cathedral of Hope

Soda and the City

Soda and the City

Jaya Saxena shows discrimination comes in many sizes

Feminism and One-Ugging

Feminism and One-Ugging

Jaya Saxena weighs good and bad lessons in 'Bossypants'

Obsession

Obsession

Jaya Saxena trades her life for a Gameboy...again

Food Waste

Food Waste

Jaya Saxena defends slime...sort of

Taking the Walk

Taking the Walk

Jaya Saxena rationalizes a married future

OWS, The Teen Girl

OWS, The Teen Girl

By: Jaya Saxena

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds

What will motivate you to act?

Are You Not Entertained?

Are You Not Entertained?

The beginning of the end for the Oscar era

The Living Montage

The Living Montage

Soundtracking our own lives

Curry Over Ketchup

Curry Over Ketchup

Learning to love my family through food

Sex and the Unwilling Society

Sex and the Unwilling Society

Why I wish Sex and the City 2 was a better movie

Border Crossing

Border Crossing

How I lied to the Peruvian government

Inorganic

Inorganic

A fresh battle of semantics

The Impostor

The Impostor

The pinings of a wannabe grammar snob

One Nation, Under God

One Nation, Under God

What an atheist learns from a Citizen Naturalization ceremony

Bitter Candy

Bitter Candy

Trying to understand Mandy Moore's hit video for "Candy"

Runners Up

Runners Up

How the dialogue about employment has failed us

No Accounting For Tastes

No Accounting For Tastes

Our guilty pleasures (edible and otherwise)

Inorganic

Inorganic

A fresh battle of semantics

I Think I Want To Know Ya

I Think I Want To Know Ya

The dangerous game of contacting celebrities

The Nuvo Riche

The Nuvo Riche

The FABULOUS world of lady drinks

An English Lesson

An English Lesson

Can a dictionary save political discourse?