I regretted coming to the Gaysi Family's Read Out Loud (ROL) event almost instantly.
Only a week in Bombay was enough to make me really reconsider my parameters of fear.
Life after becoming an adult is what people crave for right? The excitement of turning 18 is what every teen awaits for right?
Last Sunday was hell all over again, rushing my father to the hospital and he was there on a ventilator again.
And much to my surprise, I was informed that I was being set up with the friend of my girl friend’s friend.
When I was a child, one of my favourite activities was re-decorating my room and the little altar I had in celebration of Hindu festivals.
For a gay Indian woman who has lived most of her coming out years abroad, coming back to India can be pretty daunting – I have done that once.
A blue collared worker in the train bullied a hijra while a couple of others were laughing at his "jokes".