Kirtida Gautam is a Clinical Psychologist. She has a Diploma of Performing Arts in Dramatics and an MFA in Screenplay Writing from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. She is the author of yet to be published novel I AM 16 I CAN. The novel questions juvenile justice system of India and raises opinion against rape culture. She is a member of the Women’s National Book Association and California Writer’s Club. She hosts the Twitter chat event #DVIndiaChat and she is the creator of the @PanAsianVoices.
Hating periods more as a kid happened because I felt like a boy trapped in a girl's body, as a gender fluid person. I understand them better now.
Prejudice against Indians in the West in the form of racist attacks has been making news for some time now. But we Indians have our internalised racism too!
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