My Gender Is Not Separate From My Race

I wish I could be as colour blind; I guess life will be easier. But I do not have that privilege, my brown self follows me, clings to me, like the aroma of my Bengali cooking does to my winter coat. So it is not possible for me to talk about my gender and gender presentation without talking about my race.

Casteless-ness in the Name of Caste

Even when the queer acknowledges their own caste, it is to make it caste-neutral. Upper caste individuals tell us again and again as to why are we unnecessarily bothering the people around us by ‘bringing in caste’.