STILL I RISE

Another first for me. This is my first print article in ELLE INDIA. Enjoy!   Discrimination and rejection are rites of passage for any Dalit, anywhere in the world. One Dalit-American artist contemplates all she has learnt from being branded untouchable. Life can turn upside down in an instant. I was in the fifth grade … Continue reading

INDIA’S RAPE CULTURE

So proud of this article that I posted in the DAILY BEAST. I learned a lot and had to grapple with a ton of fears as I wrote it. Each article is always a little bit more freeing as I find the words and visuals to articulate my experience. Thanks to all who supported in … Continue reading

THE HARD AND THE AMAZING

I am in Delhi. And we are working around the clock. Things are hard and amazing at the same time. Mostly because all of it is real, NOW, and so poignant. Every woman I meet though AIDMAM from activists to volunteers to survivors have a story. And in this calm before the storm as we … Continue reading

FINALLY IT BEGINS

After a year of fundraising and speaking in the United States to raise awareness around my film I’ve arrived in India. The making of a film is a marathon of gauntlets and surviving that first step really has prepared me to expect the unexpected and be unattached as I begin my research. In many ways … Continue reading