Aapurv Jain is an alumnus of Kirorimal College, University of Delhi where did his B.A.(Hons.) Economics. He has worked extensively on gender and sexuality issues in Delhi as an activist and is currently pursuing MA in Gender and Sexuality from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, where he is a Felix Scholar.
The content of the Gillette ad hit closer to home than I was comfortable with. My imagination drew parallels between the video and my own life, and I felt repressed old memories stirring in the darkness of my mind.