Christina Thomas Dhanaraj is a 3rd generation Christian Dalit woman from Bangalore, India. She is a volunteer consultant for #dalitwomenfight, and the co-founder of the Dalit history month collective. Her interests include politics of identity/self-determination, allyship, and intersectional discourses between caste, gender, religion, race, and sexuality.
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.