The incident that took place in IIT Kanpur was not regarding some drunken fight for slots or cheating, rather it was regarding something as basic as women's safety.
There is a wide spectrum of behaviours that manifests from the belief that men and masculinity are superior to women and femininity.
As a trans man, I had felt a constant discomfort with my body during my entire childhood as I faced discrimination at both my home and school.
If I do decide to come out and talk about my rapist publicly, remember this is not an 8-year-old trauma, but 8 years of trauma.
When I think about the abortion I had, I remember feeling loved and cared for. I remember not feeling judged. It was emotionally liberating.
Not only did I accept my stuttering, I also tried to win it over, making it acceptable for others to stutter too.
Homelessness has been an interesting experience so far. When I left my apartment last year in September I was not sad at all.
Once I moved away from home, my independent lifestyle gave me confidence and helped me grow as a person and as a feminist.
It is not simply the exceptional women whose stories need to be shared, but also the ordinary, the everyday of women.
I understood that people who shamed my dark skin were also the people who were so unsure of their own mettle, unaware of their own prowess.