November 7, 2016

Banished for Menstruating

2 I was eleven when I first bled. I was too scared about what I was going through. I remember running up to Amma crying loudly, “Amma, call Acha back. I am dying. I have cancer.” That’s what Indian cinema and two deaths from cancer in the extended family did to my tiny mind. In a hushed voice Amma...
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