Has My Closet Been Made of Glass?

The struggles of coming out to a traditional, Indian family.

Photo courtesy of author; an old but colorful bangle collection of mine

Around my family, I enveloped myself in layers the way a sari drapes around my body. As I dance through each of my cousin’s weddings, it’s no surprise when I’m stopped by an auntie asking if I’m ready to get married. Naturally, I smile as wide as a rangoli, explaining that I’m more focused on my career. In…




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An acquired taste. Always questioning if my actions are brave or reckless. Writing to heal. Lots of travel, personal revelations, & funny stories.

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