Did women come out of man’s spine or do men come out of women’s womb? Does carrying heavy loads make men great or bleeding for a week make women strong? Are men and women equal? Who will answer these questions? How will we know the hierarchy? You might say ‘of course the society does’.
“I started writing poetry when I was young, because it was the sole medium where I could express the violence and discrimination I was experiencing,” said Alok Vaid-Menon, an international Transgender icon, in a rather grim tone.
My mother often tells me that I am a born beauty. She says that I had a fair skin and the brightest smile as a kid. As I grew, my skin complexion gradually started to change into something bluish and dark. My mom started noticing that I had ceased to grow in height and health in comparison to other kids my age. I had a tiny structure and couldn’t digest my food. I would fall ill most often and whenever I cried my body used to turn blue. Most of the time, I was short of breath.
ST. PETERSBURG, March 4: A blast in a St Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 14 people and wounded 50 was probably carried out by a Russian citizen born in Kyrgyzstan, authorities from the predominantly Muslim central Asian state said.