Rashi Narayan is college senior studying International Development and Arabic.
When discussing the wins and momentum for 2020, most people are not discussing the women who won. Instead, they are fixated on the white man who lost.
I exist in a zone of both privilege and lack of privilege. I’m a first-generation brown queer female who is the daughter of two supportive and economically stable immigrants who would do anything to make sure I was happy and successful in life.
You will look at my brown skin and imagine that I am from a far off dusty region of the world where women dress in jangly clothing and speak in exotic tongues.
We have had to publicly relive our traumas in order to form our army. I myself have publicly outlined my traumas in order to reclaim my power.