Aanchal Ram Vombatkere
Marketing Strategist + Feature Writer
Aanchal Ram Vombatkere is a well-traveled, culture and movie fanatic. She hails from Muscat, a humble city in the middle east, and traveled around the world from studying media and culture in India to film in Vancouver. Her desi roots explain her unquenchable curiosity about ancient medicine and history. She is also a filmmaker and critic, with an unreasonable love for Viola Davis.
Aanchal Ram's Articles
The Same Ugly Problem – Racism & Trauma, How POCs Can Cope
Whether it happens in the workplace, at a #BLM protest, or as the result of an accumulation of small incidents over time, many people are dealing with trauma caused by the same ugly problem––racism. I am a native Desi from the breathtaking Indian subcontinent, and my people are only one ...
“I’m a Bit Extra,” – Why I Came Out on Indian National TV, an Interview With Rakesh Dayaseelan
Even in modern India, where urban populations are slowly becoming more accepting of the queer community, it still takes a great deal of courage to be openly trans, gay, or anything other than cis and heterosexual. A young Rakesh Dayaseelan, who identifies as trans, was unapologetic about his identity on Indian national TV only a month ago on MTV’s Roadies.