It’s Time To Address The Fetishization Of Asian Women

The second most popular category on Pornhub is “Hentai” which is a title given to a subcategory of Japanese anime that consists of sexually explicit images, characters, and plots. Recently, there’s been an extreme spike in anime (more specifically, hentai) popularity which goes hand in Read More …

What China’s Ban On Ivory Trade Really Means

Traditionally, the elephant is a symbolic animal in several cultures around the world. It’s often associated with strength, power, longevity, stamina, spirit, loyalty, wisdom, and eternity, which makes it hard to believe that people are willing to murder these innocent animals for their tusks. Unfortunately, Read More …

Colorism And Anti-Blackness In The Asian Community

People who are not white or of European origin are usually placed in the category of ‘People of Color,’ a term used to encompass all those who may have common or similar experiences of systemic racism. However, despite this, prejudice still exists between POC groups, Read More …

Where Is the Honor In Honor Killings?

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Rape, murder. Honor killings are a “tradition” that should have been eradicated a long time ago, but sadly, it is very rampant amongst our societies, especially the brown Muslim society. “An honor killing is the homicide of a member of a family or Read More …

Womens Month 2017: Naomi Campbell, Alek Wek, Ajak Deng And Their Influence On Diversity In The Fashion Industry

From left to right, Ajak Deng, Naomi Campbell and Alek Wek. Naomi Campbell, an icon, has graced 66 Vogue covers worldwide, first appearing in the late 1980s. Her catwalk is world renowned and can be watched in awe for hours on end. But despite her Read More …

10 Places To Donate On International Women’s Day

Today is “A Day Without Women,” and a lot of participating females are not spending money or going to work today. Unfortunately, not all of us can ditch out of work, or have things that we need to buy today so here are some organizations that Read More …

First Ever Black Ahmadi Muslim Wins An Oscar

I had absolutely no plans to watch the Oscars, until I was scrolling through my twitter feed and the news broke out. Mahershala Ali had won an Oscar. Imagine that. A non-white person had won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. Such a huge moment, a Read More …

Different Faces Of Muslim Women

Disclaimer: I do not speak for all Muslim Woman. These are my own thoughts, my own opinions. This is not meant to offend or speak ill of Islam as I too am a Muslim woman. This is to highlight the differences amongst us and the Read More …