We Need To Stop Othering Hijabis (281/365)

The way people treat women who wear the Hijab is really weird, as someone who has a lot of friends who wear the Hijab and as someone who used to wear it I find it strange. I don't even know if 'othering' is the right word for how the world treats them, it's more like … Continue reading We Need To Stop Othering Hijabis (281/365)

A Lot Of Female Empowerment Movies Just Aren’t Inspiring (254/365)

You've probably watched a film/trailer featuring your white middle class woman having to battle against inequalities she is facing. It usually features her having an argument, whether it's about fighting against marriage ideals, being a strong woman, getting an education and just generally being appalled by the double standards when it comes to how different … Continue reading A Lot Of Female Empowerment Movies Just Aren’t Inspiring (254/365)

We Might Need To Stop Using The Phrase ‘Stan’.. (249/365)

I remember when I first heard someone use the phrase stan and honestly I thought it was a mistake, like instead of saying 'I stan' they meant 'I stand with'. It took an embarrassingly long time for me to actually realise that stanning was a thing, and 'to stan' was an actual phrase. I can't … Continue reading We Might Need To Stop Using The Phrase ‘Stan’.. (249/365)

How To Stop Giving a Shit About What People Think About You (116/365)

An idea given to me by one of the most sarcastic women I know, aka Hanifa Kamal I honestly don't know how to start this post off delicately because this is an issue I see a lot of people struggle with in their day to day lives. They are afraid to eat in public, act … Continue reading How To Stop Giving a Shit About What People Think About You (116/365)