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)

We Need More Coming Of Age Muslim Media (229/365)

For someone who spends a lot of time talking about representation, I didn't really realise how little representation Muslims of today have. The glass shattered when I saw a trailer for the Ramy Hassan's new show 'Ramy' and now I WANT MORE OF THESE SHOWS. Especially considering the fact that it's personally relatable to me, … Continue reading We Need More Coming Of Age Muslim Media (229/365)

BBC Need To Research Islam Before Making Documentaries (218/365)

Another day, another scandal caused by ignorance. This time it's the BBC allowing documentaries and stating that a vital part of prayer is an ISIS Salute.. Yes you read that right, Stacey Dooley said this with complete confidence. Now, I'm not saying that she needs to know how to pray or anything like that, but … Continue reading BBC Need To Research Islam Before Making Documentaries (218/365)

Eid Mubarak Everyone! (155/365)

Eid Mubarak everyone, whether you're celebrating it today, tomorrow or don't celebrate at all, I hope you all have an amazing day and really just enjoy the vibe that everyone's having at the moment. This post will be short and sweet but I had a lot of thoughts about how we celebrate this holiday, especially … Continue reading Eid Mubarak Everyone! (155/365)

Why Aren’t We Talking About The Concentration Camps In China? (65/365)

Growing up it's a right of passage to learn about World War 2, as it's important to understand that something that horrific can never happen again. We were taught about Hitlers warped belief system, the horrors of the time period and concentration camps with the hope that it would engrain into the thought of these … Continue reading Why Aren’t We Talking About The Concentration Camps In China? (65/365)

You Can’t Pray Away Depression (41/365)

Growing up in a Muslim household in a time before mental health was something we openly discussed was an interesting experience. We didn't really see depression or anxiety as something that was a big deal, and just powered through everything. We were encouraged to just pray more if anything happened, if we were sad it … Continue reading You Can’t Pray Away Depression (41/365)