My heart begins to pound slightly as I open up the majestic WordPress app, my stomach filled with butterflies and dozens of thoughts rush through my mind like a bee stampede. Every new idea that rushes through the corners of my mind gives of a buzzing sound which makes me feel exhilarated. It’s been FIVE […]Read more "The Return of the Seeker"
When I left this blog I was just a child, a child who had not experienced life at its core and all its wonderful fruits or its harsher realities. Since then, God has made sure I experience both. Since then God has put me on a journey filled with turmoil that ultimately led to an […]Read more "Youth vs Grace"
The term ‘Slut Shaming’ is defined as “the act of criticising a woman for her real or presumed sexual activity, or for behaving in ways that someone thinks are associated with her real or presumed sexual activity.” Slut shaming has made a key presence in the both the virtual the world and in reality, […]Read more "Slut Shaming- A Patriarchal Concept?"
More and more people are becoming open to the idea paying for sex. The journal ‘Sexually Transmitted Infections’ found 1 in 10 British men say that have paid for sex. 3.6% of the 6,000 men surveyed admitted going to prostitutes in the past five years. There has been a strong stereotype of the type men […]Read more "Buying a drink or Paying for sex?"
We all have endured that annoying Aunty, cousin, friend, colleague that just is too damn sensitive about our “flaws” (which society has defined of course) what I mean here is, you’re having a conversation you’re pretty confident and feel ok about yourself. You even accept and kinda like that flaw that most people wouldn’t. For […]Read more "Unconventional Beauty: Own it!"
As promised it’s time to get down to nitty and gritty world of Pakistani beauty perceptions and its challenges. Let’s face it, we don’t all look like those poster girls they broadcast to us, most of us our averagely looking. However, thanks to Pakistani ridiculous beauty standards some of us don’t even pass the “average” […]Read more "Unconventional Beauty: Perspectives"
Recently after much anticipation I published a post on Muslim women and sexuality in aim to answer a few questions regarding Muslim women and their physical appearances proposed by Western secularists. However, the issue itself is highly controversial and profound therefore I decided to team up with the wonderful writer Saadia Haq from The Human […]Read more "Obliterating The Taboo-Muslim Women & Sexuality Part 1"
Seems like things are about to get tougher for the ordinary working class folk in the UK, especially now the Conservatives have won the elections again. According to national statistics young people have the highest unemployment rate. “Young people in Britain have borne the brunt of the financial crisis, with a larger proportion of 16- to […]Read more "A Pakistani’s Misconception and Obsession."
Do Muslim women care about their sexuality? Do Muslim women care to maintain their physical appearances? Lastly, do Muslim women care to feel “sexy”? These are the questions many non-Muslims have been asking and enquiring about online. So I have decided to have a go in answering some based on my own experiences from the […]Read more "Muslim Women and Sexuality."
I’ve always been familiar to the expression “you need to act like a girl” even till this day. However, now it’s more about my mindset oppose to the physicals. So what does that even mean? When I was a child I was your ride or die ‘Tom Boy’ that every male counterpart needs. Dressed like […]Read more "“You Need To Act Like A Girl”"