Younger me would have told you to create a persistent shell to hide behind. Young me was so wrong.
For the uninitiated, Dina Torkia (or Dina Tokio) is a blogger/YouTuber/social media influencer/designer and all round cool person. I have … More
Trying to say #MeToo in a hijab is hard – very hard.
Getting your periods as an adult is a confusing experience. Men have no idea how all-consuming periods can be; neither did I.
I refuse to be stripped down – stripped of my personality, my strength, my intelligence, my beliefs, my culture and my rights.
Who’d have thought a wet-suit-cap-little-skirty thing that covers ones nethers would be so controversial?
February 6 is International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. I’ve written a post explaining what FGM is, its prevalence, … More
Anxiety: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. I … More
It’s disgusting. We are a society obsessed with how we look and it’s awful. Women are so concerned that their … More
I’m fat. That shouldn’t be an insult, it’s a known fact, an adjective. People like to use it as an … More