Unveiled Thought

Failing is Fine! Do it More!

Failing is completely Fine. No, Seriously. My entire life has been a series of taking the  seemingly harder road in hopes that the extra effort, heartache and perseverance will pay … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Iraq Inquiry: Call for Volunteers

The Iraq Inquiry that was released a few days ago is about 2.5 million words long, making it inaccessible to most people. There is no point in a report like … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

American Christian Confronts Bigotry by Wearing Hijab

In December of 2015, though April of 2016, Nancy wore the hijab in her daily life as an expression of solidarity with the American Muslim community, and in support of freedom of religious expression.

June 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Don’t Let Trump Use Evil to Perpetuate Evil

The importance of remaining pragmatic and not allowing divisive language to permeate our media cannot be understated.

June 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

There is no ‘right way’ to deal with trauma

Growing up is an interesting experience. Not only do you grow to understand yourself better, you start to see the world with new eyes because you are exposed to the … Continue reading

April 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ethnic Communities Are Also Racist

I grew up in an incredibly ethnically diverse part of Sydney. Our school’s Harmony Day events were always a flurry of colours, flavours and sounds that would tantalise the mind, body … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · 6 Comments

Anti-Terror Spending Rise Marked by Exponential Rise in Attacks

We didn’t care when blood was shed overseas. But the impacts of terrible policies are slapping us in the face directly now. The deaths are far too close to home.

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yeah, sometimes explaining myself as a Muslim is exhausting.

People aren’t expecting long and eloquent explanations anymore. Just, y’know. A little bit of condemnation to reassure everyone that I’m still on the right team.

March 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Here Come the Habibs: Was it Racist?

Before airing, Here Come the Habibis was bashed over and over for being ‘racist’ (you can see the trailer here). A petition was created, calling on Channel 9 to pull the show because … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

No – I will not drench my Social Media in Red, White & Blue

Yesterday I wrote about my feelings on the attacks in Beirut and Paris which, as I predicted, helped me feel comforted and allowed me to get to sleep. Today I woke … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · 9 Comments