CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT, LITERATURE

A Coming (of) Age

Featured Illustration: Raúl Gil At the beginning of the year, I read Fatima Farheen Mirza’s essay, Boxing. Mirza had taken an instant and unquestioned leap into my list of favorite authors after I read her book A Place For Us, a story that I keep coming back to in bits and snippets, and even though it has […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT, RELIGION

Taking Back the Spotlight: Modest Muslim Fashion

Featured Image: CULTURE Hijab Co. The perception of Muslim women in the mainstream has been, for the lack of a better term, depressing. For Muslim women who wear the hijab, the situation becomes even more dismal. Those who actively put themselves out into the world as identifiable Muslims face criticism about how they wear the […]

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