An essay on suicide, survival, and living out Islam as a complicated human with a lake in your head. Up on Medium today. We're going to be alright. We aren't going to be alright but we're going to fight and we're going to stick around for one another because what else are we going to …
My interview with Sara June Woods discussing her books, Sara or the Existence of Fire and Sea-Witch---up on Autostradle today!
An honest conversation about how the West treats visibly Muslim women. I was part of a roundtable of rad Muslim women up today on Muslim Women Speak.
“What do you do when your relationship goes from feeling HOLY HELL AMAZING to more, like, regular and good but not so much in need of caps-lock anymore?” New piece of advice for LGBTQ youth is up today on Everyone is Gay.
Up on GQ Today
There's a quote/soundbite I've been using, repeating in talks and interviews lately: "By all rights I should not be alive today. There are only two reasons I'm not dead or in prison, and that first reason is because of the grace and will of Allah(swt)." Nobody's ever asked me what the second reason is. I’ll …
Up on Buzzfeed today.
A few weeks ago, we welcomed in the Golden Age of Muslim Women in Comics; this week, it’s time to look into the less than stellar portrayals of Muslim girls in the medium. After all, what would fandom be without a few problematic faves?
Up on MG!
In honor of International Hummus Day, I've penned A Muslim Girl's Guide to Industrial Hummus Production. It's sort of 2/3 recipe and 1/3 existential crisis, so you can get the proper feel for life experience as a female chef in a professional kitchen. Enjoy!