That fear also helped me tap into something great.
Holidays are fun. Forced time with your extended family? Uh, not so much.
To the haters who say you can't be Muslim and feminist, I say things like, “Fluff off, I have important things to do."
Because, alas, women can only have one life goal - to find and marry the perfect man, if he happens to be a doctor or lawyer, well then you've hit the jackpot.
Caribbean islands are uninhabitable.
I spend days thinking about what might have happened. How I could have responded differently. If I’d been more aggressive.
This year, rapper Mona Haydar went viral with a song celebrating Muslim women, Hijabi (Wrap My Hijab). Now, she’s back - and she's not messing around.
Sofia Khan is the Muslim Bridget Jones, and she's everything.
The big question is: is the world ready for the future?
#Lifeinleggings came about from my own personal experiences of street harassment and sexual violence.
We've been SO ready for this.
Zarqa Nawaz talks Muslim representation in tv, her sitcom Little Mosque on the Prairie and the Canadian Muslim experience today.