I recently wrote for MMW on the last ten days of Ramadan and what they mean for me.
I’m excited to announce that I’ve rejoined the writing team at Muslimah Media Watch. I wrote for the blog from the time it started in 2007 until the summer of 2009. It was such a wonderful experience that I asked to rejoin. And here’s my first piece back.
Here’s my latest on Heartfelt.
It appears the sexual education curriculum controversy refuses to die. On the first day of school nearly 700 hundred children were kept out of Thorncliffe Park Public School (almost half their population) and their parents have vowed to keep their children out of school until the new sex-ed curriculum is changed. However, I urge theseContinue reading “Denying Children Sexual Education is Risky”
It turns out that I ended up taking the summer off. I had planned on writing all summer, but took an extended vacation instead and it felt GOOD. Welcome back to me and to all!
Reposted from Muslimah Media Watch. The writer of this post wishes to remain anonymous. Trigger warning: This post contains discussions of body image and disordered eating. The first Ramadan that I fasted, I was struck by how easy I found it. This was not exactly a good thing. I had struggled with control issues aroundContinue reading “When Fasting Is Not For God”
I’ve decided it’s time to get back into blogging. It’s been a long while, being “distracted” by things like grad school and work. I’m still working, and kind of, sort of feel like I’m still in grad, what with being a post-doc, but I’m figuring out ways to fit blogging back into my life. IContinue reading “Inspired to Blog”