For a nation who’s motto is “Liberty, equality and fraternity”, the shooting of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has caused great distress. Not only in France, but world leaders from all across the world have come forward to express sorrow at the unfortunate events that took place this Wednesday and called on the act … More Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité!
This post is written not to mourn the children who have been killed in the Peshawar attacks. It is to congratulate the Taliban. It was only when I was purchasing some mints from the departmental store at the hotel that I heard about the Peshawar attacks. Apparently, a couple of self-proclaimed self righteous suicide bomber … More Congratulation, Taliban!
Three years ago, somewhere in the middle of sociology class, I had an epiphany. Hey! I should take up Gender Studies! It seemed like the most obvious thing to do. Any article online that had the word “gender” or “gay”, awoke the curious rabbit inside of me who won’t stop jumping until I had memorized … More Big Boys Don’t Cry
When something comes up in the news, praise and criticism surrounds it. Although when it comes to Malala Yousufza, all I see is praise…. … More Malala, not Malaria, Naomi Campbell
Ever caught yourself wondering whether the only reason you’re vouching for female equality is because you’re afraid you might be looked down by other feminists if you don’t? I admit, I have. The first time that thought stuck me I was in my sociology class, which constituted of a feminist, a non feminist (rather Marxist) … More Do women really want to be treated equally?
My news feed is filled with Gaza related statuses and most of my native buddies have replaced their pouty-faced profile pictures with others that show support for Gaza. These trends, these freaking trends. They always start as being okay at first, but sooner or later turn into leeches that suck my blood whenever I see them.This is definitely the sooner case. Since it is … More Just because everyone’s doing it on Facebook
I have been a fan of Katy Perry since “I kissed a girl“. No, it wasn’t because I had fantasies of my own to kiss a female (or did I?) but I have always liked people who are bold and are not afraid to speak their minds (dirty or otherwise). I have been a fan … More Does Katy have no soul?
I am not patriotic. I never support the Pakistani national team, whether it’s cricket or hockey. I think going to heavily booked cafés when they show cricket matches on big screens between the two rival teams, Pakistan and India is a waste of time. I don’t wear a mini clip of Pakistan’s flag with my … More Save my country, please!