I am a 27 year old Pakistani woman. Just over two year ago I was a strict conservative Muslim who did not even think about questioning my religion — in fact, 25-year-old me would have been appalled at who I am now.This is the story of how I realised Islam was another man-made religion. The “Perfect Musalimah” Phase I started wearing the hijab, praying, and … [Read more...] about My Pilgrimage to Mecca made me an Agnostic Ex-Muslim
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Photo credit: cireremarc via Flickr. Content Warning: This story contains depictions of anti-gay violence. Please just let me die, Justice was already seated at a table when you arrived at the eatery. You would forever remember his name. Justice. His eyes seemed to smile when they meet yours, they seemed to twinkle. You walked up to the table and sat down, your lips returning … [Read more...] about Won’t You Sing Me a Song
Still from Nanette When I look at Hannah Gadsby, I see myself. The stand-up comedian from Tasmania holds her body like a tall woman is wont to do; chest puffed out, shoulders turned inwards, weathered from years of hunching. I know this because I am a tall woman; I have hovered around the six-foot mark since I was twelve. Then there are her delightful inflections: the thick, … [Read more...] about Who is Nanette?
It was when I first noticed the fire-dancers and women writhing in transparent spheres on the water that I fully realized the degree to which Chrysler was Not Screwing Around when it came to the launch of their new minivan, the 2017 Pacifica. This vehicle is very important to Chrysler, and that’s why I had to bring my wife and kid along to see how good it was. (Full … [Read more...] about 2017 Chrysler Pacifica: So Good Your Family Won’t Care That It’s A Minivan