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“Hipster Culture” has officially lost its meaning

Let me set the scene for you: you’re sitting on a wooden chair, reading a tattered copy of Catcher in the Rye under the dim yellow light of the bare lightbulb that hangs above you. You take a sip of your turmeric latte, when something bright red catches the corner of your eye. You look […]

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The hijab does not hide my voice or intent

The hijab: an Islamic symbol that has been questioned, criticized, banned, torn off heads and been a go-to for stereotyping. Take it from me, the struggle is real: if I had a penny for every time someone called me oppressed, I’d be typing this on a gold-plated laptop. Recently, Tajikstan has joined the fun and […]