Safe Haven (International Women’s Day Post)

I've surrounded myself with women for most of my life. Although I was fortunate enough to grow up with both parents in my household, I was, and still am closer to my mother. I received an all-girls Catholic education for fifteen years, and most of my best friends are women of multiethnic backgrounds of different … Continue reading Safe Haven (International Women’s Day Post)

Breaking the Taboo: Why Muslim American Women Should Start Talking About Sexuality, Eroticism, and Femininity.

The discussion of feminine desires is something that I've always wanted to write about because having been in a culture that adamantly advocates modesty, a culture that equates desire to moral distaste, I feel that it's my obligation to write about why women and men should learn how to understand that fearing desire inevitably divides … Continue reading Breaking the Taboo: Why Muslim American Women Should Start Talking About Sexuality, Eroticism, and Femininity.