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Article: on sustainability in the modest fashion industry

The Guardian

Article: People working in the care sector play an integral part in maintaining a civil society. That’s not low-skilled work

I featured in this Guardian article on the Divorce Reform Act.


13 Things You May Experience as an LGBTQ+ person on Valentine’s Day 

17 Struggles You’ll Only Understand If You Live In Croydon


BBC Stories: short film My Ramadan Diary

BBC Asian Network: audio piece on addiction (listen here).

BBC Radio 4: Created web copy for this charity appeal, alongside writing the celebrity script for it.

The Independent

LGBT+ Muslims like myself aren’t going anywhere

The Croydon Advertiser

croydon news

The New Arab

Understanding those with mental health issues this Ramadan

The Pool

I wrote an article about having an alcoholic in the family and the psychological effects that can take place for years to come for The Pool in 2019. The Pool later went into administration, but Sister-Hood kindly republished the piece, which can be read here.



Overcoming Today’s Pakistani Desire to Look Arab (This article was originally published at Brown Girl Magazine and was also later republished at Sister-Hood Magazine).


I was a Media Researcher at media relations company Vuelio, and contributed to their blog content.

My interview with Emmy winning film-maker Deeyah Khan 

My interview with blogger Stephanie Yeboah

My ‘Blind Date’ interview with Imam and press officer Farhad Ahmad


As a queer Muslim, watching the school protests in Birmingham is exhausting

Battling Depression During Ramadan

Being a Woman of Colour on Public Transport 

Is Domestic Abuse in Teenage Relationships Taken Seriously Enough? 


On Honour and Anger: RIP Banaz Mahmod 

Is God a Feminist?

Changing The Script On Romance 

I didn’t realise it was abuse

Poem: Not Your Spice Girl

Muslim Values are British Values

Can I celebrate Christmas? 

Poem: Take Me Home

In a Closet of Dreams 

Bilingualism is a Privilege 


The Boy In My Room

My Alcoholic Mother


A Reflection on the State of Muslims in the West

A British Pakistani Muslim’s Account of the London Bridge Attacks

This British Documentary Casts Muslims in a Shocking New Light

Brexit’s Impact in Britain, From a British Muslim Girl’s Point of View 

A Love Letter to the Hijab I Removed

Burnt Roti

When Love Turns Sour (this piece also featured in issue #2 of Burnt Roti magazine’s print edition)

Your Heart Deserves More 


Amaliah is a website dedicated to Muslim women. They have republished numerous articles from my blog, which can be seen here:

A Halal Guide to Berlin

Exercise (Helped) Save my Mental Health 

Marrakesh Travel Guide

Los Angeles Travel Guide

Rome and Tuscany Travel Guide 

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

I spoke about Brexit on the CBC – you can listen here.