My Work

BBC

Short Film: My Ramadan Diary

The BBC also released a short video of me talking about addiction (listen here).

I am a regular contributor to BBC Radio, having been on BBC Asian Network and BBC 3 Counties various times discussing women’s issues and mental health.

The Independent

LGBT+ Muslims like myself aren’t going anywhere

The New Arab

Understanding those with mental health issues this Ramadan

The Pool

The Pool went into administration in 2019, but Sister-Hood kindly republished the piece, which can be read here.

pool

Buzzfeed

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

HuffPost

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).

Vuelio

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

Gal-Dem

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? 

Sister-Hood

I didn’t realise it was abuse

Muslim Values are British Values

Can I celebrate Christmas? 

Take Me Home

In a Closet of Dreams 

Bilingualism is a Privilege 

Hair-Raising

The Boy In My Room

My Alcoholic Mother

MuslimGirl

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

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.

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