Poet and activist Aisha Ali offers an insightful poetic piece on finding and embracing your individuality and quirks.
A powerful piece by poet and activist Layla Mkhayber, originally performed at Bankstown Poetry Slam in May 2017. The piece is an exploration of the modern Muslim identity and womanhood in patriarchal society. It looks at what it means to exist in a world that is constantly trying to erase you suppress you or misrepresent you.
The Nakba, or ‘catastrophe’ in English is a term of passivity. It talks about a disaster, and indeed what happened in 1948 is a disaster, but really that term doesn’t even scratch the surface.
Exhausted and confused within the current political climate, Muslim youth are aching for direction and simply tired of their supposed ‘leaders' and ‘authority figures' falling head over heels to apologise for anything and everything.
I am an average, indistinguishable 19-year-old Australian guy. But without fail, whenever my faith is revealed, it often prompts abrupt surprise.
I groan over the irony, that it is my job that allows me to pay for Netflix, the same Netflix I can’t watch because I have a job. What is life?