Alana Hadid: “I will not be silenced”

In this episode, we are joined by fashion icon, model, and creative director, Alana Hadid. Alana is a daughter of a Nakba survivor, and she shares with us her family’s story and her perspectives on how your voice can free

Identity

Alana Hadid: “I will not be silenced”

In this episode, we are joined by fashion icon, model, and creative director, Alana Hadid. Alana is a daughter of a Nakba survivor, and she shares with us her family’s story and her perspectives on how your voice can free

News and Commentary

Stories and Interviews

Alana Hadid: “I will not be silenced”

In this episode, we are joined by fashion icon, model, and creative director, Alana Hadid. Alana is a daughter of a Nakba survivor, and she shares with us her family’s story and her perspectives on how your voice can free

Well-Being

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Stigma of Menstruation in Arab Culture

“The active ingredient in period stigma is misogyny” (Lindy West)  Women in many cultures, especially in Arab cultures, are told that menstruation is a shameful topic that should not be discussed publicly, especially in front of men. This stigmatization is

Mental Health in MENA: Is the Stigma Over?

“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation” (Glenn Close) How many times have you attempted to discuss your mental health and it was ignored?  Why is mental health deemed less important and trivial compared to

Pandemic stories: Arabs shared what they learned

This pandemic has been a rollercoaster, a year full of chaos and we know we are not the only ones feeling exhausted. Everyone just wants the masks, stay-at-home orders, and lockdowns to end, but this has become the new norm.

Rainbow Railroad: This Canadian organization is saving LGBTQ lives

Rainbow Railroad is a Toronto-based charitable organization that helps lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals escape from violence and persecution in their home countries. Currently, there are 72 countries where being gay is illegal. In the past, they

Entertainment

How Can Content Creators Make Money in 2024? l Jesse Jaurji

Everyone seems to want to become a content creator these days. But how do you actually build a sustainable career? In this episode, we sit down with Jessie Jaurji, and in this conversation, we learn how you can build a

Maya Hussein: Embrace the Possibilities of Life

With over 900K followers on TikTok and over 200K on Instagram, we sat down with viral Lebanese Canadian TikTok creator Maya Hussein who gave us an exclusive interview on her journey of being a creator and good ol’ advice on

Dating and Relationships

Salams App: The Go To Muslim Dating App for Marriage

Online dating with a little spin? Salams (previously known as Minder) is an online dating app for Muslims interested in meeting other Muslims for the purpose of marriage. Similar to many dating apps out there, the process of finding someone

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