All posts tagged Religion

Ramadan – food, virtues, health and periods

It’s that time of the year again for all of us Muslims – a spiritual cleanse in this holy month of Ramadan. In this first week of fasting, I have […]

Let Me Tell You A Story

وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ مِن صَلْصَالٍ مِّنْ حَمَإٍ مَّسْنُونٍ وَالْجَانَّ خَلَقْنَاهُ مِن قَبْلُ مِن نَّارِ السَّمُومِ “And We did certainly create man out of clay from an altered black mud. And […]

Vaginas, vaginas everywhere, but not a clit touched – Women and their bits then and now

Female sexuality in Western Europe has been a controversial topic since time immoral; everyone knows about the sexually repressed Victorians and their chastity belts, the summer of love of the […]

Exclusive Artist Interview with Katrin Fridriks @ JD Malat Gallery

Ahead of the ‘Meet the Artist’ session (which is open to the public) on Friday the 8th March from 4-6pm at JD Malat Gallery, I had the opportunity to speak […]

Let’s go for a “shag”?

Words by Tracy Jawad and Charlotte Rubin In a university environment, especially British universities, sex and love are almost as important as dissertation deadlines. We’re thinking boyfriends, girlfriends, open relationships, […]

Let’s Talk about Sects, Baby!

Middle Eastern pundits often talk about Lebanese sectarianism through a top-down power lens, one that attributes the majority of our faults to the “divide and conquer” technique of our archaic […]

Who controls the present, controls the past: History lost and forgotten.

From astrology and science to Mathematics, agriculture and trade, the Middle East harbours the groundworks of many modern Western society’s key institutions. Never mind that the world’s three dominant religions […]

Things I wish I knew before starting University.

It will take time to make friends. I am generally a friendly and outgoing person, so making friends comes naturally to me. In school and college, I always had a […]

The Way You Like It: A Brief Guide to Sex Positivity

Although it seems as if the world has been going under progressive social change faster than the speed of light over the past decade, the concept of sex positivity is […]