Stories from Opinion

  • 8 years ago

    Of transgenders and faith

    OCT 30 — You would think that members of a marginalised community would be more forgiving and liberal in their religious outlook. After all, religious doctrines have not...

  • 8 years ago

    Hijabi pole dancers and then some

    OCT 2 — Meet Vixen. And Moxie. The two young hijabs in front of me are married, well-educated, love Sephora and cats. They are the best of friends, and adhere to...

  • 8 years ago

    The history of ourselves

    AUG 30 — To understand why we are who we are today, I referred to a few texts (and with a word limit, I would like to stress again that this essay is not a definitive and...

  • 8 years ago

    The new generation of Muslims

    AUG 15 — It is not often that one is offered pot by a hijabi. The first time I was offered one was when I was studying in Lancaster University, the UK. An English friend was...

  • 8 years ago

    Somewhere from a colllldddd mountain!!

    JULY 26 — My previous article didn’t really ruffle feathers, but some of the reactions I received were expected. I was asked to inject positivity (one), when would the...

  • 8 years ago

    Malay-ness this, Malay-ness that

    JULY 21 — When asked the following questions in a closed group on Facebook, “In a 1921 census, the Malays were a minority in their own country because of the British...

  • 8 years ago

    Something to think about

    JULY 8 — The dust has somewhat settled since the Malaysian general election came to pass. News is lively — every week, non-mainstream media picks up on the latest...