By: Mariam El Naggar I don’t think I have to remind any girl why our periods can be a drain; both physically and emotionally. I mean, I doubt anyone looks forward to cramps, bloating, backaches, cravings, a fluctuating libido, sudden … Continue reading Mood Swings on Your Period – What’s Normal and What’s Not?
By: Mariam El Naggar It’s no secret that we live in an era that is substantially built around the digital age. This has allowed us to create a sort of dysfunctional community on social media, a network of platforms that … Continue reading These 6 Female Arab ‘Influencers’ are Girl Power Goals and We Stan a League of Queens
By: Rawan Khalil The reboot hit makeover show Queer Eye out on Netflix is one you need to watch. They have the tagline of:“The original show was fighting for tolerance. Our fight is for acceptance”. Queer Eye is a show … Continue reading Why Queer Eye is the Perfect Show to Binge Watch RN
By: Hanya I don’t think I’ll ever stop talking about women, and fighting for women and our right for opportunities that we choose ourselves, I’m even writing this article on Women’s Day. However, I’m also against oppression and restriction; I … Continue reading 6 Young Egyptian Male Models Redefining What it Means to Look Like a “Ragel”
By: Hanya I knew I would get an unbelievable amount of stares and comments -all unsolicited of course- the exact moment I cut my hair. Yet the one I never thought I’d ever get was actually the one that stood … Continue reading I Cut Off My Hair and People Said it Distorted My “Femininity”
By: Zaynab “3o2bal ma teb2y 3aroosa inshallah” How many times have we heard that? Twenty? A hundred? Well, I would say too many to count. Imagine this, I am at a family 3ozooma and I’m being congratulated on my grades, … Continue reading Teita, I Love You, But I Won’t Be Getting Married Anytime Soon
By: Mariam Abdelrazek First times are important and there’s no denying that. In fact, they’re so important that you probably don’t care which first time I’m talking about because you know that they all matter. They’re all something. They’re remembered … Continue reading Quick Question, Why Are First Times So Damn Important?
By: Farida ElShafie Big boobs, small waist, fat butt, thick thighs. The “usual,” the “thick” girl, the “Instagram baddie.” The woman we see idealized in every rap lyric and on every billboard. Will this mania subside anytime soon? I wonder … Continue reading Is ‘Thicc’ Replacing Skinny As the Ideal Sexualized Female Body?
By: Rawan Khalil Growing up the idea of diets was not an idea it was a norm, which sucks because I grew up seeking the comfort of food behind close doors and under dim lights. Eating became a fear to … Continue reading Mama, I’m Not “Barda” Just Because I Don’t Want to Diet Anymore
By: Malak Atwa Disclaimer: this is a big fuck you to all of the misogynists out there. “Women are fragile and vulnerable creatures. They’re too sensitive and too hormonal. They think they’re always right, but they don’t know anything about … Continue reading 4 Ridiculous Things Girls Aren’t Really “Allowed” To Do