LGBT Community: Their Human Rights Neglected!

By Louwke   At the start of September 2018, an inhumane punishment was sentenced in a Sharia Court, in the state of Terengganu. The court ordered that 2 women should be caned, for engaging in a sexual relationship.  The women were not sighted as furious for receiving this barbaric punishment. Rather than being sparked with […]

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Hate is Leading– And We Are Allowing it to

By Kelly   A governor who endorses Islamophobia should not be allowed in a position of influence and power.  Walls divide our countries and our people. They’re said to be designed to protect us from the “different”– but this is merely an excuse to display hatred. It’s been this way since the first human civilizations. […]

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Not all Muslims are bad 

By Kian   The fear, hatred or prejudice against the Islamic religion or Muslims generally, especially when seen as a geopolitical force or the source of terrorism. This is what it means to have Islamophobia. The main reason people have Islamophobia is because of all the attacks that happened in the past years. 911, Berlin, […]

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The Right to Not Be Right

By Scarlett   To be free is saying what you want. To be free is doing what you want. To be free is having a say in something even if it is not necessarily what you believe in…at all.  Because, how is there a line drawn to something that’s sole purpose is to act on […]

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Online Security: Things you Know but Don’t Change

By Romane (Christianne Nates) – photo credit Every day 2.77 billion people are active on social media. Knowing what dangers can occur to us, why does it seem like we don’t do anything about it? We need to be aware of the dangers. We need to stop being so comfortable with this platform. We need […]

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The Detox Lie

By Ittai   The detox fad– a subset of alternative medicine, a bigger domain of outdated beliefs– has made itself a staple of many people’s health lives. It comes in the form of juices, cleanses, smoothies, pills, foot pads, and enemas, but they all have 2 things in common: They don’t work, and they take […]

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The Broke Artist

By Vincent   What do you think of the broke artist? That’s a common label slapped onto musicians. At least, the ones that try to make money out of it. Making money out of music and pursuing a professional career in music nowadays is, to put it mildly, difficult.  Earning a living being an artist […]

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STARING AND TAPPING VS. PLAYING AND CLAPPING?

By Pranit I used to stand by the foyer and wait with my brand new maroon colored Polygon bicycle for my friends at exactly 5:00, sitting there staring blankly into space while tapping my feet monotonously in a complete state of boredom and thinking about all the things I needed to tell my friends until […]

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Where’s the Humanity In Hate

By Vasily   You’ve judged someone. Maybe unintentionally. But somehow this changed the way they looked at themselves. Maybe you’ve seen someone question their appearance, belief or personality because of someone else’s words. Now imagine someone says you have a mental illness because of who you are. Young, talented, social bloggers always have a frivolous […]

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We Have The Freedom To Lie

By Shayan   Freedom of speech. That’s a bold phrase.   We, the citizens of America have the right, the power, and the ability, to say whatever we want, whenever we want. It’s written in the bill of rights as amendment number 1.   Freedom of speech.   As great as that sounds, is it […]

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