You Can’t Touch Me

Normalization of Sexual Harassment Leads to Bigger Dangers

You can’t touch me on the streets. You can’t touch me in the club. You can’t touch me ever without my consent. Over the weekend, I paid Input, my favorite club in Barcelona, a visit. Not to my surprise, the music was amazing; and not to my surprise, I was touched inappropriately several times. Be

Four Reasons Why the ‘Me Too’ Campaign Makes Me Cringe

An Unpopular Opinion

Few weeks ago, a big shot producer got outed for sexually harassing and assaulting a lot of women; doing what we do best when we come across such scandals, we got outraged—again. In reply, actress Alyssa Milano launched the hashtag #MeToo, giving victims a platform to share their experiences and speak out against sexual harassment and

A 21st Century Prolongation of Orientalism and Media Bias

Western Depictions of an Uncivil Arab Civilization Succeeds at Creating Prejudice and Division

Co-authored by Ziad M. Kurdi Orientalism, as described by Edward Said, is a manner of depiction that exaggerates and distorts differences of Arab peoples and cultures when compared to that of Europe and the U.S. According to Said, Orientalism dates back to the 19th century during the European Enlightenment and served as the rationale for

A Statement Concerning The Mufti’s Latest Fatwa

Lebanon’s Grand Mufti has issued on Monday the 28th of January a fatwa whose sole aim is to decapitate one of the many marginalized rights the Lebanese citizens are missing. The fatwa came after the latest tactic the civil society adopted which included two couples attempting to register the first civil marriage on Lebanese soil