In memory of Wiarton Willie (2004-2017)
How I learned to stop worrying and love myself.
On the Friday before my birthday, Sai came home from work and we both decided to drive to the Grand Canyon for the weekend. We got on AirBnB and booked the first place we could find in Flagstaff, AZ.
Eventually, I woke up to the reality that was playing out in front of my eyes. I realised the kind of future that lay ahead of me if I stayed with Abdul.
Hina's picture and story were picked to represent Pakistan as part of My Canada Project, celebrating Canada's diversity on its 150th birthday in Ottawa.
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Growing up in Pakistan before moving to Canada as a teen, I now feel terrible about how my family treated them.
Join me, as I talk to Pakistani-Canadian Hina Husain about her experience giving her mom psychedelics to cope with emotional baggage.
I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) shortly after my 18th birthday.
"Why did you give me these? You want to see me cry?"
Because publishing a think piece on race relations is so hot right now
Need to make sure I hate the right group of individuals
Having resided in Pakistan and Indonesia in her youth (the two largest Muslim countries in the world), Hina has experienced the religious hypocrisy plaguing the Muslim world first-hand.
Christmas is a traumatic time for us minorities