Hina H

Hina H

I'm a writer and photographer.

Writing about everything that needs to be discussed - identity politics, immigration, culture, trauma. Occasionally delving into satire.

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MyCanadaProject | Twitter

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.

Feminism article

Feminism Is For All Women – Medium

Before applying to become a card carrying feminist, please make sure you don’t violate any of our community standards.

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My Family Didn’t Have Slaves, But We Had Servants - VICE

Growing up in Pakistan before moving to Canada as a teen, I now feel terrible about how my family treated them.

Polite conversations article

Polite Conversations with Eiynah

Join me, as I talk to Pakistani-Canadian Hina Husain about her experience giving her mom psychedelics to cope with emotional baggage.

Invisible illness article

My Invisible Illness Gave Me A Beard – Femsplain

I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) shortly after my 18th birthday.

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I Gave My Mom Shrooms So She Would Open Up About My Father's Death | VICE

"Why did you give me these? You want to see me cry?"

Fuckyou article

Fuck You, White People | BullshitIst

Because publishing a think piece on race relations is so hot right now

Whitepeople article

Who Are “White People”? | BullshitIst

Need to make sure I hate the right group of individuals

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Hina: Life Beyond Faith | YouTube

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.

Babbu article

Value My Culture, Bitch | BullshitIst

Christmas is a traumatic time for us minorities

Periods article

30 Days of Mother Nature | The Coffeelicious – Medium

Day 1: I got my period. My IUD still works and I’m not pregnant. Do I have enough pads?

Stress management article

The Stress of Reading About Stress Management | The Coffeelicious – Medium

How come that’s never mentioned on any of the lists?

Husbandson article
The Huffington Post

The Husband-Son Hybrid | The Huffington Post

There is a class of men that exist in society. They may look like normal men, they may act like normal men; in certain aspects they may actually be pretty normal. However, if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that these men live under very peculiar circumstances at home with their families.

Exmna effect article

The EXMNA Effect | The Coffeelicious – Medium

EXMNA (Ex-Muslims of North America) is a non-profit organization that advocates for acceptance of religious dissent, promotes secular values, and aims to reduce discrimination faced by those who leave Islam.

Letter dad article
Thought Catalog

A Letter To Dad | Thought Catalog

“Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.”