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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twitter

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.
http://www.mycanadaproject.ca/

Feminism article
Medium

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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VICE

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
SoundCloud

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
femsplain.com

My Invisible Illness Gave Me A Beard – Femsplain

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

1486392773104 vice shrooms mom article
VICE

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
bullshit.ist

Fuck You, White People | BullshitIst

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

Whitepeople article
bullshit.ist

Who Are “White People”? | BullshitIst

Need to make sure I hate the right group of individuals

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YouTube

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
bullshit.ist

Value My Culture, Bitch | BullshitIst

Christmas is a traumatic time for us minorities

Periods article
Medium

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
Medium

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
Medium

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.”