Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Staying indoors for the past two months has felt monotonous and tiring, but I know it’s the right thing to do. During this self-imposed quarantine, I’m doing everything I can to avoid pandemic-related news binges and instead focus on passing time in a balanced and stimulating way.

I suffer from Zoom phobia. Here’s what that looks like.

‘Ugh, awkward pause! When did I last speak?’

It’s not my job to absolve your white guilt

It should not take our deaths for people to realize our worth

Meet Qahera, the Muslim superheroine fighting bigots instead of comic book villains

She was created by Egyptian illustrator and designer Deena Mohamed