The fact that there are so many ways to interpret “I hope you’re well” makes it a poor tool for communication regardless of the motivation.
“But beyond the grotesque commercialism of the award shows themselves, it’s also important to note how so many of these celebrities are already people who come from money.”
First Comes Marriage is an important memoir for deconstructing and demystifying one Muslim community’s traditions around marriage, love, and sex, all of which are important services in our current Islamophobic political climate.
“When brown women wear saris, salwar kameez or hijab, they are told to ‘go home.’ But when a white woman does it, she’s celebrated. That’s appropriation.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, May 2017.
“What do the Industrial Revolution, the Roaring Twenties, the advent of the college fraternity, and the gay liberation movement have in common? According to sociologist Lisa Wade the link is the pervasive hookup culture that dominates the modern university experience in her fascinating new study examining the roots and realities of the phenomenon, American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus.” For Huffington Post Books, February 2017.