Here's a podcast I did with friend Sarah Malik about race, religion and intersectionality. Hope you enjoy it: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/earshot/in-my-shoes-pt-2/8024000
So I wrote this about the billboard campaign featuring two young women wearing hijab. It was emotionally exhausting, but needed to be said. Full piece: http://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2017/01/23/comment-only-way-defeat-january-26-come-together Excerpt: Ultimately, it is the very same racism that has been used as justification for the invasion and oppression of Indigenous people that is now used as a template … Continue reading On Australia Day and divide and conquer strategies
Here is a storify wrap up of the panel discussion organised by the Asian Australian Democracy Caucus More Than One Nation. Panellists included myself, Celeste Liddle and Charendev Singh - the conversation was about race in Australia, particularly against the backdrop of the return of Pauline Hanson. Storify is here: https://storify.com/Janmolloy/asian
Amy Mcquire is an amazing journalist and I always love talking with her on 98.9FM's Let's Talk radio program. Here is the interview where we talked about Pauline Hanson, Islamophobia, solidarity and Don Dale Youth Detention Centre. You can listen to it here: https://player.fm/series/lets-talk-on-989fm/eugenia-flynn
My piece on the Overland Literary Journal website regarding Islamophobia, Whiteness and White Privilege, and the Festival of Dangerous Ideas:http://overland.org.au/2014/06/festival-of-reaction/
ThoughtBubble/BrainFart for the day:Sometimes I feel more comfortable in a church. In a mosque you just don't know - Where's the sisters entrance? Will anyone speak english? Where can sisters make wudu? Will I offend anyone if I walk in the wrong entrance? Am I dressed appropriately? Blah, blah, blah. Sometimes it's all just too … Continue reading Convert Confessions…
Hey so it's been a long hiatus from this blog and so much has been happening. Just so people know, I aim to begin blogging regularly again. I've also been keeping track of a few things I want to discuss, but haven't had time (or access to the Internet - being poor sucks) to write … Continue reading It’s all about culture!