‘In My Shoes’ podcast with Sarah Malik

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

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On Australia Day and divide and conquer strategies

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

More Than One Nation panel discussion

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

Convert Confessions…

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…

It’s all about culture!

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!