Opening up About Mental Health and Getting Help

Mental health issues affect around eleven percent of the global population. This refers to any mental health disorder at all and includes depression and anxiety. In the states, the number is said to be even higher. One report, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, states that over 50 million Americans are living with … Read more

Pakistani photographer recalls life lessons from actor Mark Ruffalo

Sadia Khan, a 25-year-old fashionista and photographer, recently completed one of her biggest and best projects to date. Born in the City of Lights – Karachi, Pakistan – she first used a camera to document issues related to women in Asian society. She moved to the United Kingdom to further her studies, completing a degree … Read more

What made YouTube’s two biggest male Muslim stars cry on camera?

While these two highly idolized young men generate positive interest in Islam, they are also learning that fame comes with responsibility. By Omar Shahid. Last week, YouTube sensation Adam Saleh, fed up with all the hate and negativity he receives online, posted a shocking video of himself breaking down into tears. This follows a similar … Read more

Hijabi horde mobs Muslim YouTube heartthrob in London meet-up

There’s nothing quite like a herd of hijabis behaving horrendously to start a debate amongst Muslims, writes Ameera Al Hakawati. But maybe it’s time “modern” Muslimahs realize they need to turn it down a notch. I will confess that I had no idea who Adam Saleh – one half of the TrueStoryASA duo – was until … Read more