Unexpected Lessons: What I Learned from Being Bullied

Unexpected Lessons: What I Learned from Being Bullied

Yes, I know, hard to believe that this social butterfly that is myself was for a large portion of her adolescent life on the receiving end of bullying. All jokes and sarcasm aside, however, I have chosen to write about this for two reasons.   Firstly, I do not think there is enough literature coming […]

Do Arab Public Figures Truly Understand the Price of Their Fame?

Do Arab Public Figures Truly Understand the Price of Their Fame?

Correct me if I’m wrong, but a huge portion of people – on all social media platforms –  have taken cyberbullying to new heights, depths, and lengths. From creating fake profiles, to writing comments that contain extremely harsh criticism, to sending mean private messages, to hacking other people’s profiles, and finally, to sending messages that […]

Egyptian Woman Teaches the World a Lesson About Cyber Bullying

Egyptian Woman Teaches the World a Lesson About Cyber Bullying

  When Egyptian girl Ghadeer Ahmed opened up in British newspaper The Guardian on Monday about how a video of her dancing was used as blackmail, she taught a very needed Cyber Bullying Using Women’s Body 101 to the world.   As a teenager, Ahmed sent a video – recorded during one of those innocent, cheeky and fun girls’ […]

Engy Wagdan Just Slammed Her Haters for Body Shaming and We Are Damn Proud

Engy Wagdan Just Slammed Her Haters for Body Shaming and We Are Damn Proud

Is there anything in this world sexier than a confident, independent woman who stands up for herself? Engy Wagdan just posted quite the message for her body shamers, giving them the lesson of their lives and we are so damn proud of the girl for being one the few actresses who tackled the social media […]

These Egyptian Film Icons Are Slaying It While People Are Making Fun of Them

These Egyptian Film Icons Are Slaying It While People Are Making Fun of Them

A photo surfaced on social media of Egyptian starlets Lobna Abd ElAziz, Samiha Ayoub and Elham Shahin attending the Luxor Egyptian and European Film Festival. As usual, we can’t find it in us to leave people alone and we have to make fun of something. A Facebook user wrote a funny caption implying the three […]

Mommy Diaries: An Open Letter to Mothers Who Act Like Horribly Judgmental Mean Girls Online

Mommy Diaries: An Open Letter to Mothers Who Act Like Horribly Judgmental Mean Girls Online

  I’m going to have to warn you, this is an over the top rant. I am angry and I am using this diary as a tool to voice my frustration and anger. I am going to sound irrational and crazy. And that’s okay with me. What is wrong with you people? You women… you […]

17 Most Offensive Social Media Moments that Left Egyptians Fuming in 2015

17 Most Offensive Social Media Moments that Left Egyptians Fuming in 2015

Another year of social media ranting has passed and Egyptians did not disappoint. The minute something impresses us, along come the haters to rain on our parades. It has been exceptionally difficult this year to be opinionated about anything without getting bashed by someone. As long as your neutral about everything that goes on around […]