Ruby Hamad Two articles. Four years apart. Why is one story about sexist traditions praised while the other angered hundreds?
Muslim Hate In Australia
Ruby Hamad Viewed over a million times in the past two weeks, viral YouTube video 'Muslim Hate In Australia' has been praised for showing the 'tolerant and compassionate' side of Australia.
Ruby Hamad Tabloid fodder or a matter of deeper significance?
Ruby Hamad When you come from a part of the world as misunderstood and hated as the Middle East, you quickly realise how difficult it is to change society’s view of you.
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad on two seemingly different but utterly related ways that society sexually objectifies women.
Ruby Hamad As the tension mounts in the wake of Australia’s recent “terror raids” Ruby Hamad, Randa Abdel-Fattah, and Anne Azza-Aly dismantle the inaccuracies that dominate the public discourse.
Ruby Hamad Fundamentalism cannot be eradicated by further restricting the freedom of women.
Ruby Hamad Appreciating the Cosby Show matriarch ahead of the show's 30th anniversary.
Rotherham child abuse
Ruby Hamad "A cover-up of this magnitude does not happen in a void. It is indicative of a wider culture of silence, intimidation and male entitlement that punishes victims for speaking up."
Ruby Hamad Figures from Gaza, Iraq, Afghanistan and Liberia show just how much the effects of gender inequality are exacerbated during times of war and conflict.
Ruby Hamad As long as women follow the rules -stay at home, don’t drink, don’t wear “slutty” clothes- then we will have earned sympathy in the event we are sexual assaulted.
Ruby Hamad From Maryam Mirzakhani to Rosalind Franklin, let's give some overdue recognition to women who have been smashing it in the sciences for centuries.
Ruby Hamad The indignity of being a celebrity's significant other.
Ruby Hamad Don’t worry, young ladies, we’ll smash the patriarchy for you, even though you refuse to see it.
Ruby Hamad If we, generally speaking, didn’t think that the primary function of a woman’s body is to sexually satisfy (or at the very least appeal to) men, then we would recognise a woman’s right to wear...
Enforced baby boom
Ruby Hamad Why the new measures will come at the expense of women’s freedom.
Ruby Hamad The Festival owes an apology to the Muslim community who have once again been tarnished through no fault of their own.
Ruby Hamad When women are asked to embrace your “true inferior nature” or exploit their sexuality.
Ruby Hamad The many ways Australians justify racism.
Ruby Hamad There is no marginalised group that Peta is not willing to throw under the bus in the vain hope it will compel the world to stop treating animals like commodities.