Ruby Hamad A show we in The West regard as mildly embarrassing, can mean something completely different in another part of the world.
Ruby Hamad It's callous to expect people to work their entire lives, only to be shunted away in old age. But there is another way.
Ruby Hamad If an Aboriginal woman or a Muslim woman in hijab knocked over a police officer, would the response be so jolly?
How Michelle Payne's Melbourne Cup win highlights the difference between 'liberation' and 'equality'
Ruby Hamad A woman may have just beaten her male competitors at their own game, but it is still a game of cruelty and domination.
I'm Muslim But I'm Not...
Ruby Hamad When was the last time you saw young white men imploring "I'm white but I'm not a mass shooter?"
Ruby Hamad So-called nice guys, decent guys, and "real" men also hit women. Sometimes the 'hero' and the 'villain' could be one and the same.
Ruby Hamad For Ruby Hamad, the freedom to eschew conservative, capitalist markers of 'success' is the true sign of empowerment.
Ruby Hamad The home of today's stock market has a history that's even more troubling than high finance.
Ruby Hamad No woman should be made subordinate to the foetuses they carry. So why are we hosting an anti-choice leader's talk in Australia?
Ruby Hamad Rule number one of 'brag thread': Brag must be directly about you. None of this deflection B.S.
Ruby Hamad Why the terms 'white' and 'people of colour' aren't just descriptive – they are political. And we need to know what they mean.
Ruby Hamad When a man does it, that's just politics. When a woman does it, sooner or later, she will be punished.
Ruby Hamad You cannot isolate the "good parts" of colonialism from the brutality, then expect people of colour to simply accept it.
Ruby Hamad Nicki Minaj's blistering smackdown of Miley Cyrus at the VMAs is the stuff of legend. Here's why we should pay attention.
Ruby Hamad What they choose to rap about may surprise some in The West.
Ruby Hamad Julie Bishops' 'terrorists' picnic' comment suggests there's no such thing as an innocent Arab.
Humans of New York
Ruby Hamad Why Ruby Hamad has changed her mind on Humans of New York.
Ruby Hamad Looking to the unimaginably distant past to explain very modern problems.
Ruby Hamad When queer friendliness is used to signal a progressive, democratic agenda.
Ruby Hamad Racism can't be measured by skin colour.