Ruby Hamad This is what people need to understand about virulent Islamophobes: They believe they have a better understanding of Islam and Muslims than Muslims do.
Ruby Hamad The murder of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch has reignited debate about the term. Here's why Ruby Hamad believes it is the most appropriate way to describe such murders.
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad feels like she's woken up in Opposite Land this week.
Ruby Hamad Even more extraordinary than the results of recent elections is how racist voting habits are being explained away, writes Ruby Hamad.
Ruby Hamad Jokes aside, the idea that Brexit is a win for “independence” is a fantasy that must not be legitimised, Ruby Hamad writes.
Long face syndrome
Ruby Hamad Would you believe the way you breathe can change your facial structure? Ruby Hamad recently found out the hard way.
Ruby Hamad Filmmakers Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Geeta Ghandbir cut through prevailing stereotypes in their work, and their latest doco about Bangladeshi women peacekeepers is no exception.
Ruby Hamad It's time to end the farce; Sherpa climb mountains, everyone else just stands on their shoulders.
Ruby Hamad Anti-blackness is where racial discrimination begins, and must be the first thing to go, writes Ruby Hamad.
Ruby Hamad Far from being natural enemies, these groups have been working together behind the scenes to advance a regressive social agenda at the UN.
Ruby Hamad Almost every week, Q&A panellists talk about Muslims. But how often do the people who are the topic of conversation get to speak?
Peacekeeper or predator?
Ruby Hamad When those literally employed to "keep the peace" are running illegal brothels, raping with impunity, and forcing children to perform sex acts with dogs, the term has lost all legitimate meaning.
Ruby Hamad "We are in difficult situations. We can't even go back to where we came from, and these hard circumstances of make things worse for our kids."
Ruby Hamad "There is time in a long life to try many different things. It's OK to take your time," Ruby Hamad writes.
Sex and shame
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad examines the link between child sex abuse and the demonisation of women's sexuality.
Ruby Hamad What made these journalists think they could do this, and get away with it? Ruby Hamad thinks western entitlement played a part.
Right to choose
Ruby Hamad Feminism is a broad church, one in which we disagree on many issues. But this is one thing on which we must agree, writes Ruby Hamad.
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad on what the Logies brouhaha tells about Australia's underlying racism.
Ruby Hamad So accustomed are we to seeing today's conflicts framed as the West versus Islam, we easily overlook the real nature of war and terror, writes Ruby Hamad.
Ruby Hamad To put an end to this ugly crime, we need to understand the context in which it occurs.