Life Lessons: Choose Who Makes You Happy

In fall of 2016, I was going through a hard time. I was working part-time, trying to finish school. and still remain a super mom. This allowed me to pile on stress on top of stress. It felt like something was missing though. It occurred to me, I haven’t dated in awhile.  Which led me…

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Why Girl Groups Were Real Role Models For Young Women

When you click on the next Youtube video, what do you see? Another product that enhances your boobs? Another diet pill so you can be a size 6? What if this is another advertisement that is going to force you into thinking, "damn, am I ugly?" Look, we are here to tell you no you are…

Why Aren’t There Strong Leading Latina Roles in Popular Films?

Ask yourself this question; what are some inspiring films with strong leading Latinas? Are you able to name at least 10? Difficult right? With more and more films coming out with strong characters, you can't help but wonder...where are the Latinas at? Now I'm sure there are films out there, that's not what I'm saying.…

Queen Conversations: The Creator of Hair Nah, Momo Pixel

You are in your work setting and you are rocking a new style that took almost all weekend to complete. It's another normal day at work and honestly, you are just making it through your day.  Your-workers notice the new style from afar and here come the hands. You immediately cringe and tell them to…

Queen Conversations: Interview with Fashion Photographer Simrah Farrukh

The 19-year old Pakistani Photographer and owner of Simbazaar, a brand pushing and empowering South Asian women through clothing, dabbled into photography some six years ago, after being inspired by Pakistani cultural events and the lack of female photographers in the industry. We discuss these pivotal moments with Simrah herself, how and who she was…

What Ending a Relationship Taught Me About Self Growth

To tell you about my year of triumph, first I need to give you a bit of a backstory. All of my new experiences emerged from a relationship that almost ended in February of 2017 and permanently ended halfway in the year. At the time, I thought that the break up would completely destroy me.…

Being Comfortable With Being a Turtle

Yes, you did read that just right. I definitely called myself a turtle. Now, if you are familiar with the story of the most famous race to take place in childhood history. The turtle and the hare were two animals that were set to race each other through the forest. The hare is obviously faster than…