Adiba Jaigirdar

Adiba Jaigirdar is an Irish-Bangladeshi writer, poet, and teacher. She resides in Dublin, Ireland and has an MA in postcolonial studies. She is currently working on her own postcolonial novel and hopes that someday it will see the light of day outside of her computer screen. Twitter: @adiba_j

Reading Queer Characters Of Colour and Understanding Queer Identity

A reader on the impact of finding queer characters of color in her teens, and on some excellent recent releases featuring queer characters of color.

The Best Langston Hughes Poems To Get Started With

As a prolific writer of poetry, it can be difficult to know exactly where to get started with Langston Hughes poems. Here's where to start.

Nagini’s Portrayal as an East Asian Woman is Deeply Problematic

Some real talk about why the Nagini casting in FANTASTIC BEASTS is deeply problematic, and why J.K. Rowling's response to the criticism isn't helpful.

An Interview With MEET YASMIN! Author Saadia Faruqi

We sat down for a chat with Saadia Faruqi, author of the children's book MEET YASMIN! Discussing interfaith activism, writing for adults and kids, and more.

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Eid-ul-Fitr is a time of celebration for Muslims, to let's celebrate it with some Muslim characters!

We Need To Talk About Lionel Shriver

Author Lionel Shriver said a publisher that aims to reflect the UK’s diverse demographic is “drunk on virtue.” So let's talk about bigotry and privilege.

8 Sapphic Comics and Graphic Novels

To celebrate Pride Month, here are some wonderful graphic novels and comics that feature prominent sapphic relationships, with many characters who fall into the LGBTQ+ spectrum!

Ms. Marvel Must Have A Diverse Cast and Crew!

A potential Ms. Marvel movie deserves a diverse cast and crew who understand the significance of Kamala Khan, her stories, and how they resonate with her diverse readership!

Books by Muslims to Read During Ramadan

Here are some books by Muslims you can read during the month of Ramadan!