Sumaiya Ahmed is a freelance journalist, specialising in sex & relationships, PCOS, and mental health.

A dick appointment to feel attractive? Sounds familiar

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Shagging to feel better about yourself is something you’re probably going to do at least once in your life. It’s driven by the need to feel wanted, desired and self-assured, because in a world where women are constantly pitted against one another, getting attention from a man feels like an…

Haaaaaaaaii everyone (✿◠‿◠)

I hope you’re all doing great and enjoying this bank holiday weekend — I know it’s been a very long while since the last time I wrote on here (yikes) and quite a few things have happened since then. Including quite a long reading + writing slump.

Hey everyone! I hope you’re all doing well. It’s been a while since my last post and quite a bit has happened since.

I finished my second year of uni with a high 2:1 (alhamdulillah x100), I spent over a hundred pounds buying books for my third year — and…

I won’t minimise my identity or ethnicity to make anyone feel comfortable

Bride and Prejudice (2004)

For years, whilst learning and unlearning so many truths and the history behind not just my culture and my people, about the impact Britain left behind on Bangladesh, once part of India with Pakistan, I, in all complete honesty, wasn’t a fan of white people as a whole. Individual white…

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