Iman Qureshi
Iman Qureshi is a London-based law student, journalist and playwright. She can be found ranting on twitter at @imanqureshi.

Entries by Iman Qureshi

Don't Blame the Oscars for Its Lack of Diversity, Blame Yourselves

(13) Comments | Posted 22 February 2015 | (23:00)

The 2015 awards season has come under much criticism for its lack of diversity. The Oscar nominees for best picture are so male-centered that two of the eight films - Boyhood and Birdman - actually cite men in their titles. An image featuring all the nominees for best and best...

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The Woes of Modern Dating

(0) Comments | Posted 25 February 2014 | (11:53)

2014-02-25-Speedimage.jpeg Tariq Jordan and Goldy Notay in 'Speed'

"Nooooo," screams a friend as she accidentally swipes a dishy profile picture to the left. Those of you who have had any experience of the dating app Tinder are likely to be familiar with this particular...

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Make Bradford British: More Cultural Superiority From Channel 4

(0) Comments | Posted 2 March 2012 | (17:12)

Congratulations to Channel 4 who've discovered - following the success of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding - the elixir for TV success: a tabloidy title; a hackneyed premise; a sprinkle of polemic farcical characters; a dash of cultural superiority; and a simple reduction of complex issues into black and white....

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Why the Gay Marriage Campaign is a Folly

(2) Comments | Posted 29 February 2012 | (12:56)

Yes, equality is all very well and lovely, and when talking about same-sex marriage, we're largely in agreement about it - perhaps with the exception of religious whack jobs and imbeciles (though it's no coincidence that a Venn diagram of the two would show large areas of overlap)....

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