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Reem El-Shazly

A high school senior and Wiped Out Story co-founder

I am the daughter of the Pharaohs and a Palestinian refugee. I co-founded a writing blog with my best friend ( and if you know Arabic, catch me at

Netflix Is Doing It, Again!

Netflix needs to stop with T.V shows and movies that are supposed to help "spark a conversation" and "break the taboo" because they do so much more damage than help within the conversation.
24/07/2017 12:49 BST

Naomi Scott Isn't My Jasmine

Hollywood has a history of casting South Asians as Middle Easterns, erasing both identities as we aren't interchangeable. <strong>Disney</strong> has made a huge mistake with casting Naomi Scott but it isn't <strong>Disney</strong>'s mistake alone.
20/07/2017 15:54 BST

Why Vogue Arabia's First Cover Was A Disappointment

The funniest part of the cover is that most Westerns always talk about how oppressing hijab must be and how we, Muslim women, need to be freed from such oppression, but the first thing they decide to put in a photo-shoot to look artistic and ethnic is our hijab.
06/03/2017 09:47 GMT