By Masooma Hussain

Masooma Hussain has her roots in Karachi and her branches in Toronto. She spends her time writing and performing comedy, analyzing pop culture, and crafting her aesthetic. Follow her on Twitter @soomahuss.

  1. I’m taking a break from performing stand-up comedy. When I'm asked why, I tell my friends that I’m just not feeling it right now, or that I’m not sure if stand-up is my medium. It’s easier to say these things than to admit that the material I was writing and performing was making me uneasy. On stage, I worked through my inability to reconcile my cultural identity with how I perceived myself. I’ve been discriminated…