Sara Afzal

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Sara Afzal is a writer and journalist in New York City. Her work has appeared on The Huffington Post, The Guardian, Mashable, and Mic. Sara enjoys writing about women’s issues, Iranian culture, technology, and social media. She attained a dual masters degree at NYU in Global Journalism and Middle Eastern Studies.


Opening the Door: The Highs and Lows of Open Relationships: Non-monogamous relationships may feel natural for some, but adding additional partners can often make things more complex.

The Bonds of MotherhoodAn adopted woman’s journey into adulthood, and whether she wants to meet her birth mom.

Iranians Face a Cloud of Uncertainty During the Muslim Ban: We spoke with four Iranians about Trump’s executive order. Here’s what they said.

Single With a Side of ‘Torshideh’: For Iranian women, the pressure of marriage comes with a sour twist.