Contradictions: Outlawing Child Circumcision

Several European countries have banned the circumcision of infant boys. Also activists around the world oppose Female Genital Mutilation. Of course, FGM should be...

The Irrelevance of Apostasy

"When a Muslim leaves Islam, we should congratulate him. Because we should celebrate people's choices. The last thing we should do is tell him...

I Blame the Victim

I believe in blaming the victim in some sense and in some cases. For example, there are some men who are accused of rape who...

Safe Sexting: The Solution Our Children Deserve

A city "struck by scandal." More like an atomic bomb of despair, confusion, and shock for all these parents finding out that naked pictures...

Abortion and Pro-Choice Inconsistencies

Women's Rights, Men's Rights, and Abortion Abortion is not a subject that gets a lot of attention in the Muslim community. Part of the reason...

The Problem with Consent [Excerpt]

"Consent itself is a concept fraught with metaphysical assumptions. "On a theoretical level, the notion of consent is notoriously difficult to pin down. For example,...

“Hijab is About Choice” and Other Confusions

I have mentioned numerous times before how baseless and empty it is for Muslim women to talk about the hijab by endlessly invoking the...

Religious Indoctrination and Religious Freedom

"Freedom is more important than la ilaha illaAllah because without freedom we are not free to believe whatever we choose." This is what one Syrian...

What is Oppressive About Iranian/Saudi Hijab Requirements?

Headline: Iranian (or Saudi) women call on Western tourists to violate hijab law to fight against oppression. Question: What is oppressive about the hijab law? Answer:...

“Child Marriage” in Bangladesh

Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/08/28/the-saddest-bride-i-have-ever-seen-child-marrige-is-as-popular-as-ever-in-bangladesh/ Spare me the sad bride pictures, Washington Post Comparing "child marriage" in countries like Bangladesh to marriage in the US or Western Europe -- where...

LATEST POSTS

The Middle East: Fleeing the Land of Blessing and Hidden Value

The Middle East is portrayed as the largest exporter of refugees, but is it that bad of a place? I think we've gotten accustomed to...

The Fall of Fed-Approved Celebrity Dawah

We Muslims are good little boys and girls. We will sit quietly and only speak when we're given permission to speak. Islam is 100% compatible with...

NIH Director Wants You Punished for Asking Basic Questions

In his recent interview with The Washington Post, Francis Collins, director of National Institutes of Health, demanded that people who question Fauci and the...

‘Ubaydullāh and Maymūn: Founders of the Ismā’īlī Religion

Mukhtār Ath-Thaqafī was a notorious figure in history, especially noted for the calls he made in Kufa in the name of Sayyidunā ‘Alī radiyallāhu...

Monday Memes | Take 66

Follow me on Facebook – click images to view original posts which sometimes have additional information and links in the posts or comments. I'm also...

This Sahabi Deliberately Enraged His Torturers with One Word

When Bilal ibn Rabaha رضي الله عنه was getting tortured by Umayy ibn Khalaf, his slave master, in the scorching desert sun and burning...

The Mahdi in Sunnī Belief

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. There has historically been general agreement amongst the...