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...

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Reconciling Faith and Evolutionary Science: Understanding Ensoulment

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Muslim Activists Push Toxic Feminism: The War Against Motherhood

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