Banning the Hijab in Germany

This is a perfect example of the contradictions inherent to secularism. "Two influential German legal associations are calling for headscarves to be banned for judges...

How to Respond to Hijab Bans

This is more along the lines the kind of values-driven response Muslims should have to the French authorities wanting to ban modesty. We need to...

Dress Codes Should Be Abolished, Eh?

Hmm, where are the people who complain about school dress codes because they unfairly target female students? Where are the people who say that...

No, Men Are Not Obsessed With What Women Wear

Not buying the narrative that "men are obsessed with controlling what women wear." First of all, that would mean that women have no agency or...

Overgeneralization and Its Dangers in Understanding Islam

In Western philosophy early to mid 20th century, a group of philosophers argued that the discipline of philosophy is prone to overgeneralize, i.e., to...

Hijab and Same-Sex Marriage

The EU court ruling allowing employers to ban employees from wearing hijab... What else can employers ban or decide for their own business? How about...

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