Boycotting All-Male Panels

Boycotting All-Male Panels and Speaker Events? Is it a problem if a panel at a conference or a speaker event has only male speakers? Is...

The French and the Hijab

The French and the Hijab You have to admire the French. They have strong views about what parts of the body should and should not...

Patriarchy Oppresses Your Smartphone

Patriarchy: even oppressing "feminized" digital assistants. But seriously though, when I hear my "smart" phone in a feminine voice, as a patriarch, all that...

The Political and Social Power of Motherhood

Modern society has denigrated the importance of motherhood to such a degree that even mothers develop severe insecurities and depression at the thought of...

Why We Need to Stop Telling Women They’re Equal to Men

"This is not about tempering ambition but dealing with the roadblocks. It is also about redefining ambition and bringing it in line with what...

Muslim Savages Cannot Keep Up with Social Progress

Do Muslim reformers really believe they are the first to notice that gender disparities exist in Islam law? When it comes to marriage, eye...

Islamic Scholarship is Patriarchal, Hence Illegitimate

"The vast majority of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) is from men. It reflects their sensibilities, their biases, their interests and, therefore, should be rejected by...

Feminism and Beyonce are Destroying Your Daughter

From now on, when people ask me what is wrong with feminism, I will answer with one word: Beyonce. https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1754766904742024

Should Women Travel X Miles Without a Mahram? Or the Unceremonious Death of Chivalry

This is a detailed fiqh question and there are a variety of opinions based on different scenarios and contingencies. But the ultimate concern has...

Hijab and Empowerment Cliches

Is wearing hijab empowering? When Muslim feminists say this, they explain it by appealing to the notion of choice. A Muslim woman is empowered...

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Confessions of a Muslim Ex-Feminist

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Bollywood’s Persistent Islamophobia Problem

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Indonesia Backtracks on Rohingya Refugees

Recently, Indonesia tried turning away over 100 desperate Rohingya refugees. Thankfully, the government backtracked and let these refugees land after towing the overcrowded vessel...