Milo’s Hypocrisy on Free Speech

Milo has been absolutely fantastic for destroying the widely held belief that free speech is a coherent idea that anyone should take seriously. The...

“Free Press” in the US? Not Really

Western regimes like to criticize other nations for obstructing a free press. But the US has always led the world in cracking down on...

No One Wants Bitter Medicine in the Muslim Community

If you're going to say "politically inconvenient" things and go against the "mainstream," prepare to get blasted, blackballed, denounced, dismissed, reprimanded, and more. Certain...

You Don’t Need a Voice

People are so concerned about "having a voice" that they haven't stopped to consider whether that voice is contributing something good and to the...

Keeping You Misinformed is Their Job

Mainstream media aims to be as relevant as possible to as many people as possible for the simple reason that more viewers mean more...

The Right Kind of Free Speech in Islam

I have often critiqued the notion of free speech in my writing and defended the notion that some speech should be restricted and that,...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

The “Right” Way to Talk About Sexual Morality

If you were to ask me, as a Muslim, do you support gay marriage, the initial reaction you would get is not a long,...

Who Can Speak About Feminism?

"You can't speak about feminism unless you're a woman." "You can't write about transgenderism unless you're transgendered." "You can't opine on homosexuality unless you're...

Je Suis Hypocrite

This was my response to "je suis charlie" a year ago after the Charlie Hebdo shooting in France. I find these calls for "freedom of...

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According to Pew poll numbers, 51% of American Muslims favor legalization of gay marriage. Furthermore, 59% of American Muslims allegedly oppose the right of...

Outgrowing Feminist Takes on the Hijab

When I was a freshman in college, I was interviewed by a fellow Egyptian Muslim girl at Harvard (let’s call her Sara) about my...

Muslim Activists Change Their Mind – Women’s March Is Evil Now

Soo... About 36 hours ago, Women's March Inc. went from being a courageous, bold, empowering voice for women to magically transforming into a weak, corrupt,...