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...

Removing My Hijab — Choice, Choice, Choice!!!

How many times was the word "choice" mentioned in this essay? "I chose to wear black socks today instead of white ones. I could have...

Non-Muslims Love Burkinis, But Why?

Apparently 45% of burkini orders are from non-Muslims. Another reason that explaining Islam using the vocabulary of liberalism is, at best, counterproductive: Saying something is...

The History of Hijab

This is great survey of some of the head covering practices of the past, looking at both religious and non-religious examples. Sometimes living in a...

Imperialism as “Women’s Empowerment”

Want to know how cultural imperialism works? Check out the game plan, conveniently laid out in a colorful infographic. You can make cultural imperialism so...

Hijab “Sexualizes” Children, But…

They say that having little Muslim girls wear hijab is inappropriate and disgusting even because it "sexualizes" them. But encourage little kids to "come out"...

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...

The Sharia Discriminates Against Men!

Those who oppose hijab on account of it violating gender equality for some reason don't make a big deal about it being impermissible for...

Fallacies Regarding Hijab

Does Hijab Have Any Affect on Sexual Harassment? This is a common argument I hear against the utility of modest dress and the hijab, namely...

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Is Feminism the Cause of Women Leaving Islam?

Yes. Without a doubt. The evidence is overwhelming, as I have explained before. It's really not hard to understand why. Feminism is a liberal secular...