Western Hatred for Hijab: Have Muslims Contributed to the Problem?

In France, the veil is considered both the symbol of Islamism and Islamophobia. It is a piece of clothing that causes great controversy and disputes...

How NOT to Argue Against the Burkini Ban

When Muslims argue against the "burkini ban" on grounds of "freedom of choice," they are being inconsistent. All societies regulate dress and impose standards of...

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...

Ikhtilāṭ: A Critical But Neglected Islamic Prohibition

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. What is Ikhtilāṭ? As the “human being has been...

Yes, Muslim Men Must Tell Women How to Dress

The Muslim who truly understand haya and the purpose of hijab in Islam recognizes the importance of speaking out. This is what Islam teaches. Consider...

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...

Denmark Is Moving to Ban the Hijab

The country Denmark is evidently becoming rotten and decayed. For a long time now, this society has been veering in an increasingly Islamophobic direction. It...

Hijabi Tinder: Looking for Respect in All the Wrong Places

It’s the same story every time. Well ladies and gentleman, my story is JUST a tad different. I am here to tell you what...

Hijab Is Not a Choice

If you get upset or sad when a hijab-wearing Muslima decides not to wear the hijab, that shows you still have some taqwa, some...

Indian Muslima vs Mob of Hindu Nationalists: The Strength of Iman

In the last few days the Indian state of Karnataka has been in the news for the wrong reasons, with a government-run college accused...