Language and Thought are Relics of Our Patriarchal Past

Why is it "LGBT"? Why that specific order of letters? Are Lesbians more important than Gays, Bisexuals, and Transsexuals? Are L's, G's, and B's...

How DARE You Compare Trump and Obama!

"Are you seriously comparing Trump to Obama? Really? Really?! That's ludicrous. That's irrational." Yes, in a certain sense it is irrational to compare a blazing...

Fasting Is Only for the Privileged!

10+ years ago, you could (incorrectly) claim, "The purpose of fasting is to empathize with the poor and hungry." In 2017, if you were...

Male Panels and Male Bodies: Don’t Forget Xer!

I am SO offended by this movement against all-male panels. How DARE anyone assume that just because a panel is composed by all male...

The Power of Irreverence

One aspect of the story of Ibrahim (as) that some Muslims today fail to appreciate: when appropriate and done with wisdom, irreverence is not...

There is No Practical Purpose for the Hijab

Person A: I am done with seat-belts. They're a waste of time. Person B: What? Are you crazy?! A: Not at all. Wearing a seat-belt is...

Muslims MUST Support “National Go Topless Day”!

Apparently this Sunday is "National Go Topless Day." Are Muslims going to support women's right to go topless in public? After all, shouldn't women...

A Parade of Contradictions: When Feminists are Inconsistent

I find it interesting how Muslim feminists are up in arms about the Muslima being featured in the "gentlemen's" magazine. How can you not...

Impressed by Muslims who Support Hillary for President

Some American Muslims can know about Clinton's deep commitment to the zionist cause and still support her. They can know about her staunch devotion...

The Irrelevance of Apostasy

"When a Muslim leaves Islam, we should congratulate him. Because we should celebrate people's choices. The last thing we should do is tell him...

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