The Intolerance, Brutality, and Burden of Secular Law

Islamic Law, Freedom, and Transgender Rights We have been told over and over again that organized religion is restrictive and full of meaningless rules and...

Offended that I Refer to God as “He”? Deal With It!

"We should use gender neutral pronouns to refer to God instead of "He,"" demands an increasingly loud group of Muslims. My conundrum is not...

The Incoherence of Transgenderism

This is what gender-bender activists are constantly reassuring us will not happen if only society dissolves the last vestiges of gender separation. But Seattle...

Let’s Not Celebrate Humayun Khan

Let me say one more thing about the reaction of some in the American Muslim community to Humayun Khan's participation in the Iraq invasion. As...

Dealing with Modern Day Qawm Lut

It is inappropriate to call a modern "gay person" as being akin to Qawm Lut. Why? Several reasons. First, just because a person calls himself...

Get the iCondemn App Today!

This is a satirical piece I did earlier in the year in response to the Charlie Hebdo shooting. Seems as relevant as ever today. I...

Muhammad Ali vs. Humayun Khan

American Muslims are a fickle bunch. One day they are celebrating the life of Muhammad Ali, a Muslim who sacrificed everything by refusing the...

Don’t Support the Troops

What people don't realize is that slogans like "Support our troops" and blindly praising soldiers for their "service" and "sacrifice" plays right into the...

When Being Muslim is Just a Racial Identity

Racialized Islam means we should celebrate a woman in hijab no matter what she is doing, what she stands for, or what the context. Racialized...

Supporting Hillary Because Feminism

People supporting a presidential candidate who is less qualified, more corrupt, more eager for war, with a worse track record on virtually every issue...

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

Pervez Hoodbhoy, the Pakistani secular modernist, has taken this opportunity of "covid crisis" to praise Darwin, Modi, Mohammad bin Salman, and, of course, the...