Starve A Child to Death, Get Only 6 Years (If You’re a Woman)

We all know how evil and oppressive the patriarchy is. Feminists and white knights can't go two seconds without shouting about it. If only we...

How To Manipulate Society’s Values: The Case of LGBT

What percentage of people need to accept something before there is widespread change and new norms are created? Researchers say about 25% is the...

The Moral Question on Homosexuality

In response to my essay on homosexuality, a lot of people have asked me why I didn't address the political side of the issue...

Shaking Hands in Switzerland

Switzerland is fining Muslim male students if they refuse to shake the hands of their female teachers. Is this not a kind of sexual assault...

Supreme Court LGBT Ruling and the Muslim Celebrities Who Benefit

The US Supreme Court ruled yesterday that employers and businesses can be sued if they discriminate against LGBT. I've talked about this case several...

Is Islam’s Prohibition of Same-Sex Behavior Discriminatory?

Does Islam deny equality by prohibiting same-sex sexual behavior but allowing opposite-sex sexual behavior? Well, it depends on how you conceptualize that elusive, ambiguous concept...