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...

Incest & Widow Burning… And My Princess Boy

Is your son or daughter reading "My Princess Boy" in school? It very well may be that your child's grade school teacher is teaching...

“Muslim Queer Month” — Coming to a University Near You!

Wake Up Call I recently received the following message from a sister at a US university. Reading this blew my mind and made me realize...

Supreme Courts Rules on Gay Marriage

To go on record for future reference: I'm not celebrating today. #scotus   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1657868874431828

Should Muslims Support Gay Marriage?

A lot of people have asked me what I think of Prof Jonathan Brown's recent article on Islam and Homosexuality. I look up to...

What Percent of the Population Considers Itself LGBT?

Interesting poll results. The actual number of adults who identify as LGBT: 3.8%. But, on average, people guess the percentage is around 25%. What...

Hijab and Same-Sex Marriage

The EU court ruling allowing employers to ban employees from wearing hijab... What else can employers ban or decide for their own business? How about...

Gender is Not a State of Mind

Gender is not "just a state of mind." Having a gender is not like having a favorite color or a preferred meal option on...

I Don’t Support Pro-LGBT Muslim Orgs

There are so many options in terms of Muslim orgs to donate to every year in Ramadan. This year, I'm making a point not...

Defining Moments in Our History: Don’t Remain Silent

There are defining moments in every culture's history. As far as American culture is concerned, we are in a transition period from an era...