What Kind of Disgust is Allowed?

The modern liberal is disgusted, appalled, and outraged if you use the impersonal pronoun "he" more than "she" in your writing. But if you...

American Muslims Teach the World the Meaning of Consistency

When it comes to anti Muslim discrimination and the larger discourse on anti racism: "Our faith strongly condemns all forms of prejudice and we...

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...

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...

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...

Why Do Muslims Have a Problem with #BlackLivesMatter?

Let's put it in terms the nonblack Muslim community (for the most part) understands. If a non-Palestinian scholar responded to a question about Israeli oppression...

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...

Trump Won. Now What?

A few thoughts in light of the election results: - Allah is in charge. - I'm not going to trust anyone's opinions on what a Trump...

Learning the Right Lessons After Trump’s Win

Unfortunately, there is an unsaid pro-Democrat subtext in what many Muslim leaders encourage their communities to do politically. The subtext of all the "Go vote"...

Community Leaders: Don’t Let Wolves Teach You About “Sexual Health”

Muslim institutions are not immune to sexual misconduct. So how do we address this issue? How do we protect people? How do we protect our...

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Monday Memes | Take 74

Follow me on Facebook – click images to view original posts which sometimes have additional information and links in the posts or comments. I'm also...

How Bosniaks Reveal the Liberal West’s Hypocrisy

Viktor Orbán, the PM of Hungary, is getting controversial again, this time for his comments on Bosniaks, in the context of Bosnia's integration into...

Will There Be War Between Morocco and Algeria?

A long time ago, under the reign of the Marinid Kingdom, Morocco and Algeria were parts of the same empire. Sadly, in the old...

Canada Proposes Punitive Tax for the Unvaccinated

Muslims should be careful in advocating for Western governmental agendas. Oftentimes, the eventual conclusion of these policies is used to increase the technocratic stranglehold...

France: Liberal State Forces Muslim Women to Swim with Men

France wants to see your daughters naked. In a recent interview in the trendy French journal Le Monde, a government member, announced that he was...

Confessions of a Muslim Ex-Feminist

I used to be a raging feminist back in my old days. Mostly in high school and early college. If this surprises you now because...

Bollywood’s Persistent Islamophobia Problem

Rana Ayyub, a famed Indian journalist, wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post about Sooryavanshi, a Bollywood flick released at the beginning of November,...