“Gay Nikah” and Other Absurdities

A "gay nikah" or "openly gay imam" makes as much sense as "Catholic imam" or "atheist mosque." Could there ever be such a thing...

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...

Orlando: History on Repeat

Mass acts of violence perpetrated by Muslims against Western citizens are inevitably used to set new rules of acceptable religious discourse within the Muslim...

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...

Orlando Shooting: The Tired Script

As usual with mass shootings purportedly involving Muslims or brown people, there are a lot of unanswered questions, and mainstream news reporting does nothing...

Who Can Speak About Feminism?

"You can't speak about feminism unless you're a woman." "You can't write about transgenderism unless you're transgendered." "You can't opine on homosexuality unless you're...

The Queer-Affirming Mosque

Why don't we see drunkards going around looking for "booze-affirming" mosques? Why aren't there Muslim bankers scouring the earth for "riba-affirming" mosques? Do you...

Inevitability: When Supporting LGBT Backfires

A lot of the imams and scholars that signed the Muslim Joint Statement on Orlando are now being contacted by a "progressive" Muslim group...

An Open Letter to the LGBT Community in Light of Orlando

Let me explain why I as a Muslim don't "stand" with the LGBT community.  Just so we are clear, gunning down people whether they...

LATEST POSTS

The War Against Self Defense: Muslim Reflections on the Rittenhouse Case

The Rittenhouse trial not only saw the full force of the corporate media mobilize to slander and demonize a teenager for engaging in clear...

Kenya, We Demand to Know: Where is Muhammad Abubakar Said?

Pictured above is our brother Muhammad Abubakar Said. He has been missing since October 14th of this year after he was abducted at gunpoint...

A Step-By-Step Guide to Avoid Accountability for War Crimes: Afghanistan Edition

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Collateral damage is an expected part of warfare. However, there is a difference between unintentionally taking non-combatant lives and targeting them...

America’s Essential Workers – From Heroes to Villians: Where Do Muslims Stand?

Because America is so morally fickle, yesterday’s friends can be today’s enemies. Which is exactly why American Muslims should begin to worry about the...

Transgender Muslims in the Subcontinent? Making Sense of Hijras

Changing one’s gender and behaving as the opposite gender are now understood as not only acceptable, but something to embrace and celebrate. Those who...

The GMO Debate in Food and Agriculture: What Do Muslims Say?

As a consumer, I've equated "non-GMO" with "healthy." However, there are further religious implications for the manufacturers. The human-centered debate is about compromising environmental, economical, and...

Compassionate Imams and Crypto Reformists Blocked and Banned!

Compassionate Imams and their liberal Muslim funders have worked very hard to ban and block those who preach authentic, unapologetic Islam. Basically, these charlatans have...