The Logic of Patriarchy

One of the things I never understood about the idea of patriarchy that feminism opposes is this: why would men throughout history across numerous...

ज़्यादा बुरा क्या है? – जल्दी शादी या ज़िना

ज़्यादा बुरा क्या है? 1. मुस्लिम वालिदैन जवान बच्चों को जल्दी शादी करने के लिए बढ़ावा दें - उनकी तरबियत कर के ज़हीन और संजीदा...

Criticizing Feminism the Right Way

Yes, I have my (many) criticisms of feminism, but I have to say that it is not right to silence or dismiss others by...

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...

Narcissists and Domestic Abuse

Abusive narcissists all sound the same. They use condescension, name calling, fits of rage, insults to intelligence, and more to emotionally beat down their spouses....

Adultery is “Harmless”

In this post from several months ago, I mentioned: "If the day comes when even adultery is seen as a harmless, victimless act, then...

Premarital Sex is Not a “Victim-less Crime”

People sometimes jokingly ask, why is it that driving requires a license, but you can have children without a license or any kind of...

The Best Marriage Advice

The best marriage advice I have received is: Write the good in stone and write the bad in sand. Some people do the opposite. They...

Advising Those with Same-Sex Desires [Excerpt]

Many within our community incorrectly think that “homosexuals need to be converted to heterosexuality.” This is a mistake because, again, we do not have...

No, Men Are Not Obsessed With What Women Wear

Not buying the narrative that "men are obsessed with controlling what women wear." First of all, that would mean that women have no agency or...

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