What These Muslim Activists Want to Teach Your Kids About Sex

Salam everyone, You may have seen my post from yesterday on sexual misconduct. There were a lot of heated reactions to that and clearly there...

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...

Dora the Destroyer: The Hidden Message of Children’s Books

(See images below.) This is a great example of how seemingly harmless children's books and entertainment actually contain deeply problematic messages.   These are the lessons that...

How to Get Children to Internalize Islam

My 4 year old asked me where rains comes from, so I think, hmm, how am I going to explain the science behind the...

In 20-30 Years: No More Islam in America

Islam in America? What percentage of people who are raised as Muslims continue to identify as Muslims as adults (in the US)? According to Pew, only...

Parenting Fail: Daughter Tells Dad She’s Ditching Hijab

  Oh Em Gee. "Sweetheart"?!?! "Habibti"?!?! Who does this so-called "father" think he is?! How DARE he infantalize a strong independent person with patriarchal, cis-centric...

What Children Are Missing Today

There is practical parenting advice in this article. But there is also a point of theological relevance. "And that's the paradox of discipline. It's as...

Let Your Bisexual Daughter Enjoy Same-Sex Sleepovers!

How backwards of this mother not to let her bisexual daughter's girlfriend spend the night! What year is this?! Her daughter is perfectly capable...

Youth Are Desperate for Rules Not Watered Down Religion

The question of Muslim youth abandonment of faith: What if the answer wasn't watering down or minimizing the rules?   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1915001655385214

Celebrating Halloween

Having Fun on Halloween? This "debate" happens every year, and I put it in quotes because I don't think it is much of a debate...

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The Conservatives have won and now you face the aftermath. I believe that your situation mirrors the situation of US Muslims after Trump's win...

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One of the most controversial topics in the US and the West more broadly that is a source of division and confusion among Muslims...

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Note: This was originally posted on Facebook, but Facebook deemed it "hate speech" and deleted it. What is hateful about the below? This is...

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