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...

The Misogyny of Islamic Law

"Look at fiqh, i.e., Islamic jurisprudence. Isn't it so misogynistic? Isn't it so biased against women? If we didn't know better, we would think...

Should Women Travel X Miles Without a Mahram? Or the Unceremonious Death of Chivalry

This is a detailed fiqh question and there are a variety of opinions based on different scenarios and contingencies. But the ultimate concern has...

The One-Sided “Honor Killing” Narrative

These horrific cases of domestic violence don't get amplified in media because they don't fit the established frame of "helpless wife gets brutalized by...

Who Wants to Debate Patriarchy?

About 3 months ago, I was asked to participate in a debate on patriarchy and feminism at a local masjid. A month or so...

Making a Sex Offender: The (Non)Case of Maulana Abdullah Saleem

Sex Abuse in Islamic Schools? Maulana Abdullah Saleem, founder and teacher at one of Chicago's most prominent Islamic institutes, has been entangled over the past...

A Parade of Contradictions: When Feminists are Inconsistent

I find it interesting how Muslim feminists are up in arms about the Muslima being featured in the "gentlemen's" magazine. How can you not...

Meaning of Manhood

Nothing manlier than a man who takes care of his wife and kids, supports them, provides for them with a generous spirit and does...

The Supposedly Misogynistic Scholars of Islam

❝As for coffee, the author (al-Buhuti) says: "It should be obligatory (for the husband to have it available) if she is someone who habitually drinks...

Why We Need to Stop Telling Women They’re Equal to Men

"This is not about tempering ambition but dealing with the roadblocks. It is also about redefining ambition and bringing it in line with what...

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Satan often uses sick mind games. His job is to convince you into doing evil, something that would compromise your faith. And the latest...

Afghanistan: Hijab Requirements Enrage Feminist Journalists

Recently, female Afghan Journalists have taken an issue with hijab mandates imposed by the Taliban. These mandates, based upon the Shariah, are under attack...

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Alhamdulillah, there are still Muslim celebrities who are willing to speak the truth in the face of modern-day Qawm Lut. Bloomberg: With human rights groups already...

Facebook’s Double Standards on Free Speech: Hindu Nationalist Rage

Facebook is well known for its passivity when it comes to banning the Islamophobia industry and, on the other hand, its proactive measures censoring...

Missing Maternity: Are Muslims Aware of This Epidemic?

Women have gobbled up the short-lived allure of feminist ideologies just like candy. And the candy vendors, that is, feminist organizations, have failed to...

Debate Over the Legalization of Zina in Morocco

There are times when you realize the great benefit of living in a Muslim country: When you are awakened by the adhan in the...

The Middle East: Fleeing the Land of Blessing and Hidden Value

The Middle East is portrayed as the largest exporter of refugees, but is it that bad of a place? I think we've gotten accustomed to...