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...

The Sharia Discriminates Against Men!

Those who oppose hijab on account of it violating gender equality for some reason don't make a big deal about it being impermissible for...

Patriarchy Wants to KILL ALL WOMEN

"Women are not dying of diseases we can't treat They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives...

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...

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...

What Do Muslim Women Think Is the Biggest Manifestation of Patriarchy?

Here is a question for the sisters. What is the biggest and most damaging manifestation of patriarchy today in your Muslim community, country, or...

Male Panels and Male Bodies: Don’t Forget Xer!

I am SO offended by this movement against all-male panels. How DARE anyone assume that just because a panel is composed by all male...

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...

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...

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...