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The Cost of Allying with LGBT

Should Muslim minorities engage in coalition building with non-Muslim groups? Bismillah. Let's imagine two concrete scenarios: A coalition between Muslims and a Zionist group and an...

Community Leaders: Don’t Let Wolves Teach You About “Sexual Health”

Muslim institutions are not immune to sexual misconduct. So how do we address this issue? How do we protect people? How do we protect our...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge Me”

Correct Idea: We all sin, therefore no one can judge another person. Correct Interpretation: I am a sinner, therefore I have no right to assume...

Normalizing LGBT in the Muslim World

In this article, LGBT activists spell out their strategy to "banalize LGBT" people, to help "transcend" labels, and "denounce hate." Part of the strategy...

“Traditional” Muslims vs. the Modernists

Being a "traditionalist Muslim" is a reactionary term. The term had to be coined in order to make the necessary distinction against "modernist" and...

“Progressive” Muslim Cliche #130

"There is no religious justification for this!" You mean there is no justification you know of or would accept were you to be made aware...

Communist Islam – What We Can Learn From that Travesty

In the twentieth century, communism was very popular with a group of academic Muslims. For these Muslims, communism represented the peak of justice. It...

What is “Traditional” Islam?

Following "traditional Islam" does not mean that we care about the past for the sake of the past. We only care about the past...

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...

All Male Panel? Don’t Assume My Gender!

The contradictions of modern "social justice" never cease to entertain. A few points on the silly outrage directed at a group of scholarly men who...

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

Pervez Hoodbhoy, the Pakistani secular modernist, has taken this opportunity of "covid crisis" to praise Darwin, Modi, Mohammad bin Salman, and, of course, the...