Offended that I Refer to God as “He”? Deal With It!

"We should use gender neutral pronouns to refer to God instead of "He,"" demands an increasingly loud group of Muslims. My conundrum is not...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

The NYTimes’ Creepy Obsession with Muslim Sex Lives

The NY Times has been publishing a lot of trash lately about Muslims and sex. What is their fascination with Muslim sex lives? The problem...

Only the Feelings of Liberals, Feminists, and SJWs Matter

Sometimes I get feedback that I am too blunt in my critiques of modernity, feminism, liberalism, etc. I get asked to be more sensitive...

Progressive Muslims Telling Us Who Is or Isn’t “Devout”

What we have learned from "progressive" Muslims and others recently is that you can't be a "devout Muslim" if you drink (‪#‎Chattanooga‬). I have...

The Kind of Muslims You’ll See Featured on the News

American mainstream media will feature the Ayan Hirsi Ali's, the Zuhdi Jasser's, the Asra Nomani's, and the Irshad Manji's. And to balance them out,...

The Odious Predictability of “Progressive/Reform” Islam

Progressive and Modernist Muslim Reform When you compare the traditional schools of fiqh, you will find some of them to be more difficult to follow...

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...

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...

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Starting around the beginning of October, my kids started seeing Halloween decorations popping up on people's front lawns and Halloween costumes at the grocery...

What Should Muslims Think About Marijuana Legalization? The Bernie Plan

Without guidance from Allah, human beings are so utterly confused and their best ideas are replete with contradiction. I don't think Bernie is the worst...

How Western NGOs Use Aid to Attack Islam and Re-Engineer Muslim Society

Are NGOs that support poor Muslims a good thing for us? Last summer, I traveled to Harvard to study the practice of sustainable development under...

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According to Pew poll numbers, 51% of American Muslims favor legalization of gay marriage. Furthermore, 59% of American Muslims allegedly oppose the right of...

Outgrowing Feminist Takes on the Hijab

When I was a freshman in college, I was interviewed by a fellow Egyptian Muslim girl at Harvard (let’s call her Sara) about my...

Muslim Activists Change Their Mind – Women’s March Is Evil Now

Soo... About 36 hours ago, Women's March Inc. went from being a courageous, bold, empowering voice for women to magically transforming into a weak, corrupt,...