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...

Teaching About Hell is Abusive and Discriminatory

This eye-opening article is about the "Tsunami of Atheism" in Muslim communities. A lot to be said about this but just a quick point. It...

The Hadith on “Non-Muslim Minorities”

This is a translation of a hadith that is being circulated that requires closer attention: “Beware! Whoever is cruel and harsh to a non-Muslim minority,...

Watering Down Islam in Order to Preserve Muslim Faith

Story time... Muslims often speak very definitively about what will or will not alienate other Muslims or what will or will not push other Muslims...

The Fake Tolerance of Liberalism

The Liberal Charge: "You are not tolerant." The Translation: "You do not tolerate the precise things that I tolerate." One of the definitions of "tolerance" in...

Don’t Ban Muslims! We’re Great for the Economy!

The argument that Muslims shouldn't be banned because Muslims have contributed to the economy (Steve Jobs, brown tech CEOs, etc.) is well-meaning but keep...

Children: How Gradual Change Can Be Disastrous

There was a gigantic wall that protected a city from outside invaders. Children would play on this wall. They would enjoy taking stones and...

Why Are Progressives Now Defending Sharia?

lol when Muslim progressives who made their careers out of attacking the sharia and undermining its sanctity all of a sudden are standing up...

“Muslim Queer Month” — Coming to a University Near You!

Wake Up Call I recently received the following message from a sister at a US university. Reading this blew my mind and made me realize...

Dealing with Modern Day Qawm Lut

It is inappropriate to call a modern "gay person" as being akin to Qawm Lut. Why? Several reasons. First, just because a person calls himself...

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Election Aftermath: Advice for My UK Brothers and Sisters from a Yankee Muslim

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...

Greeting and Congratulating Non-Muslims on Their Holidays: Halal or Haram?

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

The 7 Ways Some Muslim Men Contribute to Immodesty from Muslim Women

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

No, Muslim Women Don’t Need Careers To Be Empowered

We have some voices in the western Muslim community, both online and in real life, with well-intentioned but ultimately vacuous ideas about Muslim women,...

How to Explain Halloween to Your Muslim Children

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...