“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...

Shouldn’t We All Support Freedom of Choice?

Question from a recent commenter: "Isn't the main concept of liberal thought: Allow for individual choice and rights (you can apply this to problems...

There is No “Pluralism” in Science

Islam, Pluralism, and Tolerance When it comes to certain fields, there is no such concept as pluralism. In science, for example, it is assumed that...

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 Danger of Fighting Islamophobia

Yes, there is a danger here and it is very obvious to anyone who has observed how this movement led by Muslim activists has...

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...

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...

Shaking Hands in Switzerland

Switzerland is fining Muslim male students if they refuse to shake the hands of their female teachers. Is this not a kind of sexual assault...

An Open Letter to the LGBT Community in Light of Orlando

Let me explain why I as a Muslim don't "stand" with the LGBT community.  Just so we are clear, gunning down people whether they...

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The Mahdi in Sunnī Belief

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. There has historically been general agreement amongst the...

YouTube Censors Genius of Islam: Ep. 3 – Can You Help?

ACTION ALERT: Can you help us spread Genius of Islam Episode 3? Can you tweet at @TeamYoutube on Twitter? See section below for details. As...

Pharaonic Rituals Revived: Egypt’s Descent Back into Paganism Continues

The aspiring pharaonic administration in Egypt has now revived the ancient “Opet” festival, showing the world in no uncertain terms who it is they...

The War Against Self Defense: Muslim Reflections on the Rittenhouse Case

The Rittenhouse trial not only saw the full force of the corporate media mobilize to slander and demonize a teenager for engaging in clear...

Kenya, We Demand to Know: Where is Muhammad Abubakar Said?

Pictured above is our brother Muhammad Abubakar Said. He has been missing since October 14th of this year after he was abducted at gunpoint...

A Step-By-Step Guide to Avoid Accountability for War Crimes: Afghanistan Edition

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Collateral damage is an expected part of warfare. However, there is a difference between unintentionally taking non-combatant lives and targeting them...

America’s Essential Workers – From Heroes to Villians: Where Do Muslims Stand?

Because America is so morally fickle, yesterday’s friends can be today’s enemies. Which is exactly why American Muslims should begin to worry about the...