Muhammad Ali vs. Humayun Khan

American Muslims are a fickle bunch. One day they are celebrating the life of Muhammad Ali, a Muslim who sacrificed everything by refusing the...

The Necessity of Takfir

Just because there are some Muslims who have misapplied and abused takfir whether for political gain or otherwise doesn't mean that takfir itself is...

Khizr Khan and Trump Are on the Same Page

The ever popular Khizr Khan makes the following points in his recent interview. They are essentially Trump's talking points on Muslims (which are the same...

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...

Muslims Should Not Exclusively Align with the Left

Powerful, just, principled statement that we can all stand behind: "We believe that the way forward in the US political arena requires a synthesis of...

“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...

Muslim Feminists Selectively Quoting the Quran

Muslim activists, when you are explaining hijab and Islamic standards of dress to others, quote the *entirety* of the pertinent verses of the Quran...

Want to Know the Future of American Muslims? Look at American Jews

"Jews came to America and immediately threw off the trappings of their former lives. They changed their names, had plastic surgery to “fix” their...

Muslims Getting into the Christmas Spirit!

In an alternative reality, Muslim holidays are the big thing around the world as opposed to Christmas. And like Christmas in our reality, Muslim...

More All-Male Panels, Please

Pro-Tip: When you organize a panel where all the speakers are men or you are part of a panel where all the speakers are...