I Wear My Hijab with Understanding and Pride, and So Should You

I Wear My Hijab with Understanding and Pride, and So Should You

by Marwa Khalifa

This piece of cloth I wear every single day on my head is what defines me, it is what tells others who I am and what my beliefs are. The hijab is about modernity and modesty. I was really scared, scared of not being able to commit to it. I was scared because I travel a […]

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

  Halimah Yacob, a Muslim Malay, will be sworn in today as Singapore’s eighth president after being one of the only candidates that could meet the stringent eligibility rules for the six-year post.   In this particular election, only candidates from the minority Malay group were able to qualify. Malays form just over 13% of […]

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

by Fadila El Karrany

Time magazine recently released pictures from their yet to come issue and people were in for a shock – the good kind – because a Muslim woman made it on their cover for the very first time. Women generally – Muslim women specifically – are rejoicing for this major step forwards in the world of […]

Asiyam: This Online Store Will Fulfill Your Hijabi Fashion Fantasies

Asiyam: This Online Store Will Fulfill Your Hijabi Fashion Fantasies

by Marwa Khalifa

Hijabi women are always on the look out for modest clothing, that is simultaneously flattering and fashionable.   They often find themselves going from one store to another, in an attempt to mix and match outfits, that are both modern and modest. I understand your struggle girls, which is why I did my research, and […]

Hala Shiha Brutally Attacked on Social Media for Wearing Niqab

Hala Shiha Brutally Attacked on Social Media for Wearing Niqab

  If Facebook is not a public platform for people to insult one another, then we don’t know what is. If an actress wears a bikini, social media condemns her to hell. If a woman complains about being attacked on the beach for wearing a burkini, people call her a liar. There are no winners […]

9 Hijabi Women Who Are Breaking Boundaries and Taking Things to the next Level

9 Hijabi Women Who Are Breaking Boundaries and Taking Things to the next Level

Muslim women have been dominating the media, fashion, beauty, sports and arts scene all over the globe and we definitely won’t hesitate to jump at the chance to support them for breaking the stereotypes that revolve around Muslim women, especially hijabis.   Hijabi women are almost always subjected to all kinds of misconceptions, but now they […]

This Hijabi Rapper Is Basically Every Arab Woman

This Hijabi Rapper Is Basically Every Arab Woman

A few months ago, Mona Haydar debuted as a rapper, with a music video entitled “Wrap My Hijab.” The video had received mixed reviews. From Muslims who were attacking the audacity behind the concept of veiled women being so exposed and in your face, to people who celebrated the idea of a woman re – […]

Muslim Preacher Encourages Parents to Lock Their Daughter for Taking off the Veil

Muslim Preacher Encourages Parents to Lock Their Daughter for Taking off the Veil

  Islamic preacher, Souad Saleh, received a phone call on her show from a crying Egyptian mother who was seeking advice about her daughter who recently took off the veil.   According to the mother, the 18-year-old daughter has been locked inside the house ever since she took off her veil. The daughter even missed out on […]

VIDEO: What It Means to Go Through an Airport While Wearing a Hijab

VIDEO: What It Means to Go Through an Airport While Wearing a Hijab

  With all the Islamophobia that has been rising lately, being hijabi and traveling could be a scary prospect for some.   Travel blogger Muslim Travel Girl has decided to do something about it and help her Muslim sisters while traveling, simply because traveling for hijabi women should not be worrying.   In her latest […]

Why Arabs Need to Drop Everything and Start Watching ‘Skam’ Right Now

Why Arabs Need to Drop Everything and Start Watching ‘Skam’ Right Now

  What is Skam? Why are some of your friends mentioning it on Social Media? Why is it that every time you go on Tumblr people are reblogging GIFs of Norwegian teenagers? Well, allow me to clear up your confusion.   Skam is your new favorite TV show. Okay wait, I know how it sounds because […]

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