Throwback to a Time Before Egypt Was Veiled

Throwback to a Time Before Egypt Was Veiled

Straight off the bat, this is not an opinion piece on the concept of the hijab or the niqab. I am not a religious spokesperson to have such an opinion nor do I condone any doctrine that dictates how women ought to dress.   This is more of retrospective piece, if you will, documenting an […]

Muslim Teen Flawlessly Shuts down Islamophobic Nonsense by Texting Her Dad

Muslim Teen Flawlessly Shuts down Islamophobic Nonsense by Texting Her Dad

A few days ago a 17 year-old Muslim girl by the name of Lamyaa- residing in Pennsylvania tweeted a screenshot of an iMessage conversation she had with her father.     The conversation she tweeted was one that involved Lamyaa asking her father a direct question regarding his reaction and/or opinion should she decide to […]

Wrap My Hijab Music Video Reveals Sickening ‘Hijabiphobia’

by Rana Elhawary

Last week, Mona Haydar — a veiled, Muslim, pregnant, Syrian-American — released a music video commemorating the very first official International Muslim Woman’s Day. Haydar released the video hoping it would combat certain stereotypes regarding veiled women being passive, oppressed, and voiceless.   This is one of those situations when the intention of the artist […]

Pandora’s Latest Campaign Features Hijabi Blogger Maria Alia

Pandora’s Latest Campaign Features Hijabi Blogger Maria Alia

Who else is excited about this game changer? @TheModist is launching now! #IAmModist A post shared by MARIA ALIA (@mariaalia) on Mar 8, 2017 at 8:58am PST     More and more fashion brands have been showing diversity in their latest campaigns; from Nike to Dolce & Gabbana, and now Pandora – international Danish jewelry malefactors […]

European Court of Justice: Companies CAN Ban Women for Wearing Hijab

European Court of Justice: Companies CAN Ban Women for Wearing Hijab

  Two women were fired from their jobs in France and Belgium for wearing headscarves. The case was brought to the European Court of Justice (EU’s version of the ICJ) and the court’s decision was a huge surprise for everyone, especially Muslim women.   The court ruled that it is within the rights of the […]

Meet Amaya Diggins, the 10-Year-Old Muslim Entrepreneur of Hijabi Fits

Meet Amaya Diggins, the 10-Year-Old Muslim Entrepreneur of Hijabi Fits

  Is it okay to fangirl over a 10-year-old? We frankly do not care what your answer to that question is because we’re doing it anyway. This fabulous 10-year-old entrepreneur launched Hijabi Fits, a hijab company for teens and tweens. In this time and age, many kids are all over social media doing the same darn thing: […]

Meet the Woman Behind New York’s First Beauty Salon for Hijabis

Meet the Woman Behind New York’s First Beauty Salon for Hijabis

  Muslim women can really let their hair down at this salon. Huda Quhshi, 37, opened New York’s first female-only beauty salon catering to hijab-clad clients.   As it’s forbidden in Islam for women to show their hair to men outside the family, visiting hair salons can be difficult. Quhshi, who wears a hijab herself, […]

This Indonesian Designer Chose All-Hijabi Models for Her NYFW Runway Show

This Indonesian Designer Chose All-Hijabi Models for Her NYFW Runway Show

NYFW/FALL/WINTER/2017 Alhamdulillah, finally! 🙏🏻💕 Thank you so much team, for your hardwork and prayer. Thank you our official makeup, Wardah, for your endless support. From Indonesia to the world, we are proudly present, “DRAMA” 🇮🇩🌏 #ProudIndonesia #ProudTeamAH Sponsored by @wardahbeauty @kbriwashdc @indonesiancreativehub @wolipop @indonesiafashiongallery_nyc KJRI NYC🇲🇨 #AnniesaHasibuan #AnniesaHasibuanOfficial #Drama #NewYorkFashionWeek2017 #NYFW #AHxNYFW #AHxWardah #WardahYOUniverse #TheEleganceTouchandBeauty […]

4 Arab Reasons Lindsay Lohan Deleted All Her Instagram Pictures

4 Arab Reasons Lindsay Lohan Deleted All Her Instagram Pictures

  Muslims around the world are welcoming a new sister to their religion — Lindsay Lohan — whom they believe has converted to Islam. Nothing has been confirmed, but what we know is that the Mean Girl actress moved to Dubai and wiped her Instagram account clean and wrote “Alaikum salam” in her bio (meaning […]

Saudi Woman to Be Lashed over a Twitter Picture Without Her Hijab

Saudi Woman to Be Lashed over a Twitter Picture Without Her Hijab

by Salma Iraqui

  Saudi Arabia is known for its irrational restrictions on women; in KSA women are deprived of their very basic right to drive. It’s getting even more restrictive, as a young Saudi woman was taken to prison over a picture of her posing without the veil. The police spoke out about this incident in a […]

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