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 […]

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, […]

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