Video of Sheikh Sharing His Opinion on Appropriate Response to Bikinis Goes Viral

Video of Sheikh Sharing His Opinion on Appropriate Response to Bikinis Goes Viral

  This video, dating back to 2014, is going viral again, in concurrency with the moral police officers that have emerged, and judged Sahel’s party and beach scenes. The bad news is I wasn’t a writer back in 2014 and I did not have a platform to publish my thoughts and opinions on such use […]

The World’s Most Prominent Religious Leaders Call for Religious Tolerance

The World’s Most Prominent Religious Leaders Call for Religious Tolerance

By: Farah Andil

With religious tensions everywhere around us, intolerance and general sentiment of hate have become more than just commonplace. This inspired the world’s most prominent religious leaders to make a joint statement that encouraged people around the world to make friends across religions.   This arose from the belief that friendship and getting introduced to other […]

Why “No, This Does Not Represent Islam” Is No Longer a Sufficient Response to Radical Islam

Why “No, This Does Not Represent Islam” Is No Longer a Sufficient Response to Radical Islam

A video has recently emerged on YouTube containing footage from an Islamic School in the United Kingdom; the footage indicates that the school is openly teaching hate and prejudice towards other religions.     What makes matters even worse, is the fact that the school had originally been created and sponsored by the government under […]

Mosques Refuse Egypt’s Decision to Not Live Broadcast ‘Taraweeh Prayers’

Mosques Refuse Egypt’s Decision to Not Live Broadcast ‘Taraweeh Prayers’

The Ministry of Religious Endowments had announced that a ban will be placed on using speakers, throughout the entirety of Taraweeh prayers.   The decision came as part of a series of decisions containing instructions that emphasized the importance of ensuring all preachers were licensed speakers; that all charity Iftar tables (Mawa2ed Rahman) on territory […]

A 12-Step Program for Decaffeinating Your Soul Before Ramadan

A 12-Step Program for Decaffeinating Your Soul Before Ramadan

  Ramadan is in less than 48 hours! For avid coffee abusers, that basically means six more drinks. Scary as hell, I know! For the past five years, the last week before Ramadan has been one major panic attack about withdrawal symptoms. Coffee is life. Coffee is our generation’s oxygen. Coffee touches your soul. Coffee […]

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 […]

Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Just Welcomed Its Cutest Visitor

Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Just Welcomed Its Cutest Visitor

  If you ever visited the United Arab Emirates, then you must have visited Burj Khalifa, Dubai Miracle Garden and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque — specifically, the latter. Many celebrities in the past few years have flocked towards the mosque when visiting this part of the region, from Selena Gomez to Kendall Jenner and Gigi […]

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

To launch our new summer collection, we set out exploring, from coast to coast. Along the way we met truly amazing people (like you). Brave and loving, funny and powerful, complex and strong. You are Gap. And this is our portrait of an American summer. #IAmGap A post shared by Gap (@gap) on May 2, […]

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 […]

Rapunzel Gets an Islamic Makeover in This Children’s Book

Rapunzel Gets an Islamic Makeover in This Children’s Book

  *sings* And at last I see the light, and Rapunzel is now Muslim. *sings*   Yesterday, Facebook page The Malaysian Feminist posted a photo of Disney princess Rapunzel, except her hair is nowhere to be seen because she’s hijabi.     The photo has only been online for 24 hours and it has already […]

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