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Muslimahs with disabilities need to you hold the...
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Defensiveness in the Time of Da’esh
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Review of Desert Dancer (2015)
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#ListenNotSave - Niqab in Canada
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On Sex Work and “Muslimness” as a Fetish
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A Thousand Shames
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American Crime Episode 5 Recap
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Tajik state television has aired a documentary that alleges that prostitutes in...
American Crime Episode 4 Recap
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Farkhunda, A Long Term Vision
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American Crime Review: Introducing Aliyah Shadeed
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A proposed headscarf ban in the Swiss Canton...
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From Che Guevara to Malala
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#SuitablyDressed: A hijab is perfectly suitable attire for...
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A Potential Burqa Ban at the Federal Level...
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Death, Grief and Womanhood
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Erotica by Muslim Women for Muslim Women
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Rejected (Muslim) Princesses: awesomely offbeat women in history
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Peace in Aloneness: Muslim Women in the Ivory...
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The Latest on the Headscarf "Situation" in Switzerland
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Stability and Sustainability: Interview with Dr Hawa Abdi
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Dear Muslim Leaders: I am a Convert not...
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TED Talks and Superheroes: New Representations of Muslim...
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One Muslim's furry initiative gets Malaysian religious authorities...
Previously published on the author's personal blog. A few days ago, my...
No Culture for Niqabis
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5 Reasons Why Media Coverage of ‘Latina’ Converts...
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Malalagate, Patriotism, and Disingenuous Agendas
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South Africa’s Open Mosque : Media, Feminist Critiques...
The past month has been controversy ridden for the South African Muslim...
A Muslim Thanksgiving?
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#WhySheStayed and the American Muslim Community
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Disabled Muslims Need More than Du’a to Overcome...
“How is your situation with attending the mosque?” begins a video by...
My Subversive Little Girl in Blue
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Paying Tribute to American Muslim Trailblazer, Tayyibah Taylor
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Syrian Series "Bab Al Hara" and the Need...
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When Bridging Between Cultures Doesn’t Help
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14 Things Your Muslim Wife *Really* Won’t Tell...
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Modest Fashion, Islamic Consciousness and Affordability: Part 1
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Qatar’s Modest Proposal: Dignity or Diversion?
Originally published at Aquila Style. Qatar has revived a modesty campaign dating from...
"Their Patriarchy" is Worse
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Muslim Mummies Dot Com: Interview with Muslim Mommy...
While mommy blogging is rampant in the blogosphere, Muslim mommy bloggers are...
On Wasila Umaru and Child Marriage
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The Headwrap Expo: Shifting the Conversation
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The Sad Stories of Muslim Women in Pictures
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Hijab Removal, Iranian Women, and Freedom of Dress
This post was originally published at Aquila Style. The liberal feminist organisation...
The Crimes and Punishment of Apostasy and Adultery
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Women in Gaza Underrepresented in Talent Shows
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Book Review: Salaam, Love
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All of Our Missing Daughters
On April 15th about 300 girls were kidnapped from a Government Girls...
The Male Gaze and the Muslimah Fashion Industry
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Indonesia’s trans Muslim Maryani: “Seeking Paradise is not...
An article in the Jakarta Post last week followed the latest developments...
Negotiating Muslim Steampunk
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What Do We Make of the “Indian” Converts...
There is a lot of talk recently about “Latin” and Spanish-speaking converts...
Muslimah Lifestyle Videos Offer More than Just Hijab...
This post was written by guest contributor Kristin Peterson (@KrissyPetey), who also...
"Hijabi Experiments": Are They Enough to Change America's...
Every time we think this discussion about hijab and burqas has ended,...
Marilyn Monroe in a Burqa: Commentary or Cliché?
Walking home recently, I rounded the corner from my apartment and noticed...
Double Move: Rethinking Muslim Feminist Strategies
I recently read Layal Ftouni’s essay “Rethinking Gender Studies: Towards an Arab...
The Art of “Guilt-ing” Muslim Women into (Un)Covering
I am not a hijabi. My choice is not religious or political,...
"Alice in Arabia" Sounds Like a New Drama...
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