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Ilhan Omar Slams Lauren Boebert for Her Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) slammed Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) for telling a made-up anti-Muslim story during Thanksgiving break. In an attempt to entertain her laughing crowd, Boebert lied about having an encounter with Omar in the Capitol, calling it “not my first ‘Jihad Squad’ moment.” In essence, the clout-chasing story that Boebert made up implied…

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Fashion Shows & Headscarves: What’s Your Stance?

Paris Fashion Week recently made headlines after seeing models wore headscarves on the catwalk. There are nearly 30 million Muslims living in Western societies, and ironically, we still need representation so that we can get our legitimate freedom to wear what we want without being assaulted, arrested, or forced to undress. We’re living in a…

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How Forced Marriages Also Harm Men

Whenever we think of forced marriage, we immediately picture an oppressed woman who got beaten up, assaulted, or abused because she doesn’t want the person that her family agreed on. Women are undoubtedly at the forefront when it comes to who suffers the negative consequences of forced marriage. The Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) in the…

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8 Muslim Girl Readers Tell Us Their Jinn Stories

Since it’s Halloween, we can’t help but remember the many times we found ourselves freaking out after hearing some weird noises while we’re home alone. Our parents taught us that jinns live around us and that some of them are good, while others are evil, leaving us wondering whether or not the ones we have…

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5 Unique Halloween Costume Ideas For Hijabis

If you want to shine above the rest this Halloween, chances are you’re still looking for the “perfect costume” idea, wondering how you can still possibly make it before the last minute.  We get how that you want your Halloween costume to be unique, and the typical Disney princess costume just won’t do. And yet,…

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A New Jersey Teacher Forcibly Removed This Student’s Hijab

The Maplewood Police Department (MPD) in New Jersey are conducting investigations after Tamar Herman, a teacher at Seth Boyden Elementary School, forcibly pulled off the hijab of the second-grade student Sumayyah Wyatt this Wednesday as she was pleading “No, no, my hijab, my hijab.” Wyatt’s mother, Zaynab, said that her daughter has become traumatized because…

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Free Aafia Siddiqui: The Most Wronged Woman in The World

Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, who’s currently serving her unjust 86-year sentence at FMC Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas, is finally out of solitary confinement. On July 30, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui was reported to have suffered another assault by one of her inmates, who threw scalding hot water in her face.  The hashtag #Free_Sister_Aafia was trending on…

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Hateful Comments Overwhelming You? Here’s How to Handle Them

Hateful comments are literally everywhere. And more often than not, these disparaging comments and remarks come from family, acquaintances, friends, or, worse still, strangers we don’t even know and never heard of. Which is utterly bizarre. Giving them the benefit of the doubt, these people who hate on us aren’t necessarily bullies; they can be…