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5 Heartfelt Duas to Express Gratitude This Thanksgiving

It’s true that as Muslims, we don’t wait for Thanksgiving to be grateful, as our Lord tells us to always be thankful and grateful — and thus we’re always doing our best to show our gratitude all year round through our duas.  However, on Thanksgiving, it’s like it brings the best in everyone around us,…

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Here’s How Muslim Women Prepare for Traveling

Ready for the holiday season? With exams coming to an end, traveling is surely an option for those of us who want to have a fun break! But if you’re a Muslim revert, for example, chances are you still don’t know how you can prepare for traveling.  No worries! We asked Muslim women how they…

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Islamophobia Awareness Month: The Side of November We Ignore

November is Native American Heritage month — and Islamophobia Awareness Month in the UK. It’s a month when we should be doubling down on calling out the discrimination that Muslims face in the UK, as well as deconstructing the negative stereotypes about the Muslim communities and Islam — which many aren’t even made aware of…

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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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We Need to End the Stigma Surrounding Divorced Muslim Women

In 2019, the overall divorce rate of Muslims in the United States reached around 45 percent — which is not just grave, but sad as well. If anything, it’s the consequences projected by our culture that makes divorced women suffer and adds stigma to their lives. How the Stigma Manifests Muslim women oftentimes feel distant…

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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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Trials in Post-9/11 Era: Elizabeth Holmes Versus Aafia Siddiqui

In case you missed it, Elizabeth Holmes, the founder, and CEO of Theranos, a now-defunct health technology company, is currently on trial and will be facing a sentence of up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine if found guilty.  Holmes is accused of allegedly deceiving doctors, investors, and patients from 2010 till…

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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…

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Stop Asking Muslims For Their Take on 9/11

Tomorrow marks not only the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, but also 20 years of unjustly forcing the Muslim community to be associated with Osama bin Laden and shoulder his burden when he himself was exiled from Saudi Arabia. What Caused All of This Mess? On September 17, 2001, Former President George W. Bush…