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9 COVID Safety Tips For Ramadan

Ramadan, the best time of the year, is upon us again! This blessed month has come seemingly quickly after a whirlwind of a year. It seems like only yesterday it was 2020 and the beginnings of the pandemic were upon us. Last year we spent Ramadan and Eid in quarantine. Now it’s our second year…

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Why I Chose to Stay Friends With a Trump Supporter

A worldwide pandemic, an American election causing so much rage, and racial issues in an uproar. As if that wasn’t enough for the world to handle, relationships were also put to the test. Friendships were on the line because it wasn’t just politics coming in between people. It was values and morals. It was a…

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Karima Mehrab Baloch: A Mountain of Courage

Asylum: the protection granted by a nation to someone who has left their native country as a political refugee. Sadly, sometimes we cannot be protected even by escaping political turmoil in our home country. Such was the case for Karima Mehrab Baloch, a Pakistani human rights activist. She was born and raised in the Pakistani…

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How I Went From Resisting Therapy to Appreciating It

Disclaimer: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated mental health professional. Muslim Girl encourages those who need help to seek it, and encourages the use of resources such as therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and trained mental health professionals. You should never…

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Why I’m at Peace During a Pandemic Despite My Anxiety

Disclaimer: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated mental health professional. Muslim Girl encourages those who need help to seek it, and encourages the use of resources such as therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and trained mental health professionals. You should never try…

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COVID-19: Is Social Distancing a Joke to You?

Editor’s note: In this emotional op-ed, one mother delves into the toll COVID-19 has taken on her world, and why we need to take this seriously and come together as a community. To our readers: if you’re looking for a moment of relatability or a reality check, this is it. I remember it so clearly:…