Why Israel Uses Pinkwashing In Attempts to Legitimize the Occupation of Palestine

Pinkwashing under the Israeli apartheid is evident through its Tel Aviv pride festival, Rainbow Generations tour, and utilization of a transgender Israeli officer. Whereas, pinkwashing in the United States is visible under the Trump administration’s decriminalization platform, its alliances with anti-LGBTQ nations, and its initiatives to further isolate the LGBTQ community. Thus, I argue pinkwashing…

Photo from Instagram @electronicintifada. Caption: Israeli forces detain 16-year-old Fawzi al-Juneidi in the West Bank city of Hebron in December 2017. The boy, who was beaten by soldiers during his arrest, was released on bail 20 days later.

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Palestine Bill, H.R. 2590

PURPOSE OF H.R. 2590 Introduced by Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) an historic legislation bill, the H.R. 2590, aims to protect the rights and security of Palestinian children and families living under Israeli apartheid. It guarantees taxpayer money will not be used to support the Israeli government’s military detention of the Palestinian population. H.R. 2590 recognizes…

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Meet Civil Rights Activist Rana Elmir

Rana Elmir is the acting Executive Director of American Civil Liberties Union. She is a proud and ferocious advocate for marginalized communities. All her initiatives create spaces with equal and equitable opportunities, and is why Rana Elmir is one of our 2021 Muslim Women to Watch. Muslim Girl: You started off as a news reporter…


5 Iconic Muslim Women To Follow on International Women’s Day

Do you feel it? The soles of millions stomping in a synchronous march in respect of the empowered woman. March 8th, otherwise known as International Women’s Day, celebrates the tenacity and perseverance of women. Originating from the women’s labor movement in the United States to being recognized by the United Nations in 1975, International Women’s…


5 Muslim Women Owned Businesses You Should Support

Calling all women with a vision, women with soul, women with voice…CALLING ALL MUSLIM WOMEN! Muslim Women’s Day is in fast approach, so to support our lovely sisters, we are highlighting Muslim women who have created a niche in the business world. These women have inverted the passive narrative placed on us and have expanded…