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How to Start a Business With a New Baby In The House

Starting your own business as a new parent may seem risky and overwhelming. But parenthood and entrepreneurship have a lot in common – there is the birthing (of a person/an idea) and the long first year of intense ups and downs. However, having a baby can be inspiring, and you can channel your 3 am…

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Why Are Latino Muslims Growing in Islam?

September 15 – October 15 is officially Hispanic Heritage Month, so we thought what better way for Muslim Girl to celebrate with our brothers and sisters than to look into the world of Latino Muslims. Check out this video that talks about why this community is turning to Islam. Let us know what you think.

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The Problem With Dress Codes in Women’s Sports

What women wear, regardless of the occasion, is always a subject that brings a lot to be talked about. From red carpets to religious garments, we are constantly exposed to women’s outfit choices. However, this obsession is starting to be the main topic in a new domain: sports. A few weeks ago, the Norwegian women’s…

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Three Generations of New York Muslim Women Activists on 9/11

We spoke with three generations of New York Muslim women activists for the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and the upcoming fifth anniversary of the award-winning memoir ‘Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age.’ This is an excerpt from the forthcoming film Generation 9/11. Guests: Aisha Al-Adawiya, community organizer and founder of Women In Islam Inc.; Linda…

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20 Years Later: This Is How 9/11 Impacted the Way I Grew Up

On this day 20 years ago, we as a nation tried to make sense of the tragedy that occurred, on what should have been a normal Tuesday. We remember the 2,977 people killed, including 412 emergency workers, in a senseless act of hate on 9/11. I wanted to leave Friday as a day of mourning…

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5 Millennial Muslims and Their 9/11 Recollections

In the 20 years since the tragedy that was 9/11 took place, a lot has happened. The perception of Islam and Muslims as being hostile to the West took hold, and several politicians have made careers off of their Islamophobic rhetoric. An entire generation of children who weren’t even alive when 9/11 happened have grown…

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How 9/11 Impacted Gen Z Muslims

With today being the 20th anniversary of 9/11, we decided to ask Gen Z how they’ve been impacted by the events that took place when they were just a baby — or perhaps not even born yet. Our question: “If you’re a Muslim under 21 years old, how do you perceive the events of 9/11?…

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How To Reclaim Your Spirituality After Spiritual Abuse

Author’s note: This article may contain triggering elements. If at any times you are triggered, please pause, check in with yourself, and do what you need to do to take care of yourself. Editor’s note: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated…

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We Need to Talk About Spiritual Abuse in Our Community

Author’s note: This article may contain triggering elements. If at any times you are triggered, please pause, check in with yourself, and do what you need to do to take care of yourself. Editor’s note: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated…

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4 Reasons To Invest in Affordable Ethical Fashion

Ethical fashion has become more popular in recent years, as prices have dropped significantly. In the past, ethical clothing came with expensive price tags. However, now there are plenty of affordable and sustainable brands to choose from. This is great news for shoppers who simply do not have the budget to splurge on environmentally-friendly fashion….

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These 7 Artists Portray Muslim Women Through a Different Lens

Muslim women are commonly misrepresented in the media. That’s due to the fact they have no saying on how they should be portrayed. For this reason, Muslim women are usually scrutinized with the wrong lenses.  These 7 female artists decided to take matters into their own hands in order to change this inaccurate vision, and…

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I Gave up on Life. Then I Found Islam.

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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How Prayer Changed My Life

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…