The Hadid side of the story

Alana Hadid Wants You to Talk to Palestinians

In the next wave of Palestine advocacy, Alana Hadid is making sure she’s staying in front of it. The Los Angeles-based fashion designer has emerged as one of the most active celebrity voices trying to make sense of the Israeli occupation for social media. Alongside her influential family that includes half-siblings Bella, Gigi, and Anwar…

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Why Rana Abdelhamid Chose To Run for Congress

Muslim Girl recently had a chance to chat with Rana Abdelhamid, Justice Democrats’ latest primary challenger who recently declared her campaign to take on Carolyn Maloney in NY-12. If elected, Rana would be one of the youngest members to ever serve in Congress, and the third Muslim woman ever elected to the House. Rana is…

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Why Selina Mahmood Wrote Her Book, ‘A Pandemic in Residence’

A Pandemic in Residence is a collection of essays written by Selina Mahmood from March 2020 to June of 2020, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Mahmood, a Pakistani-American, takes us through the experiences of doing her residence in a pandemic, and reflects on the changes in the world around…

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Here’s What Rep. Madinah Wilson-Anton Says About Her Historic Political Campaign

Madinah Wilson Anton made history as the first Muslim woman to be elected in the Delaware House of Representatives. The 27-year-old from Newark ran a progressive campaign based on equitable education funding and economic equity. You can find out more about Ms. Wilson-Anton’s campaign on her website: http://madinahfordelaware.com/ MuslimGirl recently interviewed Ms. Wilson-Anton so she…

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Meet Neda, the Hijabi Who Loves to Pole Dance

During the day, 32-year-old Neda is a dedicated nurse practitioner in North Hollywood, California. But once she’s home at 6pm, she is a serious athlete dedicated to the art of pole. She just happens to be a Muslim woman who wears the hijab.  In just one year, Neda’s Instagram page (@hijabiluscious) gained more than 10K…

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Meet Kulsum Tasnif, Graphic Artist and Political Commentator

We’re super excited to announce that Muslim Girl had the opportunity to interview the fantastic and phenomenal artist Kulsum Tasnif.  Her work is political, beautiful, and inspiring.  Here’s what she had to say. Muslim Girl: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Sr Kulsum: Sure! I was born in England, grew up travelling…

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Meet Stephanie Kurlow, the Trailblazer Looking to Become the World’s First Professional Hijabi Ballerina

Recently, MuslimGirl.com caught up with 18-year-old ballerina, Stephanie Kurlow. She began dancing at the tender age of 2, and is currently training to become the world’s first headscarf-donning professional ballerina. Here’s what this trailblazer had to say about her life, dance career, and being a Muslim woman in a space that hasn’t typically seen many…