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5 Muslim Girl Writers and the Women Who Empower Them

During Women’s History Month, we honor trailblazers who have cracked the glass ceiling. Sometimes confusing fame and notoriety with empowerment, success, and worth, we forget to express our collective gratitude to the mothers, daughters, friends, sisters, aunts, colleagues, and mentors who help us shine a bit brighter each day as we strive to be our…

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7 Black Muslim Influencers To Follow on Instagram

Black History Month is here! While we should celebrate the many achievements and honours of the Black community — and Black Muslims specifically — throughout the entire year, this specific month gives us a chance to cast a spotlight specifically on them. In a world where Instagram has taken over and our lives revolve around…

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Attended Pride and Muslim Twitter Went Nuts

So, at the start of the week, this happened: #HappyPride! I had a fantastic time dancing, hugging, and celebrating #TCPride with everyone this weekend! ❤️🧡💛💚💙 #Pride pic.twitter.com/wmdq4FVwRF — Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) June 24, 2019 Rep. Ilhan Omar took time out of her busy schedule of breaking glass ceilings to attend Pride in her home state…

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This is Not Your Mama’s Halaqa Group

Halaqa groups can be intimidating. I do not have every part of the Quran memorized, and when sisters start naming one surah after the other, I feel shy asking what she meant. A halaqa should be a place free of judgment where sisters can bring up their perspectives in their relationship to Islam. That may…

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7 Muslim Girl Milestones From 2017

This year was certainly an eventful one at MuslimGirl.com, to say the least. Dealing with a literal cheeseball in office and battling some of the worst anti-Muslim policies in years proved to be challenging, but it comes as no surprise that our team and readers rose up to it. Our 2017 was decorated with another…

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‘It Took a Week for a Classmate to Call Me a Terrorist,’ Says Sepideah, MG’s Writer of This Month

Introducing our Featured Writer of the Month: Sepideah Mohsenian! A fearless, educated, and devoted jack-of-all-trades, Sepideah Mohsenian is a writer, programmer, doula and more on top of being a resilient Muslim woman. Mohsenian advocates for the intersectional identities present within the Muslim community, and showcases her advocacy not only through her writing, but through her…

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Meet MG Baddie of the Month: Tahira Ayub

Writing the July Baddie of the Month piece was super daunting to me at first. I was absolutely stoked to be interviewing such an independent and hardworking boss who has been a role model for me for the past year, but my feelings of excitement were immediately met with worry and hesitation–how could I encapsulate so…