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This Is the Irony of Trump’s New Human Rights Panel

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own.  Donald Trump has led Islamophobic rhetoric in the United States since he began his 2016 presidential campaign. From making promises of a Muslim ban and going to the trouble of creating three different versions until one passed, to proposing the idea of a Muslim database…

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Are Men Seriously Still Talking About Abortion?

Disclaimer: the views expressed in this article are strictly those of the writer.  It is with great disappointment that women are yet again having to defend and speak up for their rights. While I can understand both sides to the abortion ban, it is extremely disturbing to know that the government is making the call…

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America, Stop Dragging Sharia Into Your Abortion Ban Mess

In the year 2019, the fictitious dystopian world of The Handmaid’s Tale has began to unfurl in real-time America, as the states of Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, and Mississippi banned abortion—making no exception for rape and incest—with prison terms for miscarriages. Welcome to the Republic of Gilead! Yes, this is an atrocity and yes,…

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How Can I Rise Above Toxic Family Members?

We’ve all got them, and their true faces come out during the most pivotal times in our lives. Some of us don’t even know we are being abused, or remain in denial of the abuse. Coming to a point of realization isn’t incredibly easy. It takes taking a serious step back and analyzing your surroundings…

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French Politicians Force Boycott of Decathlon Sports Hijab

Earlier today, the French sports store, Decathlon, announced its intention to cancel plans to put out a sports hijab in response to threats of a boycott by French politicians. Shockingly, several bouts of criticism came from ministers in President Macron’s centrist government. Agnès Buzyn, the current Health Minister in Macron’s government, stated [about the sports hijab]:…

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Valentine’s Day? More Like Double Standards Day for This Pakistani University

It has happened again, guys. Another day, another man (or men, in this particular case) policing a woman’s hijab, whilst conveniently ignoring the obligations associated with the male hijab. In honor of Valentine’s Day, a Pakistani educational institution, namely the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad (UAF), has renamed Valentine’s Day as “Sister’s Day.” Oh, it gets…

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Hijab Policing Is Sexual Harassment, Period.

If you’re tapped into Muslim social media, you may have noticed a new trend spreading across some accounts: removing the headscarf. A recent wave of highly visible hijabi influencers have been taking off the scarf, provoking shock amongst their followers and Muslim social media users alike. Just as prevalent has been the sweeping condemnation that…