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Amani Al-Khatahtbeh Joins HuffPost Live to Talk Media Representation, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and More

Our editor-in-chief Amani Al-Khatahtbeh joined HuffPost Live on Monday to discuss how millennial Muslim women are reshaping Islam. The discussion was prompted and joined by the anonymous author of Gawker’s published essay called “Practicing Islam in Short Shorts,” in which a Muslim woman explores her contemporary interpretation of the faith. The conversation not only talked…

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Week of 3/15/2015: “Islamic” State Kills More Muslims

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off.   Another week, another set of headlines. Here we go again. Week of 3/15/2015: A Canadian backbencher, Larry Miller, apologizes for telling niqab-wearing Muslim women to, and we quote, “stay the hell where they come…

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Week of 3/08/15: Overflowing White Male Tears for Muslim Women

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off.  Brace yourselves. Here’s this week’s roundup with a side of stupidity, racism, abuse, and ignorance. Enjoy. Week of 3/08/15: Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, announces that the niqab is “rooted in a culture that…

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Week of 3/01/15: FBI Encourages Spies to Sleep With Muslim Women

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off.  Another week, another set of horrific headlines and Islamophobic propaganda. We’ll let you know when things get better. Until then, here are more new stories that will make you cringe, laugh hysterically, and order…

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Week of 2/22/15: Obama Has Been Secretly Muslim All This Time

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off.  It is becoming increasingly harder to tell the difference between satire and actual news when it comes to Muslims. To quote Margari Hill in our State of the Muslim Union discussion last night, “we…

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Week of 2/15/15: Apparently Islam = ISIS? Eyeroll…

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off. :eyes: It’s been a very emotionally exhausting couple of weeks for all of us. The heightened hate crimes and political neglect are just phase 1. Get ready for the second painful phase that we…

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#MuslimGirlProbs Roundup: Molly White, Michelle Obama, Buzzfeed…

So, we’ve been low-key letting you in on #MuslimGirlProbs we’ve been feeling here and there, and you were really into it. Some of y’all were even like PREEEEACH SISTA! :raised_hands: You already know our biggest #MuslimGirlProbs of them all is, you know, this little ongoing battle we like to call FIGHTING FOR OUR VOICE? TRYING…

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Reflecting on ISIS as a Convert: A Brief 101

One of the most difficult things about being a convert to any faith is telling the people in your life about that decision. Personally, I waited a very long time before letting my friends and family know. If I had a time machine, I’d go back and wait even longer. My decision to full on…