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Week of 4/20/15: Anti-Muslim ads to Go Up In NYC… Again.

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off. Another set of crazy headlines. Enjoy. Week of 4/20/15: Muslim woman sued Domino’s after “bomb threat” arrest. She walked in with her two year old son and ordered a pizza, after receiving “the worst pizza…

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Official MuslimGirl Statement Commemorating 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

MuslimGirl stands firmly with the Armenian community in its struggle for justice and extend our unwavering support in solidarity. We vigilantly condemn statements made in the April 19 press release issued by the United States Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO). We believe that in the statement, the USCMO and its signatories plainly deny and whitewash the Armenian Genocide. Through…

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SIGN: Armenian, Turkish, Middle Eastern and Muslim-Americans Condemn USCMO Statement on the Armenian Genocide

This public letter is written by Sophia Armen, Armenian-American, great granddaughter of survivors from Van, Kharpert, Hadjin, and Istanbul. To conscious community, We, the undersigned, condemn the statement released on April 19,2015 by the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) entitled “USCMO Statement on 1915 Turkish-Armenian Events.” We come from diverse identities, issues, and their intersections. We…

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Week of 3/29/15: Country Music Kills Muslims

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off. Yet another set of crazy headlines. Enjoy. Week of 3/29/15: The chairman of a branch of the Idaho Republican Party “accidentally” sent out a mass email on Monday. Surprisingly it was offensively anti-Islamic. Unsurprisingly,…

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Week of 3/22/15: The Germanwings Killer Co-Pilot Must Have Been Muslim

#MuslimGirlProbs is our weekly link roundup of headlines, stories, events, and situations that make us want to rip our hijabs off. The outrageous intensity of headlines just keeps getting worse. It’s like a painfully slow linear upwards trend in between sharp spikes of “Islamic” advertised terrorism. Non-coincidentally, and unsurprisingly, the progression of stupidity is directly…

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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…