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

#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 TO GET RECOGNIZED? NOT BEING TALKED ABOUT/OVER/AROUND?  HELLO, IS THIS THING ON?

We decided to put #MuslimGirlProbs on blast, front and center — with a weekly roundup of headlines, stories, events, or situations that could not possibly deserve a better response from Muslim women than “SMH.” Consider this our own mini media watch. We got our eyes on you. eyes

How does it feel to be a problem?

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See you next week, unfortunately.

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  • Hi! I have a question. I would dearly love somebody’s input, if you have the time and inclination. I’m in Australia, I’m a feminist (I love your facebook page btw, I refer people to you guys all the time if they start making “Islam is sexist those poor women” noises). I’m a non-Muslim white woman who wants to support my muslim sisters any way I can, especially living in a racist country under a racist prime minister who has made it more or less socially okay to say appalling things.

    A little while ago some event occurred (I can’t remember what, hello, my privilege is showing). It may have been after the Sydney siege, as part of the #illridewithyou thing… But there were a bunch of non-Muslim women wearing the hijab in solidarity with Muslim women. And I felt super weird about it. And I had nobody to ask. On the one hand, yay, visible solidarity! At a time when everything feels so polarised! On the other hand, so many things. So many problems. What is your take on this?

  • you cannot appropriate hijab because headscarves are not only from Islam. why say no to people who want to wear it for a day? its a form of dawah as well.

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