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How France Is Hiding Islamophobia Behind Opportunistic Feminism

Decathlon, a French sports equipment retailer, is a very strong brand in their native land. It is affordable, accessible — they have a lot of shops in France — and their range of choices is so large that it satisfies almost everyone. Many French people have childhood memories linked to the company, such as when…

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#MGAnon: How Can I Convince My Dad That I Need Independence?

Welcome to #MuslimGirlAnon, your one-stop spot for all the advice you could need! Every week, we crowd-source the very best advice our #MGClique has to offer about issues plaguing our girl gang. Need some advice? Write to editorial@muslim-girl-2021-production.mystagingwebsite.com, and we may just feature you!  Q: I’m a first generation college student and have big dreams of…

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How Hard Did Age Hit You?

We live in a youth-obsessed culture. Advertisers bombard us with products claiming to hold the key to eternal youth–buy this and you will look and feel younger. As if our value slowly diminishes with age. Society plants the seed that these are the best years of our lives. Websites provide endless lists of things we…

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“The Savior Game” — A Poem

Who told you That you could speak for me? After all, your tongue Can’t even move smoothly Over the sounds and letters Of my name, Who told you That you could pitch Imaginary bars around me, Looming high, Turn me into a false prisoner And have ignorance comply To be the watch guard, That you…

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How I’m Observing the 4th of July

The way I choose to observe the 4th of July is by remembering the timeless statement that Tarek Mehanna delivered to the court for his sentencing in April 2012. Because Mehanna resisted the coercion of a federal officer to be a spy against the Muslim community, he was accused and tried for conspiring to help…