Another World Cup Double Standard: LGBTQ+ Rights

What does it mean for Qatar to host the World Cup? There have been repeated Islamophobic attacks on the Qatari government. In this article, I would like to address the double standard regarding LGBTQ+ rights. We all know how homophobia is an issue in the Muslim world. That isn’t a news flash. However, there are multiple blind spots…

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An Imam Compared My Marriage to a Marlboro Light

I have been a proud Muslim for as long as I can remember. I have been proudly queer for just as long. Growing up in a progressive, mixed-faith, mixed-race home in Morocco, I had the privilege of simultaneously living in several worlds at once. My father, a Muslim man who lived with integrity, kindness, and…


Rep. Ilhan Omar Attended Pride and Muslim Twitter Went Nuts

So, at the start of the week, this happened: #HappyPride! I had a fantastic time dancing, hugging, and celebrating #TCPride with everyone this weekend! ❤️🧡💛💚💙 #Pride pic.twitter.com/wmdq4FVwRF — Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) June 24, 2019 Rep. Ilhan Omar took time out of her busy schedule of breaking glass ceilings to attend Pride in her home state…