YouTube, Tazzy Phe

Here’s What’s Wrong With Saying “Muslim Men Are Trash”

The phrase “Men are trash” is everywhere, and Muslim men are subjected to it, too. It’s been uttered by that friend of yours who just got dumped by her ex-favorite person, or even an uneducated non-Muslim that just decided to buy into this narrative. When it comes to the idea of saying that “Muslim men…

Photo credit: Shutterstock

How Islam Led Me to Reject Toxic Masculinity and Realize My Worth

Editor’s Note: Written by Margaret Johnson. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. Several years ago, at 35 years old, I converted to Islam. As I began to practice the religion, I unexpectedly felt an awakening of my feminine energy. Growing up in America, I rarely received any encouragement for my femaleness: I…