Racism and the Glorification of White Converts in Muslim Communities

This post was last updated on January 29th, 2019 In discussions about racism, the focus is usually on mainstream society and its treatment of ethnic minorities. What is not usually discussed is the racism within those communities themselves. ​​We Don’t Talk about Our Own Racist Attitudes ​Many Muslims are aware …

Intersectionality and the Privilege of White Vegan Men

This post was last updated on January 29th, 2019 Intersectionality and the privilege of white vegan men are finally being discussed at a higher rate in the vegan movement. However, many people still don’t understand the terms “intersectionality” and “privilege” – and others outright refuse to acknowledge these concepts. Disclaimer: …

Twelve Things You Should Never Say to a Muslim Woman Who Doesn’t Wear Hijab

This post was last updated on January 29th, 2019 Muslim women who don’t wear hijab are in the unfortunate position to get a lot of outrageous comments from Muslims and non-Muslims alike. While I understand that non-Muslims don’t necessarily know a lot of things about Islam and may want to …

Islamic Feminism

This post was last updated on January 29th, 2019 ​I previously wrote about the main arguments some Muslims use against feminism, but let me talk more about Muslim feminists. Some Muslim feminists like to point out that Muslim-majority countries have produced many female heads of state. While I wouldn’t use …

Islam vs. Feminism

This post was last updated on January 29th, 2019 One of the most difficult topics for Muslim feminists is the lack of support they get from mainstream Muslims. Many Muslim men are completely opposed to the idea of feminism, and many Muslim women are afraid of it being un-Islamic and …