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Interviews

Surviving 2020 With “Fake The Nation” Podcast Host & Unrelenting Optimist Negin Farsad

Surviving 2020 With “Fake The Nation” Podcast Host & Unrelenting Optimist Negin Farsad

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a difficult, turbulent, never-ending and WTF year, that just doesn’t seem to end! Whether it is politics, COVID, protests about systemic racism, […]

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Queer, Black, Muslim Instagram Creator Blair Imani Making You #SmarterInSeconds With Her Intersectional Content

Queer, Black, Muslim Instagram Creator Blair Imani Making You #SmarterInSeconds With Her Intersectional Content

With social media platforms flooded with so much content these days, especially now that many creators, artists and entertainers’ regular in-person platforms have taken to the digital world due to […]

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Muslim And Jewish Women Formed A Soliarity Movement To Stand Against Religious Bigotry

Muslim And Jewish Women Formed A Soliarity Movement To Stand Against Religious Bigotry

If we only listened to the narratives from politics and news media, it’s normal to assume we would think people of different faith backgrounds cannot intermingle or even work together […]

Entertainment

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kesha’s Comeback Video “Praying” & Muslim Poet Challenges Our Idea Of Humanity

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kesha’s Comeback Video “Praying” & Muslim Poet Challenges Our Idea Of Humanity

Welcome to another installment of Feminist Friday, the weekly column where we get to share our favorite trending videos. This week it’s all about art and creativity with an important […]

Fashion & Beauty

Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

When it comes to diversity, representation is everything. It’s easy to talk about the need to diversify, but what counts is when certain companies or industries make an actual effort […]

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Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

In an era of Trump-led politics in the US, breaking down stereotypes and speaking out against fear and lies is an imperative. Probably the ONLY good thing we’ve seen since […]

Sports

Iranian Journalist Launched An Online Magazine To Increase The Visibility Of Muslim Women In Sports

Iranian Journalist Launched An Online Magazine To Increase The Visibility Of Muslim Women In Sports

During the Rio Olympics in 2016, we saw some powerful images of female athletes wearing the hijab competing in various events. One image in particular, of an Egyptian volleyball player […]

Sports

The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

With Nike’s launch of it’s branded hijab, there have been some heated reactions. There are a number of people who are cheering the move, and of course, the expected amount […]

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan Isn’t Just A Barrier-Breaker, He’s Also A Feminist

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Isn’t Just A Barrier-Breaker, He’s Also A Feminist

He made history in May after being elected as London’s new mayor. Sadiq Khan, 45, the son of a Pakistani bus driver, became the first practicing Muslim to lead a […]

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25 Y/O Quits Job & Starts Youtube Channel To Dismantle Negative Perceptions About Muslims

25 Y/O Quits Job & Starts Youtube Channel To Dismantle Negative Perceptions About Muslims

With so much negativity and division in the world today, it’s easy to want to stay home, retreat in our safe spaces and hope we don’t become targets of the […]

Sports

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

She may not yet be a huge household name like Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin, but athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad is the new face of Team USA. Come August, when the […]

Interviews

Our Conversation With Dr. Nora Amath About Feminism, Islam & Interfaith Dialog, Part 2

Our Conversation With Dr. Nora Amath About Feminism, Islam & Interfaith Dialog, Part 2

In Part 1 of our conversation with the brilliant Dr. Nora Amath from Australia, who is a Muslim woman working with a number of organizations (one of which she co-founded) […]

Interviews

Our Conversation With Dr. Nora Amath About Feminism, Islam & Interfaith Dialog, Part 1

Our Conversation With Dr. Nora Amath About Feminism, Islam & Interfaith Dialog, Part 1

This is a conversation we have been planning to share with our readers for a while, but we needed to find the best person to have it with. Given that […]

Politics

Meet The President Of Mauritius – A World-Renowned Scientist, A Muslim, & A Woman

Meet The President Of Mauritius – A World-Renowned Scientist, A Muslim, & A Woman

Hey ladies, it turns out Beyonce was right – girls really DO run the world, literally! There is a growing list of female heads of state around the world and […]

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Feminist Author & Journalist Mona Eltahawy Says The Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution

Feminist Author & Journalist Mona Eltahawy Says The Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution

She is a somewhat polarizing figure, but author, journalist, and outspoken Muslim feminist Mona Eltahawy is responsible for sparking some very important conversations about the representation of women in Arab […]