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Interviews

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‘Unorthodox’ Creator/Producer Alexa Karolinski On The Series Taking The World By Storm

If there is one TV series that we believe has set the world on fire and provoked meaningful conversations about life, love, and community during the COVID-19 stay-at-home mandates, it […]

Creativity

‘Uncovering’ Novel Explores A Muslim Society Threatened By Extremism & Its Effect On Women

‘Uncovering’ Novel Explores A Muslim Society Threatened By Extremism & Its Effect On Women

When we look at newsmedia coverage of religion or extremist incidents, we are only given the highlighted points and are often left to fill in the blanks or form opinions […]

Contributors

Author Recalls Childhood Steeped In Religious Fundamentalism & Poverty In New Memoir

Author Recalls Childhood Steeped In Religious Fundamentalism & Poverty In New Memoir

By Kelly J Beard My mother saw demons. I learned this while curled at her feet, eavesdropping on her conversations during Bible Study. She and three other women from Desert […]

Causes

The Modern Muslim Woman: An Anonymous Open Letter Championing Our Diverse & Nuanced Voices

The Modern Muslim Woman: An Anonymous Open Letter Championing Our Diverse & Nuanced Voices

Saudi women have won, after so long, the basic right to drive. This is an amazing victory, but it is also a litmus test for the pacing of equality. It […]

Girl on a Mission

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

The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

The Importance Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Tackling Abortion In A Nuanced And Shame-Free Way

It seems bizarre that such a heated and polarized topic like abortion, well known to MANY Americans, is very rarely brought up in fictional story lines in the entertainment world. […]

Girl on a Mission

Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

On the surface, the idea of “waiting until marriage” or choosing to wait for the partner you are going to spend the rest of your life with sounds noble. And […]

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 […]

Entertainment

This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

We love feminist magazines! There have been a number of fledgling publications we have drawn attention to around the world and will continue to do so, as they are becoming […]

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 […]

Celebrities

Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik Launches Website Discussing Everything From Faith To Feminism

Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik Launches Website Discussing Everything From Faith To Feminism

We love Mayim Bialik, and not just because of her role as neuroscientist Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler on ‘The Big Bang Theory’ which makes her an awesome STEM role models […]

Entertainment

Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Meet The First British Female Muslim Hip Hop Duo – “Poetic Pilgrimage”

Who says faith and feminism don’t go together? Meet the first all-female hip hop Muslim duo who say they aren’t here to be poster girls for faith, but they are […]

Girl on a Mission

The Catholic Nuns On A Mission To Fight For A Woman’s Right To Choose

The Catholic Nuns On A Mission To Fight For A Woman’s Right To Choose

The image that often appears in our minds when we think of nuns is one of piety, strictness and a firm conservative leaning, right? How about if we told you […]

Politics

Lebanese TV Host Says Shutting Down Sexism On Air Is About Self-Respect, Not Ratings

Lebanese TV Host Says Shutting Down Sexism On Air Is About Self-Respect, Not Ratings

This statement is well on its way to becoming the best meme the internet has ever seen. It perfectly states what equality is about, and why some people have trouble […]

Boys We Like, Causes

Jimmy Carter Dedicating The Rest Of His Life Fighting For Women’s Rights

Jimmy Carter Dedicating The Rest Of His Life Fighting For Women’s Rights

Former US President Jimmy Carter should be enjoying retirement right about now. But instead, the 90 year old (yep, NINETY!!) has decided is not done in leadership just yet. In […]