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Failing is Fine! Do it More!

Failing is completely Fine. No, Seriously. My entire life has been a series of taking the  seemingly harder road in hopes that the extra effort, heartache and perseverance will pay … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

STOP. TRYING. TO. STRIP. ME.

I refuse to be stripped down – stripped of my personality, my strength, my intelligence, my beliefs, my culture and my rights.

August 28, 2016 · 4 Comments

Burkini Ban: How an Innocent Pun Became Another Way to Erase Muslim Women

Who’d have thought a wet-suit-cap-little-skirty thing that covers ones nethers would be so controversial?

August 27, 2016 · 8 Comments

American Christian Confronts Bigotry by Wearing Hijab

In December of 2015, though April of 2016, Nancy wore the hijab in her daily life as an expression of solidarity with the American Muslim community, and in support of freedom of religious expression.

June 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

February 6 is International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. I’ve written a post explaining what FGM is, its prevalence, and how to eliminate the practice globally. Click here to … Continue reading

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Stupid Things Men do to Women in the Workplace

I love my job. I love getting up in the morning and going to work on things that interest me in a place where I feel respected and appreciated. I … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · 6 Comments

I’m a Valuable Muslim Woman, Even Without the Husband

You know what I’m sick to death of? Being asked by other Muslims about when I’m getting married. Being asked by extended family about when I’m getting married. Being asked … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 6 Comments

Anxiety; how I’m learning to understand my brain

Anxiety: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.   I am writing this post for you while stretched out on … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Is it offensive for non-Muslim women to wear a hijab?

Is it offensive for non-Muslim women to try on a hijab or cover their hair without a religious reason? Does it take away from the issues that Muslim women deal with on a regular basis?

February 28, 2015 · 150 Comments

Post for Mamamia.com.au – go read it!

Hi friends! Tonight I was published on Mamamia.com.au I wrote a post about the current Muslim experience in an anti-terror climate. Click here to read it.   — Want to … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · 3 Comments