Why did my mind immediately associate “chick flick” with “bad movie?”
The khateeb assigned women the care-taking role, and embarrassed and judged them when they were trying to connect with God.
I am someone who enjoys fashion. I enjoy clothing and the way one can create their own personal branding and identity through a piece of a clothing.
What? I know, totally shocking, but think about it.
Basically, the moral of the story is this: women don’t want to get catcalled? Don’t wait for anything. Cross the street when the light is red.
He cursed terrorists, he cursed Islam, and he cursed Muslims. I was the only Muslim around, and I was terrified.
Five tries to get the right stereotype going, world.
Heaven forbid one of us dances.
“don’t smile, and you dare not laugh with your mouth open.” Was this her way of telling us how to avoid rape?
When over a third of Western media outlets portray Muslims as oppressive, terrorizing, violent, and extreme, how are people supposed to think otherwise?
I reached to pull off the hijab I wore, fashioned into a turban.
Why does the world subject me to stereotypes? Being a Muslim woman doesn't mean I'm oppressed.