I hope that Muslims with children that have the strength to come out as queer or trans, accept their children for who they truly are.
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.
Every convert in the group said they hated "giving it up."
I personally refuse to condemn these acts of violence and not because I agree with them.
No hostages were taken. No demands were made. This was an act of sheer brutality.
I do know the pain of being compared to a lighter skin sibling and more white passing cousins.
Yes, I called myself fat. But why can’t I be beautiful, too?
As a teen, my white friends loved me in parts.
How could I be a good hijabi if I did this?
On our first date, she asked me if I believed in God.