muslim

Essays

What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder

It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
5.13.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

4 Muslim Women on How to Survive in Media

Journalists Noura Erakat, Eman Bare, Meher Ahmad, and Safaa Khan get candid about what they love about being Muslim in media and how they handle tokenization.
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

Representation as a Black Muslim Woman Is Good—And It's a Trap

"Muslim Cool" author Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer shares the "twin truths about representation."
Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer
3.27.19
The Least You Could Do

100 Ways to Better Support Muslim Women

Don’t ask us why we wear the hijab; don’t ask us why we don’t wear the hijab.
Farha Chowdhury
3.27.19
Islam

Islam Helped Me Find My Path as a Queer Sex Educator

Wazina Zondon, a co-creator of the storytelling performance Coming Out Muslim, discusses finding clarity and joy in her sexuality through religion.
Wazina Zondon
3.27.19
Christchurch shooting

New Zealand's Gun Laws Are Already Changing After the Christchurch Attacks

"To make our community safer, the time to act is now."
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.18.19
midterms

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Become the First Muslim Women in Congress Ever

Today marks a huge victory for American Muslims—and especially American Muslim women—who have gone vastly unrepresented in our federal government. Tonight, not one, but two Muslim women were elected to Congress for the first time.
Leila Ettachfini
11.7.18
Photos

Stop Stereotyping Arab Women With Your Halloween Costumes

Photographer Yumna Al-Arashi wants you to trash your sexy Jasmine costume and dress up as her heroes instead.
Yumna Al-Arashi
Zing Tsjeng
10.31.18
Queerly Beloved

Meet Faluda Islam, the Muslim Drag Queen From the Future

On this week's episode of "Queerly Beloved," we hear the story of how, with the help from queer family, artist Zulfikar Ali Bhutto developed his anti-Islamophobic drag persona.
Sarah Burke
9.19.18
In Moderation

Facebook’s Own Training Materials Fell for Fake News

As the 2 billion user-strong platform grapples with misinformation, a training document for Facebook content moderators incorrectly claimed an image was of violence in Myanmar.
Joseph Cox
9.5.18
Islam

Eid al-Adha Made Me a Vegetarian, But I Learned to Love It Anyway

Growing up, the holiday, in which Muslims slaughter a lamb to commemorate Ibrahim's sacrifice, traumatized me. I've since come to appreciate Eid al-Adha for showing me the reality of where meat comes from and the value of togetherness.
Leila Ettachfini
8.21.18
Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex

We Spent a Month Swiping Right on Minder, the Muslim Tinder

One guy's profile read: “Looking for a Khadija in a world of Kardashians.”
Maroosha Muzaffar
Zeyad Masroor Khan
Parthshri Arora
7.9.18
0118