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Ani Zonneveld

Does Islam Scare You? If So, Here's Why

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 09.16.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Does Islam scare you? Does it feel like an aggressive religion is trying to take over the world, subjugate women, persecute the LGBT community, and cut off your hand if you're caught stealing? Well, you've got good reason to be scared -- but not of Islam.

Museum of Intolerance

Ani Zonneveld | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion
Ani Zonneveld

As a museum that espouses the values of tolerance, should you, the Museum of Tolerance, be promoting such an Islamophobic film?

Marriage Equality is Islamic and American

Ani Zonneveld | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ani Zonneveld

If God can be the most gracious and compassionate then why can't we human beings do the same? Why are we the judge and prosecutor of God's creation, in this case, our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters?

Lonely Progressive Muslims: Trapped in the Crossfire Between Islamophobes and Intra-Muslim Hatred

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 04.14.2013 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

There is a new but largely unrecognized phenomenon in Europe and North America, a nascent but steadily growing movement of Muslim feminists and progressives. The movement can be a lonely one.

Jaweed Kaleem

The New Radical Islam | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.30.2013 | Religion

At first, the devout Muslims who gathered in a Washington, D.C., conference center seemed like they could have come from any mosque. There were women ...