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Hijab in America

WATCH: 'All American Muslim' Explores The Hijab Dilemma

Posted 11.17.2011 | Religion

What's life like as a Muslim-American? A new eight-part series on TLC, which premiered Nov. 13 to 1.7 million viewers, tries to answer that questio...

Unveiling My Surrender

Kim Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kim Joseph

When I embraced Islam as my religion in 2004, the women at the mosque put a hijab on me. I never questioned my reasons for wearing it though. Until recently. I now realize that I never chose to wear it.

Does My Religion Make Me Look Fat? The Connection Between Piety and Body Image

Paul O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul O'Donnell

Religiosity and positive body image have been correlated in earlier studies. What made the Yarmouk University study remarkable is that, like most women in Jordan, those who participated in this study cover their hair and much of their skin whenever they leave the house.